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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04533
Location: South San Francisco, California
IT PROJECT MANAGER

Our client, a leader in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industry, is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to join their team. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a large and growing company. If you are interested in learning more, please apply ASAP!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Formulates and defines, in collaboration with sponsors and stakeholders, scope and objectives of the project and ensures communication of project goals and business direction to management.
Primarily responsible for delivering the project on time, within budget and meeting the strategic business and technical requirements defined at project initiation and/or through controlled, documented scope management throughout the project delivery.
Manages the triple constraints [Cost, Schedule, Scope/Quality] of the project delivery, escalating to sponsors, stakeholders, Functional Managers, and/or Sr. Mgmt., as appropriate to keep project on track, in scope, and on budget, specifically including full financial forecasting for project and annual budget constraints.
May identify and secure appropriate team members to support the project delivery, in collaboration with sponsors, stakeholders, Solution Owners, and resource managers.
Identifies, schedules, and tracks to completion project deliverables, tasks, activities, and milestones.
Identifies, documents, and ensures analysis of scope change requests throughout the project lifecycle.
Identifies, documents, and accesses probability/impact, and develops a mitigation strategy, in collaboration with sponsors, stakeholders, and Solution Owners, for all project risks.
Subsequently tracks mitigation strategies to closure for each risk that becomes an issue.
Effectively tracks and reports on issues in progress of resolution and those successfully closed.
Provides accurate, timely, and fit for purpose project status reports using established norms and reporting tools established for the portfolio.
Establishes and maintains effective communication for assigned projects and with dependent projects.
Responsible for compliance with project management, portfolio management, and Computer Systems Validation (CSV) policies, guidelines, process automation tools, and reporting standards of the portfolio.
These norms will include all system validation state documentation, project documentation, including compliance with Project Management Methodology, resource forecasting/tracking, financial forecasting/tracking, and governance procedures for the portfolio.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Extensive forecasting and budgeting expereince
Risk management experience
Experience working in a matrixed environment
Excellent communication,

DESIRED SKILLS:
Experience working in biotechnology/pharma environments