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Project Specialist I
Ref No.: 17-15881
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Project Specialist, eBuy
The eBuy Project Specialist will provide support on all aspects of purchase to pay for a defined Sanofi Genzyme Business Unit. This individual will facilitate the cross functional preparation and processing of all non-catalog activity, as well as reporting and monitoring of requisitions through approval. The project manager will own and resolve issues within the purchase to pay model and serve as liaison with the full eBuy Project Management Team.
The eBuy Project Specialist will also assist with various project activities in support of project initiation, planning, execution and closing. This includes support of project schedules and budgets, cost tracking, status reporting, project communication, information gathering, coordination and facilitation of meetings, tracking and resolution of issues, and tracking risks and resources. The project manager will plan and manage small, well-defined projects or sub-projects under the general direction of the lead eBuy project manager.
Essential Functions
Facilitate Purchase to Pay activities on behalf of the business
Provide superior customer service
Coordinate reporting generation and distribution
Support the development and maintenance of project and program plans. This includes project schedules and budgets, and plans for project quality, resources, communications and risks
Assists with monitoring and controlling the execution of project tasks against the project plans
Supports the preparation of status reports and other project reports and presentation of information to organizational leadership, project teams and client / customer groups
Strong analytical skills with focus on overall process and support services for customers and the organization as a whole
Strong communications skills and the ability to work well in a cross-functional team
Knowledge of success metrics
Coordinates and facilitate team meetings/ stakeholder meetings / external vendor meetings
Maintains the overall P2P documentation library ensuring that all documentation is established, maintained and retained as necessary in project databases

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
3+ years of project management experience
Previous experience with Purchase to Pay (eBuy experience a plus)
Customer Service experience
Excel, Access, GCET or database management
Preferred Qualifications
Certificate or training in Project Management a plus
Highly detail-oriented and excellent communication skills
Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
Ability to work independently
Ability to work transversally – both across functions and across business units
Highly organized
Thoughtful, timely communication
Problem solving
Motivated by process improvement