Project Manager
Townsend & Associates | Princeton , NJ | Posted : 9/2/2014
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Project Manager

Responsibilities Include:


  • The overall management, coordination, execution, control and completion of a project.

  • The Project Manager is primarily focused on Outputs.

  • Manages the end-to-end Project Lifecycle for given Initiative

  • Defines Project Governance including definition of Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manages Project requirements, Scope, Schedule/Plan, Quality, Resources, and Budget

  • Maintains Project specific issues/risks/decision logs

  • Communicates Project status to appropriate stakeholders (as per communication plan)

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all communications within BioPharma IT, Business teams, and any third party involved

  • Adheres to company standard Project estimation, approval, and change control processes

  • Ensures all Projects adhere to the Program/Project Management Framework, ADM/System

  • Development Lifecycle, Sarbanes-Oxley, GxP,  company  policies and procedures, and other compliance processes, where applicable

  • Manages conflict resolution and issue escalation

  • Manages all Go-Live, closeout, and transition to support activities

  • Coordinates with external/unrelated projects for potential impact

  • Manages the implementation and consistent delivery of projects to agreed upon timelines, budgets and expectations of quality.

  • The Project Manager works with clients, developers and vendors to determine requirements.

  • Creates and manages project budget vs. actual expenditures (capital and expense).

  • Creates and manages work breakdown structure (WBS) and scheduled project plan.

  • Manages and supervises project team resources.

  • The Project Manager develops critical path analysis for project implementation.

  • Responsible for business change management (incl. business process redesign, training, SOPs).

  • Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.

  • Manages project issues and risks through std issue/risk process.

  • Communication to stakeholders.

  • The Project Manager will lead a series of projects with significantly complex integration points.

  • The Project Manager ensures compliance with required controls.

  • Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.


Project Manager


  • The Project Manager must have a Bachelor's degree/Technical degree or equivalent requirement.

  • PMP, or equivalent certification

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.

  • The Project Manager must have proven experience with business capability projects

  • The Project Manager must have strong process engineering skills.

  • Experience implementing Contact/Call centers


  • Master's degree

  • International experience





Employment Type: Contractor
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: Competitive salary based on experience
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Computer Software
Other Great Industries
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Manages Others: No
Relocation: No
Required Travel: None
Job ID: 14-01159
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