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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04595
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
PROJECT MANAGER

Our client, a leader in the Pharmaceutical indsutry, is seeking an experienced 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 this is something you are interested in learning more about, please apply ASAP!


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and manage comprehensive project plans and budget for the project. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
Ensure user/business requirements associated with project are documented and agreed to by business owner. Defines and clarifies project scope and objectives. Manages project change control and monitoring.
Work directly with appropriate business unit management on both strategic and tactical issues. Provide technical and analytical guidance to stakeholders and the project team. Drive realization of project value or benefits from solutions delivered.
Identify and manage project risks. Recommend and take action to direct the analysis and mitigation of potential risks.
Lead, coach, counsel and develop members of the project team. Communicate project goals, direction and activities with team and project stakeholders. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
Ensure testing activities are carried out in a manner compliant with IT, Business and regulatory requirements. Ensures adherence to quality standards and development methodology.
Ensure testing plans and material are developed and implemented in accordance with project timelines, providing high quality training materials, including both system application usage and business processes that drives knowledge to users.
Manages all aspects of the project spending and consumption including internal resources, external resources and tangible spending. Provides feedback on project cost implications and monitors spending against budget estimates.
Work closely with account managers, analysts, functional/technical consulting staff and directly with internal customers to design technology solutions needed to drive alignment of business needs.
Contribute to the Global Project Management Community through participation in discussions, workshops, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
7 years of related project management experience
Demonstrated management, analytical, organizational, interpersonal, project management, communication/presentation skills
Highly developed Microsoft Suite skills (Word, Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint)
Organize and lead meetings that involve non-technical resources that result in clear requirements

DESIRED SKILLS:
Previous related industry experience highly preferred
​PMP Certification