IT Project Manager


Location:

Hoboken, NJ

Date Posted:

May 13, 2019

Employment Type:

Contract

Job Reference:

02720-0010931059

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
Senior IT Project Manager

The Project Manager will be accountable for the successful delivery of technical solutions through effective planning and execution throughout all phases of our project management methodology. In addition, you will be responsible for assigning resources, effectively tracking budgets and financial forecasts, creating and tracking detailed project plans, effectively leading and facilitating project meetings as well as proactively controlling project scope, risks and issues. This position is expected to provide timely status reports to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level.

What You’ll Be Working On:
-Works with the technology team and key business partners, plan design, build and rollout business process and system implementations to meet business objectives
-Works with the project team to develop vision, scope, requirements, test and implementation plans which maximize allocation of resources ensure timeliness of delivery and optimize technology solutions
-Develops and updates project plans; drives the completion of vendor contracts, and forms cost and resource estimates
-Provides effective project control by monitoring and tracking progress and providing appropriate and timely updates to the project team and management
-Prepares for and effectively leads project steering team meetings, to gain input, approvals, and decisions needed
-Documents meeting outputs and follow-ups in a timely manner to keep the project team and tasks on track
-Maintains a cost model for project financials - to track spending and identify budget risks and opportunities; submitting invoices, accruals and providing updated project spending forecasts per fiscal calendar deadlines
-Establishes and maintains standards for project deliverables and ensures that they are effective to meet specifications and audit requirements
-Contributes to advancing PMO artifact consistency and process improvements
-Manages IT vendors to ensure quality and a timely delivery of services; maintains efficient and cost-effective services
-Monitors customer satisfaction proactively by soliciting feedback and addressing concerns
-Develops and maintains productive relationships with business partners and IT colleagues
Requirements
Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or Computer Science
-7 to 9 years of experience with min 3 years of experience leading major and/or complex IT programs in the Life Sciences Industry
-Demonstrated ability to work in a global matrix organization model
-Broad business experience in the Life Sciences Industry (Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, and/or Crop Science sector)
-Experience Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Technology Project Standards (TPS)
-Familiarity with project management methodologies (waterfall and Agile)
-Familiarity with CRM, ERP, data integration technologies, data modelling, etc.
-Extensive project risk management planning, scheduling and project management performance metrics
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills being service/customer oriented
-Good understanding of pharmaceutical policies and standard operating procedures (SOP)
-PMP or Scrum master certification is a big plus

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to [email protected]

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