Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets
Project management (1-2 years), excellent communication skills, work in a matrixed and cross-functional environment
*Candidate can be fully remote, ideal candidate will be close to a location but on site is optional *Time zone: PST ideally, okay with EST
*PMI Cert is preferred.
Job Details: Support the Research Portfolio Management (RPM) team activities. Provide support for Research collaborations, business continuity and transformation initiatives. The person in this role will be a key contributor to the RPM team to support Research programs in all phases. This dedicated role will support and facilitate the Portfolio and continually plan for the pipeline, along with the R&D Operations Manager, core members and extended members of the team. If on site, coordinate technical requirements of meetings including projector, laptop, and teleconference requirements. Take meeting minutes and follow up on actions and deliverables. Keep information up-to-date including timelines, budgets, and the project information in the appropriate applications. Demonstrate the ability to interact with outside vendors and various levels of management. Assist with the compiling of documents for submissions, formatting, and distribution.
Skills: Project management, data aggregation and analytics, excellent communication, learning agility. Should be organized, reliable, and respond promptly to requests. Perform tasks independently with minimal supervision, in addition to working on teams to accomplish tasks. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Coordination with the RPM and R&D Ops Project Manager is essential. MS Office proficiency, Sharepoint, Tableau experience preferred.
Allocation Priority: Majority- (90-95%) Portfolio, supporting external collaborations through meeting facilitation and milestone tracking, project management of cross-functional and impactful transformational and process improvement initiatives. Minority- (5-10%) support in building risk management Business Continuity tool and Resource Management (as applicable).
Basic Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s degree. PMI certification preferred
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"