Project Mgr AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 08-08-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:    
  • Plan and manage the project following Amgen’s Project Management, and all other standard Amgen processes
  • Work closely with other IS and Business Stakeholders to ensure alignment with the project initiative
  • Document risks, risk responses and issues clearly and accurately
  • Proactively identify and monitor risks and escalate appropriately
  • Proactively follow up on commitments to ensure tasks are completed on schedule
  • Actively drive the resolution of issues and communicate progress
  • Facilitate project team cohesion and effective two-way communication with team members and management
Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts. Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately. Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed. Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise. Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques. This is a management role with human resource management responsibilities (e.g., hiring, performance management). Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity. More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.

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