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Scientific Project Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
“This Company requires all staff, staff augmentation external workers, and certain other external workers, in the United States and puerto rico vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of assignment at this company. In accordance with applicable law, this company will provide reasonable accommodations staff augmentation external workers qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship this company, its operations, or its staff.”
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets
• 2+ years demonstrated fit-for-purpose project management experience supporting research programs in the biopharmaceutical industry
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Self-directed quick learner who is proactive and takes initiative, with ability to adapt to a dynamic environment; proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines

Day to Day Responsibilities:                    
 The Research Portfolio Management Team is seeking an enthusiastic and results-oriented Scientific Project Manager. The Scientific Project Manager will be responsible for supporting cross-functional teams for a variety of Discovery pipeline projects across therapeutic areas. This is a highly visible position that will apply fit-for-purpose project management in order to advance pipeline projects through Amgen’s governance process and towards clinical candidate nomination.

Key responsibilities
• Partners with Project Team Leads (PTL) to charter teams, develop core documents, establish timeline and budget, and align project tactics with project strategy
• Partners with PTLs to plan for and successfully navigate Amgen governance requirements
• Manages project timelines and monitors team adherence to project plans; accountable for ensuring project plans/timelines are entered and updated in the enterprise system
• Facilitate effective project meetings and manage change in a matrix environment
• Liaise with Senior PTLs to manage each therapeutic area portfolio
• Identifies resource gaps and works with Project Team to resolve, escalating when necessary
• Drives best practices across teams and develops and implements fit-for-purpose tools to efficiently support Project Teams

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

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