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Sr Project Manager - Pharma/Biotech
Ref No.: 18-00028
Location: Foster City, California
Position Type:Contract
Position: Sr Project Manager - Pharma/Biotech
Location: Foster City, CA
Type: Contract


Job Responsibilities
  • Manage one or more work streams on a major program for our PDM group.
  • Assist in providing training/coaching on project management principles where appropriate to our stakeholders (business owners, System managers, validation engineers, etc.)
  • Create appropriate project plans and work schedules to meet business objectives and priorities
  • Provide an ongoing assessment and management of project risks and determine actions necessary to mitigate risks
  • Track and help resolve project issues
  • Facilitate the execution and follow the Change control, CAPA, and Deviation processes
  • Provide regular project plan updates and status reporting on financial and delivery progress, including weekly executive dashboards
  • Lead project communications activities to the stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other IT groups involved in the project delivery process
  • Assure, through monitoring and project oversight, that project delivery is on-time and within budget; identifying, tracking, reporting, and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Coordinate the delivery of training with business systems users and IT
  • Facilitate post implementation project reviews and the incorporation of lessons learned back into principles, policies, practices and the in-house knowledge base
Essential Duties, responsibilities, and experience
  • 10+ Years PM experience in both the application and infrastructure space.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Must have excellent judgment and strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage others through influence
  • Solid IT Project Management skills
  • Solid Microsoft Project Skills
  • Able to mentor and lead others through the use of project management best practices
  • Proven track record in successful project delivery
  • PMI certification or comparable experience
  • Experienced in GMP, specifically CSV (SDLC, VLC)
  • PMI certification or comparable experience
  • Knowledgeable in Part 11/Annex 11 and electronic GMP documentation controls
  • Solid understanding of the principles of Data integrity as applicable in the Pharma space
  • Experience with Documentum and Trackwise a plus
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging, constantly changing environment