Project Management Coordinator (JP4888)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-22-2018
Job Title: Project Management Coordinator (JP4888)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 36 months
Business Unit:  US Medical Strategy & Operations
Rate: $25-30/Hr
‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for an Project Management Coordinator for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Job Summary:
  • 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.
  • This is an individual contributor role without human resource management responsibilities (e.g., hiring, performance management).
  • Manages one or more projects of medium to high complexity. More senior role has responsibility for large, complex, cross-functional or multiple projects with greater impact to the enterprise.

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.)
***This candidate needs to 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. They 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 encourage and supported, but having to repeatedly instruct would not be success.
Why this position is open: This is a new role with in a new team at Amgen. Reporting to manager on day to day PO creations & budget management.
Employee Value Proposition: Cross-functional exposure into the Medical side of Amgen that can create more opportunities.
Red Flags: Lack of Budget Management Experience
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 position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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