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Project Manager Senior

Newbury Park, CA

  • 100% REMOTE
  • no time zone preference, sit anywhere in the US (Will be working with people in EST, PST and PR). Working 9am - 6pm
  • 1 year contract, with possibility to extend AND conversion (for right candidate)

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must have Pharma, BioTech or medical device experience
  • Executive presence and experience working with high level executives on priority projects. Worked on high profile projects (working with Vice Presidents and above)Ability to synthesize information quickly and see the big picture in addition to quickly understanding details.
  • Understanding Project Management
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience

Nice to have:
  • Some sort of Manufacturing, quality, lab experience

Day to Day Responsibilities:    
Duties Include:
  • Conduct project scoping and chartering, business case development, define implementation strategy, manage interdependencies, and guide projects to completion.
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans and timelines based on input from workstream leads and workstream team members in accordance with strategic goals of the organization.
  • Deploy and enable key organizational change management methodologies and plans to ensure success of projects and continuity of messages.
  • Monitor, measure, and communicate project status through established governance mechanisms, ensuring appropriate escalation and remediation of risks.
  • Maintain detailed dashboards and risk/action trackers.
  • Document project progress, follow up with actions owners, and monitor risk mitigation health and status.
  • Act as meeting manager including but not limited to scheduling, agenda creation, writing and distributing meeting minutes.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Quality (Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Management Systems)
  • Master’s degree with 4 or more years of project management experience, OR Bachelor’s degree with 6 or more years of project management experience.
  • Ability to cultivate collaboration and work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization
  • Workshop planning and facilitation skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Apply standard Project Management tools and practices
  • Experience with Excel, SharePoint, and Smartsheet highly desirable
  • Self-driven and proactive
  • Able to work independently

Basic Qualifications:
Master degree OR Bachelor degree and 2 years of experience OR Associate degree and 6 years of experience OR High school diploma / GED and 8 years of experience

PAY RATE : $77.00/Hr. on W2

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

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