Senior Project Manager (JP4642)

Location: Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: 08-22-2018
Job Title:  Senior Project Manager (JP4642)
Location: Cambridge, MA. 02138
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  CMC Integration LCM PM
Duration: 2 years (likely extensions or conversion to permanent)
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for a Senior Project Manager with 6 - 10 years’ extensive experience in project management, expert-level MS Project skills, science background and superior communication skills with ability to influence for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
  • Participate in cross-functional project team(s) from multiple Amgen sites, and external partners, to develop innovative drug and combination drug/device products.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining project schedules for Amgen life-cycle management projects and providing general project management support to product delivery teams.
  • Partner with process development technical leads and other cross functional partners to identify key deliverables and ensure cross functional alignment and accountability.
  • Assist by driving decision making for assigned projects in alignment with Amgen’s decision model.
  • Perform project management at a high level of professionalism for projects that utilize internal and external personnel, contract firms, and partners using structured, systematic methodologies to meet business objectives.
  • Follow Amgen’s governance processes, procedures, specifications, guidance documents, quality system, and applicable industry standards.
  • Generate and manage detailed integrated project plans and schedules.
  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts among team/functional members to accomplish project and business goals.
  • Ensure participation in functional and cross-functional management reviews.
  • Establish and manage collaboration and team web sites (e.g. SharePoint).
  • Track delivery of and create repositories for all project deliverables.
  • Facilitate and incorporate lessons learned, best practices, etc. across teams.
  • Support business process improvements initiatives.
  • Create project reports, dashboards and communications that include appropriate risk analysis.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Extensive PM experience working with teams.
  • Expert with MS project.
  • Science background.
  • Able to listen/learn influence.
  • Process Development experience.
Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Independent worker, self-starter.
  • Project Manager two or more projects (timeline management/development with assigned teams, etc.).
  • This person will be doing meeting management, following up on action items, interacting with team members.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Expertise in running medium to large scale projects.
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures.
  • Experience with project management and analyst methodologies and best practices.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Business process development, best practices and change management.
  • Strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills.
  • Understanding of systems for sharing and collaboration.
  • Excellent communication skills to work with cross-program resources.
  • Targeting 5+ years of Project Management exp. within Bio-Pharm/CMO/CRO.
  • Not looking for IS/IT PM.
  • Targeting exp. with MS Project, SharePoint and BOX
Why This Position Is Open:
This role is open to support incoming projects for process development. Lots of incoming projects that are high priority within this group. This person will support a high-level Amgen initiative.
Employee Value Proposition:
  • Amgen has a very diverse portfolio and  this is a high-visibility initiatives.
  • Potential for this role to turn into a full time position.
Red Flags:
  • No team experiences.
  • IT or IS centric PM.
  • No process development experience.
Interview process:
30-minute phone screen, followed by in-person interview
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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