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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-07039
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/24/2018 to 09/24/2019
Product development project management
Facilitates problem-solving & decision-making with respect to project deliverables and meeting timelines
Identifies resource issues, escalating to higher management as needed
Facilitates timelines/tasks/requests from project teams and other cross-functional departments. Follows up with team members to ensure timely deliverables (e.g. major milestones, cost and scope).
Focuses on proactive planning to manage risk, remove barriers and meet goals.
Tracks and reports regularly on project timelines and achievement of project status/milestones via management dashboard
Fully understand external project implications (i.e. competitive landscape, clinical requirements, documentation needs) and any other potential external factors which may derail the project.
Ensure smooth transition of project from Development phase to Launch/Commercialization Phase
Responsible for facilitating decision-making within project teams:
Provides input on functional support; coordinates with other leaders to plan support
Arbitrates decision-making when project team cannot reach consensus, escalating major unresolved issues to higher management
Facilitates meetings and keeps them effective by defining concise agendas, acting as a timekeeper, summarizing action items and maintaining records (minutes)
Communicates all pre-defined events to team members and other stakeholders according to communication plan

Strong leadership to execute projects and develop people
Project and Team management skill to optimize resources to deliver results
Ability to synthesize and communicate to senior management
Ability to identify and manage risk; able to make decisions under risk
Able to lead effective problem solving
Able to identify issues requiring escalation
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Project / Gantt Charts
Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines
Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
Seeks consensus but makes decisions
Integrates outcomes across functions
Creates urgency and rapid & creative problem solving environment
Leverages support from senior management when required
Knowledge of generic industry is essential.