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Project Manager, Biopharma lab site relocation (JP9359)

South San Francisco, CA · Construction/Facilities
Job Title:  Project Manager, Biopharma lab site relocation (JP9359)
Location: South San Francisco, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Therapeutic Discovery
Duration: 20 months with possible extension
Posting Date: 10/22/21

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Project Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

This is an onsite position and candidates must be local/commutable distance to South San Francisco. Expectation is that candidate will operate onsite with occasional opportunity to work remote. Candidate is expected to work and meet with many departments to coordinate building move.
Occasionally meeting in Lab settings must be prepared to adhere to safety regulations for those meetings (close toe, goggles, etc.).

Must Have Skills:

PMP cert. is requirement
4-5 YOE
Experience working in a safety regulated environment (pharma, construction, biotech, etc.)
Tech: Smartsheets, MS Office + Teams exposure, SharePoint

Job Description:
Support project management activities. Coordinate technical requirements of meetings including projector, laptop, and teleconference requirements. Take and/or type meeting minutes. Aids in various administrative tasks regarding project budgets and schedules, such as monitoring purchase orders and project spend, and posting items to project folders. Keep information up to date including schedules, budgets, and the project information in e-Builder or other appropriate application. Should be organized, reliable, and respond promptly to requests. Perform tasks independently with minimal supervision, in addition to working on teams to accomplish tasks. Coordination with the project team and project manager is essential. ;

Skills: construction or real estate support experience; MS Office proficiency; SAP & e-Builder experience preferred; strong written and verbal skills 

Why is the Position Open?
Site operations is projecting to move locations. This individual is expected to assist with coordinating efforts for that location change.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • PMP cert. is requirement.
  • 4-5 YOE.
  • Good project management skills, meeting facilitation, negotiation, planning, and organizational change management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to set the context and present on complex subjects in clear and concise manner
  • Results oriented with strong consistency meeting project delivery timelines, self-motivated and resourceful
  • Intermediate to expert level experience with MS Office tools (e.g. Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Smartsheet and Box.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate large and small projects for the site relocation including lab and staff relocation activities, change management and general project management.
  • Partner with functional subject matter experts and key stakeholders to define project deliverables, key milestones, project timelines, accomplishments and track actions, next steps and key decisions.
  • Liaise with internal cross functional teams, service providers and other client stakeholders to track the implementation of process improvements enabling efficient lab operations and sustainable business performance.
  • Track department outsourcing initiatives to include budget, shipping, delivery of goods and status updates.
  • Work with staff and leadership to facilitate effective business meetings, prepare project reviews, presentations and performance dashboards.
  • Monitor and analyze progress of budgets and budget forecasting
  • Establish and manage fit for purpose project tracking and reporting mechanisms (SharePoint, Smartsheet dashboards and project management tools, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Construction or real estate support experience.
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • SAP & e-Builder experience preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal skills Basic Educational Requirement.

Employee Value Proposition:
Introduction to biopharma industry. Great opportunity for a PMP to use their skills and learn new tools. This role can also be transferrable. Exposure to many different groups could lead to other opportunities for projects in various functional areas at client.

Red Flags:
  • Several job changes in a short period of time. (6-8 month switches not desirable. Manager prefers candidates with longer term contracts 2-3 years).
  • Not Tech savvy. Manager needs candidate to be used to various systems (outlook, teams, smartsheets, SharePoint, etc.)

Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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