Day to day responsibility will be focused on monitoring and moving your projects forward – you are the assigned Project Manager!
Digital Integration and Predictive Technologies (DIPT) team (within Process Development) is searching for a Senior Project Manager to support its multiple Digital cross functional programs.
Our ideal candidates will have experience in both program and project management. The candidate must be comfortable driving projects through all phases of the life cycle (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control and Closure).
The candidate enjoys tackling a problem with optimism and skillful thought, prefers a busy day to a slow day, and excels at organizing information from numerous sources and communicating it out (verbal and written).
If this sounds like your candidate, please read on…
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Client Interface – strong comfort level in engaging business at all levels (staff through executive leadership); strong communication skills and professionalism
Oversight – Manage multiple high-level, complex projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified requirements. Coordinates and directs the activities of cross-functional project team members.
Technical Aptitude - ability to speak to program concepts and software at an intermediate level (on the job training provided)
Operational Work –a gate keeper for addressing incoming questions/issues/suggestions from the user base. Be the conduit to communicate important feedback; develop training materials to address gaps. Ensures all project requirements and objectives are documented.
What we are looking for:
5+ years of experience working in a client facing project management role
Expertise in running medium to large scale technical projects and supporting the necessary change management needs
Excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal – written commutations must adhere to high content quality and design standards
Must have a helpful personality and like to solve problems in a consultative way
Well organized, detail oriented and capable of prioritizing numerous competing tasks
Flexibility to bring structure to vaguely defined problems – questions may will require partnering with team members e.g. you must be a self-starter, be comfortable with ambiguity and always ensure requests are satisfactorily closed
Strong computer skills e.g. MS Office Suite, SmartSheet, MS Teams
You need to be able to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship
Looking to work 40-hours a week, onsite in Thousand Oaks, California
Ability to travel: Domestic and International ~5-10%
Preferred Qualifications/ Education:
Has a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Familiarity with Amgen processes OR biopharma experience (understands different functional areas and manufacturing processes)
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"