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Senior Project Manager - Facilities
Ref No.: 18-00163
Location: Foster City, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Project Manager III (Facilities)
Location: Foster City, CA
Type: Contract

Responsibilities:
  • Comprehensively develops and manages project budgets and drives financial accountability for delivery of all solutions.
  • Works with IT Leads on coordination of RFP/RFI process for projects as required and works closely with the IT leads and Network/AV teams to execute effective selection of delivery and solutions partners.
  • Develops and actively manages project plans, schedule and budget to meet deliverables.
  • Maintains all reporting requirements as needed.
  • Coordinates with Network and AV Leads on managing resources utilized in the project.
  • Actively manages the execution of the project, including assigning tasks to project Network and AV project leads, managing project scope and finances, and ensuring the quality of deliverables.
  • Integrates the work of large teams and multiple vendors to deliver project success.
  • Oversees all phases of the project, coordinating with Portfolio manager, IT Leads, business sponsors, vendors, and other relevant areas of IT throughout.
  • Ensures all deliverables and commitments are met and the project is in compliance with relevant standards and methodologies.
  • Manage project financially.
  • Extensive understanding on budget forecasting, accruals, change management process.
  • Proactively leads and executes project risk management and mitigation.
  • Orchestrates activities across all internal and external constituents and works comfortably with Gilead IT leadership to escalate and manage delivery challenges.
  • Possesses seasoned expertise in project management methodologies, tools and techniques
Requirements:
  • Hands on experience working as project manager managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Extensive 12+ years of Facilities and Infrastructure project management experience.
  • Possesses in-depth understanding of the SDLC and how to apply it to relevant projects.
  • Seen as an expert resource in the organization on project management.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of IT functions and services.
  • Possesses familiarity with many technologies, with particular focus on deployment and implementation of technologies.
  • Flexible, calm under pressure, highly communicative, and comfortable taking ownership in ambiguous situations.
  • Track record of successful integration across multiple and complex technologies and systems.
  • PMP certification highly desirable, but prior success on the job is most critical.
  • Prior experience with managing projects related to Facilities construction; Network and Audio/Visual Infrastructure is required.
  • Prior experience managing Application projects would be a big plus
  • Good understanding of facilities related infrastructure as it relates to WAN/LAN/Wireless networks and Audio Visual systems would be required.
  • Some sort of certification with facilities management domain would be a big plus.
  • Understanding of IT qualification and commissioning process in bio-pharm industry is desired