Project Manager

Job Post Index 258F72-Sy##
Location Phoenix, AZ
Description: Job Description
  • Drives delivery of detailed plans, critical path activities and timing while achieving key milestones in alignment with program goals and benefits with the goals of the organization.
  • Manage and lead cross-functional project and/or program teams.
  • Ensure benefits, scope, goals, assumptions and deliverables are well defined and understood by the team and stakeholders.
  • Manages project/program activities including recurring status meetings, reporting, tracks risks, actions and addresses risks and issues by documenting, communicating or escalating to appropriate governance.
  • Drives the development of full scale plans and timelines and cost and resources estimates with input from all required departments
  • Lead team meetings and ensure that meeting agendas and minutes are issued in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that communications between teams, functional management, senior management and executive leadership are handled in an efficient, effective and timely fashion.
  • Develop executive status reports.
  • Drive consistency in project management tools and templates in line with the PMO best practices.
  • Support change management strategy and plan.
  • Proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential issues and devise contingency plans, escalate potential impact on plans and timelines, and ensure execution to closure.
  • Foster high performance teamwork and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Responsible for capture and communication of key learnings between existing and future project teams taking advantage of available knowledge management tools.
Skills: Qualifications
  • B.S. or B.A. in Engineering, Pharmacy, supply chain, sciences ors technical disciplines, or allied business function.
  • Familiarity with BioPharma or life sciences industry and CGMP practices
  • 5 years of business experience
  • 3 years in life sciences preferable with Quality Labs related projects.
  • 3 years of experience managing capital projects
  • PMP or similar professional certification highly desirable.
  • Lean sigma knowledge and expertise is highly desirable
  • Proficiency with project management and Microsoft tools, e.g. Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint.
  • Advanced critical reasoning, negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, must be able to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with high level of accountability.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment.
  • High organization skills with ability to multi-task several objectives in parallel
  • People and project management skills

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