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Project Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    

Bachelor’s degree, and 3+ years in the engineering project management field
Demonstrated project management skills and real-world experience managing projects to tight timelines and firm deadlines
Microsoft project is required
Communication skills required

Summary:

As the project manager you will assist staff in development of engineering project plans, ensure the plans are robust and current through analysis with staff, conduct amalgamation and analysis of the project schedules, and develop reports as requested. You will work with the Engineering Senior Leadership Team to conduct scenario analysis and reprioritization management. You will coach engineers of all experiences to provide your experience and knowledge of handling difficult challenges to projects and their schedules. Specifically, the project manager
Supports the Director by providing key project support to address issues as part of a team of engineers and management professionals
Works closely with staff to drive complex project timeline assignments by publishing key deliverable schedules and helping to reduce roadblocks to execution
Provide key staff training and support on developing project timelines in Microsoft Project, including mentoring on the use of Microsoft Project Online
Ensures all data for assigned projects is entered promptly in project monitoring systems and ensures this data is always up to date and accurate
Communicates regularly to leaders through automated reports and tools
Works with other analysis to implement, improve and automate reporting using Microsoft Power Suite of tools, including Project Online.
Assist in the technical process of securing outside vendors as needed for development of tool set for project analysis
Demonstrated interpersonal skills including listening, written and verbal communication, with ability to clearly and professionally communicate with employees and leadership at all levels of the organization

The project manager should have the following characteristics, background and skillset

Bachelor’s degree, and 3 years in the engineering project management field
Any industry is ok, medical device is preferred
Vigorous attention to detail with demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills required
Demonstrated interpersonal skills including listening, written and verbal communication, with ability to clearly and professionally communicate with employees and leadership at all levels of the organization
Demonstrated project management skills and real-world experience managing projects to tight timelines and firm deadlines
Expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excel experience should include knowledge of: pivot tables, formulas, scenario analysis and spreadsheet modeling.
Microsoft Project Server skills using Resource Pool or other suitable enterprise project management tools with a resource component (Workforce, SAP PPM, etc.)
A good sense of judgment, strong confidence and a high degree of confidentiality required

The following experience and knowledge are highly desired and will put you at the front of the pack:

Experience of 2 or more years in a Project Management Office highly desirable
Knowledge of bio-pharma and drug product processes is desirable
Knowledge of the combination products design control is desirable
Knowledge of test methods and testing of combination products and their device constituents is desirable.

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
 

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