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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-15505
Location: Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
Job Title: IT Project Manager
Job Location: Swiftwater, PA
Job Duration: 4+ Months

Job Description: 

The primary purpose of this position is to function within the Information Solutions Department as a leader of the design, development, testing, documentation, validation, and support of approved IS business projects that will facilitate the development and management of systems within the Commercial Operations business process area with respect to information capture, storage, analysis and reporting. A person in this position may lead projects that are local, regional or global in scope, and that have extensive impact on the business. Examples of the types of systems that the individual will work with include data acquisition systems, document management systems, web applications, Laboratory Information Management Systems, manufacturing automation systems, SAP, etc. The majority of the positions responsibilities are related to system implementation tasks such as: Business case development.; Resource management, including proactive assignment of resources to IS projects; Leadership of project implementation teams; Development of project plans and day to day management of IS projects; Process design, business data, process, and workflow modeling; Software selection; Interaction with Sr. Business Analysts and Business Analysts who may manage day to day tasks at a more detailed level; Managing IS and other project team resources across multiple projects to get projects completed; Change management; Management of project budgets via capital and deferred software funds; Establishment and maintenance of a common framework to support application development, including project management standards, software configuration control, change management, user support and training, testing procedures, validation, and quality assurance; Coordinated reporting and presentation of project status, resource allocation, and other project-related information to IS management.

The person engaged on this project work must be familiar with, or have the capacity to become familiar with the Sanofi Pasteur and VaxServe business areas which include Sales, Sales Force Activity, Marketing, Customer Account Management, eCommerce, Reporting and Analytics.
The resource must have the skills required to properly engage members of the sanofi pasteur and VaxServe businesses, and IS team members as needed during the project lifecycle, throughout which they will serve as primary point of contact. This includes analysis and advising on the various recommendations and alternatives, through the construction, testing, deployment, and go-live support period for changes moved to production.
Industry Experience
Experience in pharmaceuticals and/or life sciences business models preferred, however, open to other indsutries. A thorough understanding, or ability to gain understanding, of the sanofi pasteur and VaxServe business models, especially the inbound and outbound contact center teams and their processes Good working knowledge of one or more of the following systems, data warehousing, reporting tools, CRM systems, eCommerce & CTI systems

Business Analyst Experience:
  • 5-6 years' experience with IS/IT related projects .
  • Familiar with traditional methods of requirements gathering, project monitoring, quality assurance, and quality control of project deliverables Will assist in partnering with and guiding users in formulating and clarifying problem issues and requirements.
  • Experience with agile/extreme/scrum project management methods is a plus Ability to apply requirements gathering techniques to complex computer systems and business needs
  • Ability to prepare executable test scripts to validate project deliverables, based upon requirements
  • Ability to prepare documentation for presenting changes to formal change management processes
  • Ability to work independently and guide and direct the work of business analyst and developers under overall project objectives and requirements
  • Ability to produce quality deliverables within a scheduled timeframe
Technology Experience:
  • Experienced with the use of MS Office Suite and proficient with project management software
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt new technologies
  • Understanding of software development and configuration standards and practices
  • Previous experience with MicroStrategy, Altitude/CTI call center systems, SAP CRM 7.0 are a plus