Job Details

  • Title: Senior Project Manager
  • Code: RCI-47679-1
  • Location: Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Posted Date: 05/13/2022
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Senior Project Manager

  • This position will plan and manage projects of moderate-to-high complexity in the R&D Business Insights & Analytics function and ensure project results contribute positive business value and meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent experience, required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience managing large teams on complex high-profile projects required.
  • Experience managing and tracking statements of work, invoices, forecast, and budgets.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies including Agile, Kanban, Waterfall.
  • In-depth knowledge of project planning techniques, project planning tools (MS Project), and related MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) required.
  • Project management experience in biotech/pharm industry
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification preferred. Scrum Master Certification (CSM) is a plus.
  • Experience managing projects involving real world data, research, analytics, machine learning, or AI is a plus.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to create executive presentations and share information suitable for senior leadership.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Strong planning, organizational, relationship, leadership, and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and direct the work of others.
  • Bias for action, excellent attention to detail and relentless commitment to follow-through.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision.
  • Proven experience managing the execution of deliverables, both short and long-term, via clearly defined milestones, and timelines.
  • Ability to execute several projects concurrently, with a remote & distributed teams, while balancing competing priorities.
  • Ability to identify dependencies, evaluate risks, and communicate status to appropriate levels of management and stakeholders across assigned program and projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the complete life cycle of moderate to highly complex projects, including initiation, planning, execution and closeout to ensure planned results are achieved on time.
  • Build comprehensive timelines as well as other artifacts required to move projects forward.
  • Manage the execution of deliverables, both short and long-term, via clearly defined milestones, and timelines.
  • Execute on several projects concurrently, with remote & distributed teams, while balancing competing priorities.
  • Partners with vendors and team to establish and achieve goals.
  • Keep stakeholders informed of day-to-day project statuses, updates, and risks.
  • Cultivate relationships across teams while serving directly as the end-to-end liaison.
  • Develops, maintains and handles detailed project plans, action item logs and major achievement timelines for all assigned projects.
  • Monitor and control schedule and financial health of assigned projects and provide actionable insights to key stakeholders.

Responsible for project meeting facilitation, including:

  • Scheduling necessary meetings to drive projects forward.
  • Issuing written agendas in advance of meetings and timely distribution of minutes.
  • Posting meeting minutes within 24 hours of meeting.
  • Following up on resulting action items between meetings and ensuring accountability of team members to complete assigned tasks.