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Project Manager III
Ref No.: 20-02682
Location: South San Francisco, California
Project Manager III
Biopharmaceutical Industry
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Contract-to-hire Date: 6/5/2020 - 1/15/2021
JobID# 10455378

Join a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.  The world's leading biotech company with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline. Join a team of highly dedicated, passionate individuals who take pride in a culture of openness, integrity and creativity. 

Project name: CRISP (Connecting Regulatory Insight & Policy)

 We are searching for a Project Manager III who will have Project Vision to build a knowledge management database related to molecule strategy. 
PDR currently has strategy and insights regarding molecule strategy in various places such as ppt, gdoc, etc. When a new molecule is being developed, the scientists often have to rely on their network to procure data and information to help them design their molecule strategy.
A database will enable them to pull relevant data and learnings from "precedents" when required, help them make better decisions and enable more efficient interactions with health authorities. They will build operational and analytical dashboards on top of the database.
Key skills required of the PM/Scrum master-
  1. Ability to partner with the business closely and contribute to project strategy, governance, and light OCM/training/adoption planning activities
  2. Ability to lead through ambiguity (at least initially)
  3. Agile mindset is important. He/she may not play an active scrum master role but will manage scrum masters and will be seen as an agile coach/influencer to the team
  4. Experience with vendor solution analysis/negotiation
  5. Experience running POCs
  6. Business and IT team members are primarily in SSF, but there is a small development team in Poland
  7. 50% allocation suffices at this time. It will ramp up to 100% as the POC comes to a close and it spins off into a project
  8. Knowledge of clinical and regulatory domain is a huge plus
  9. Experience working with IT Security, Privacy, Quality on SRAs, DCRs, Vendor assessments is important