Project Management Coordinator (JP4788)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-01-2018
Job Title: Project Management Coordinator (JP4788)
Job Site: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Type: Contract
Duration: 36 months
Business Unit: US Medical Strategy & Operations
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for role for a Project Management Coordinator with strong project management skills, financial/budget tracking analysis, for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project-oriented work efforts. Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies 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 impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort being managed. Assists Project Manager(s) and/or Program Manager(s) in identifying and prioritizing opportunities to achieve the goals of the enterprise. Must possess advanced knowledge and proficiency in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
Top Must Have Skill Sets:
1. Experience with budget tracking and analysis,
2. Working knowledge of purchasing processes (regulated processes a bonus)
3. Software savvy (e.g. Excel, Tableau, Smartsheet, SharePoint, SAP, etc.)
4. Must be a go getter and self-sufficient.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Once trained, the employee will spend his/her days completing financial transactions, building/updating spreadsheets, looking through data to find answers.
  • May attend/facilitate/manage meetings to resolve issues for the processes they facilitate.
  • Ideal candidate will be able to pick up on responsibilities quickly and identify for themselves when action is required; and escalate or resolve issues proactively.
  • Interaction and engagement is encouraged and supported, but having to repeatedly instructed would not be success
Employee Value Proposition:
Cross-functional exposure into the Medical side of Amgen that can create more opportunities.
Red Flags:  
  • Lack of Budget Management Experience
  • Not a go getter and self-sufficient
Interview Process:  
Phone screen from me, then for down-selected candidates, a live interview with me and small group interview with some of the folks he/she will interact with (2-3 people).
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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