PM (19-00763) – MA – LExington

The project is an Upgrade for a tool called PLA in our laboratory in Lexington. The project is about 6 months long and would like someone that has IT background obviously and has done upgrades before. The team will be comprised of 1-2 other IT folks (BA and a Technical/Functional) person and the user on the business side. This project has the potential of being rolled out to other sites. Currently 3 sites use it, but we have 4-5 other sites that have a need for this tool as well. Potentially this could extend if it becomes a global platform. A PM with 7-10 years of experience would be good. 

Summary:
We have an opening for a Project Manager  implementing Environmental Health & Safety applications for a BioTech Company. The Project Manager will manage the implementations of this Saas application globally which houses Safety Data Sheets. Responsibilities include working with a cross functional set of team members in accomplishing these implementations locally and globally. This position will report into the IT organization for the implementation of this non GxP, Saas application.
Responsibilities:

  • Develop and actively manage Project Plan for the implementation of this rollout in conjunction with software vendor, his/her supervisor, Business Lead, and technical architects.
  • Should require limited direction, handle complex problems and provide clear direction based on prioritization and the ability to analyze issues and escalate as necessary.
  • Confirm and adhere to project scope and develop resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans
  • Develop and coordinate requirements, develop project approval matrix, schedule implementation and post-implement plans, and develop service-level agreements with vendor partners and based on business requirements.
  • Define quality gates, define critical success factors, determine and manage priorities, timelines and schedules, and follow the Client's SDLC methodology.
  • Interact regularly with all stakeholders to ensure understanding of the true business needs, to evaluate performance, and to anticipate risks and opportunities for the project.
  • Review team, group and/or service deliverables to ensure quality (design walk-through, test results, etc.) and adherence to the processes, standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Monthly budget management that entails, forecasting, actual, variances, anticipating and managing overall project spend within the approved capital funding.
  • Develop, gather and measure relevant project productivity metrics, including status, risk & issue reporting, overall stakeholder management & coordination in the execution of the project.
  • When required, participate in a "hands-on” project support and be available at times during non-working hours if necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication (written and verbal English) and interpersonal skills.
  • Project or team leadership required.
  • Proficient in the use of MS-Office tools specially MS-Project.
  • Experience in the Pharma/Medical Device Industry
  • Must have a good sense of business knowledge in the areas of a regulated environment
  • Must have IT Application implementation experience
  • Required project budget management experience
  • Capable of quickly understanding a complex process and technology, consisting of tiers of applications, and connecting the dots with other systems and processes.
  • Ability to understand complex issues and having the resolve to gather appropriate Subject Matter Expertise in getting to a resolution.
  • EH&S application experience is a Plus but not Required

Education/Experience:

  • Degree in Information Systems,Computer Science/Engineering or a related field.
  • 7+ years of project management experience, 2+ years of experience of leading a medium to large scale project.
  • External vendor management for the support of applications preferred
  • 5+ years of IT/Engineering/Manufacturing implementation from inception to production support preferred
  • Project Management Certification is preferred.
  • Project Management experience is required including budget management
  • Clear written and verbal communication required

Source: Job Diva – Job Listing

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