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Project Manager Senior

Thousand Oaks, CA
Day to Day Responsibilities:    
  • 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"
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