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. 

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.

  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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

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