Program Manager Life Sciences - Consultant
Are you a talented professional that focuses on the planning, execution, and monitoring of project initiatives? Are you a resourceful problem solver that thrives in the identification and definition of creative, effective technology solutions? Do you have several years of industry vertical depth in Life Sciences working for commercial clients specifically around CROs? As a Project Management/Functional Manager, you will help clients set-up, manage, and operate their most complex projects, define functional requirements for technology solutions, and design and derive transformative approaches for technology systems.
Work you'll do
As a Consultant you will bring strong and in-depth Functional and Project Management solutions to clients with a focus on projects related to custom software development with specific experience working in the life sciences industry vertical.
Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies.
Responsibilities include, among others, managing small teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.
Develop and maintain contact with decision makers at key clients; participate in some aspects of the proposal development process as needed.
At Deloitte Consulting LLP, our systems integration specialists help clients manage the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond, helping to link their IT programs to organizational goals. And we offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration. Learn more about our Systems Integration practice.
Project Management Life Sciences Consultants are required to have:
3+ years of relevant consulting and/or life sciences industry experience managing and delivering systems;
Experience managing activities in a validated environment following strict protocols for and work and level of documentation for quality and regulated systems;
Experience and familiarity with Life Sciences and R & D terminology, standard industry applications and databases;
Familiarity and experience with drug development life cycles and terminology;
Experience working in Clinical Research Organizations is highly desirable specifically with Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) experience;
2+ years planning and managing project initiatives in a Project Management Office or similar team environment;
2+ years of experience with Project Management Tools such as Microsoft Project and Microsoft SharePoint;
2+ years of experience with Requirements Management and Traceability tools such as the IBM Rational suite and HP Quality Center
2+ years of experience translating requirements into optimized designs and identifying alternatives
A willingness to travel 80-100% of the time
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship, now, or at any time in the future.
In addition, successful Consultants will have the following preferred background:
Experience of projects involving solution development based on cloud (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), web or mobile application architecture
Experience of leading fit gap analysis for migrating applications to cloud platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or Force.com
Experience leading small teams in a collaborative environment
Experience in work planning, monitoring, and reporting
Experience managing requirements processes including conducting interviews and documenting requirements
Experience managing design activities including design sessions and defining future state processes
Experience with industry standard System Development Life Cycle methodologies
Ability to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills
Experience working also in Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, R & D, Clinical, Clinical Operations may also provide useful
A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field
An advanced degree in an area of specialization
PMP certification is preferred
Experience working with Agile/Scrum is strongly preferred. Certification is a plus.
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