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Project Manager III (IT)

Category:Contract
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
Posted:Fri, May 22, 2020
Salary:US$70 - US$71 per hour
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Project Manager III (IT)

Timeline/duration: 18 months

Location: Remote, then Cambridge

Interview process: Phonre, then Video


The R&D IT Project Manager will oversee the global safety database run activities, which will help determine Biogens path forward around their GSD as this project will focus on analyzing current functionality as well as the functionality in the proposed new system. The Project Manager has responsibility for the health and success of these projects within a matrixed organization with direct relationships with various groups in the business as well as IT.

This role requires the ability to:
Monitor, manage, and ensure predictable delivery of projects in a deadline-driven environment.
Drive delivery and accountability of internal staff as well as vendors and third-party project managers.
Enable early identification and appropriate escalation of risks and issues that require assistance, attention, or executive resolution.
Effectively communicate project status to leadership, verbally or in written form.

The Project Manager will monitor resources both internal to as well as external vendors and partners. The Project Manager is accountable for ensuring that the projects are delivered according to committed scope, approved budget, and target dates. The Project Manager will ensure that internal staff, as well as vendors and third-party project managers, provide committed project deliverables to the appropriate cadence and high level of quality.

Experience:
5+ years project management experience, ideally including budget accountability
8+ years experience as an IT professional
Comfortable with both waterfall and Agile methodologies, and familiarity with tools including MS Project and JIRA
Experience with regulated systems projects, including requirements gathering, planning, and execution within a highly structured framework, e.g., GxP
Experience in leading daily stand-ups and cross-functional meetings for nimble, fast-moving teams
Proven ability to motivate colleagues and manage stakeholder priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills particularly organizing and presenting project information to management
Capable of working well under pressure; highly organized
Capable of multi-tasking across projects
Capable of working independently
Experience working with third party vendor management
Experience with AGILE software development
A background in Life Sciences projects, with validated projects or projects involving clinical data a plus
Drug Safety Experience
CFR'11 Validation. Systems validation
Needs to know domain and have BioPharma experience.
Excellent with documentation
Be able to interface between the Business and IT
Excellent communication skills

Education:
BA or BS in Computer Science, Business, or Life Sciences-related field required
Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred

PMP or equivalent credentials preferred

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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