Project Manager Job Description The Project Manager manages organizational projects/initiatives. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project. The successful Project Manager in the Program will work directly with stakeholders and Program Owner to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. They will coordinate cross-functionally with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project exceed stakeholder needs.
This role requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area of subject matter expertise.
Must be familiar with a variety of the project management concepts, practices and procedures.
Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Perform a variety of tasks.
Lead and direct the work of others.
A wide degree of creativity and innovation is expected.
Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to accomplishments.
Additional Objectives for This Role
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Report and escalate to management as needed
Manage the relationship with the team members and all stakeholders
Perform risk management to mitigate risk
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Meet with clients to take detailed briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project/milestone/tactic
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on analysis
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with stakeholders as well as Program Owner
Use and continually develop leadership skills
Perform other related duties as assigned
Ability to embed and manage change within the organization
Ability to develop governance and facilitate decision making
Ability to be objective and lead without authority; effectively identify and manage key stakeholders and demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence
Adaptability and effectiveness with a high level of ambiguity
Project Manager Top Skills & Proficiencies:
Ability to decipher and maintain confidential information
Developing and Tracking Budgets
Bachelor’s Degree or higher
Proven working experience in project management
High Emotional Intelligence
Excellent stakeholder-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus
Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
Experience within pharmaceutical, medical device, product development, and/or technical projects.
Prior Experience within the Pharma industry is a requirement.
Strong project management skills and open to using Company PM Methodology.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Presence – ability to have confidence and presence in delivering messages.
Ability to break down complex tasks into sub-activities including timelines.
Problem Solver - Creativity and resourcefulness around finding solutions without clear direction.
Self-starter and self-motivated.
Beyond well versed with Microsoft Suite but particularly must have expert PowerPoint skills, including storyboarding and creative content building and excel Skills including pivot table development.
Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project, MS Teams)
Strong knowledge of PM tracking tools and methodology;
Solid understanding of virtual collaboration tools (MS Teams) and SharePoint
Summarizing project status to project stakeholders
Manage project resources across multiple projects or project phases
Present project information to project team
Communicate project status to project team
Facilitating project status meetings and communicating project status to key project stakeholders
Resolve project issues and manage project risks
Manage project budget and project resource allocation
Manage project timelines using accepted project management methodology
Serve as project lead on projects with multiple project management staff
Meet project objectives while managing project hours
Validating project budget against estimated project costs
Manage project artifacts for the project
Prepare project plans, manage and track project execution activities for project teams
Achieve project objectives across the project portfolio
Monitor project execution/performance, project reporting and project resource allocations
Create project briefs and project schedules
Support defined project plans and project goals
Updating internal project management system
Complete project deliverables in accordance with project plan
Lead the project team to ensure project objectives
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