Ref No.: 18-02941
Location: Foster City, California
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date: 04/17/2018
 
Client: Gilead
Job Title: MSP Manager
Location: Foster City, CA
Duration: 12 months
 
Specific Responsibilities and Skills:
Work closely with HR lead responsible for clients worldwide Contingent Workforce Program (CWP), by providing business project management support across multiple CWP-related initiatives. Client works with a Managed Services Provider (MSP) and a Vendor Management System (VMS). The CWP also supports engagement of Contingent Workers in other countries. The CWP is co-owned by HR and Strategic Sourcing at client. This role will manage multiple work streams and create/execute plans and may provide similar support for other Talent Acquisition (TA) projects.
 
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
1. Support development and rollout of new CWP related programs or processes by helping to build the business case, bring stakeholders together, facilitate whiteboard sessions, document & validate recommendations, and prepare presentations and other materials as needed
2. Build cross-functional partnerships with Strategic Sourcing, Finance & Legal to support the achievement of the CWP's objectives developed by the program leads
3. Lead work streams independently where needed or in partnership with HR lead and external vendors and manage workstream dependencies and hand-offs
4. Prepare, reports to internal stakeholders as needed, set project communication cadence, communicate status updates and serves as the primary point of contact for workstream related inquiries
5. Leverage best practices in change management methods, tools and approaches to create an effective change plan to manage key risks associated with deploying new programs and processes
 
Education & Experience:
•           Experience with CWP as an Operations Manager and/or a strong background within TA project management
•           Business project management experience leading multiple work streams
•           Demonstrated skills in organizational planning to coordinate and drive CWP projects and initiatives to completion
•           Ability to analyze data, trends and help tell the story of what CWP is accomplishing or identify potential issues
•           Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project, Asana etc.; and ability to adopt new systems
•           Ability to work independently while demonstrating initiative and resourcefulness in a fast-paced environment