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Associate Project Management, Biopharma – Remote (JP9481)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Project Management, Biopharma – Remote (JP9481)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA  (100% Remote)
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: Center for Observational Research (CfOR) Operations
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 11/22/2021 
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Project Manager for a consulting engagement with our client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of various projects of a moderately complex nature. Interfaces with all areas affected or supporting the project. Responsible for assembling project time, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Monitors projects from initiation through delivery including monitoring budget/spending if needed

Key Accountabilities
  • Provides clear direction on project requirements to meet expectations of customers and stakeholders.
  • Leads the team in defining program strategies, developing goals, assigning project tasks and ensures the team meets all goals.
  • Interacts through program updates and reviews with all levels of management.
  • Provides Project Management technical expertise in all phases of project execution.
  • Applies Agile principles in all project management activities.
  • Anticipates and resolves conflict situations in a win-win outcome.
  • Contributes to study management and the development of study documents as appropriate as well as any updates/amendments, ensuring template and version compliance.
  • Manages the set-up of third-party vendors, assessing initial statement of work and budget, as well as the change order process.
  • Prepares presentation material for meetings and newsletters.
  • Contributes to review of new/amended/unique SOPs and guidance documents.

BA/BS in IT, Computer Science, life sciences, or other technical discipline; Advanced degree preferred.

  • A minimum of 5 years of project management experience, preferably within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Experience operating in a highly matrixed & cross-functional organization highly preferred.
  • Experience in Agile project management highly preferred.
  • Scrum Master and/or Scrum Product Owner Certification highly preferred.
  • Experienced in project management tools MS Project, Smartsheet, Jira highly desirable.
  • PMP certification is highly desirable but not required.
    Core Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate ambiguity, complexity, and competing priorities in a matrixed and fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration & relationship building.
  • Demonstrated ability in applying Agile principles in managing projects and teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to influence without authority, drive detailed project planning, and lead projects execution.
  • Demonstrated proficiency & adaptability with related software tools (Tableau, Visio, SharePoint, etc.)
Must have skills:
  • BA/BS in IT, software engineering, life sciences, or other technical discipline; Advanced degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.

Employee Value Proposition:
Opportunity to work on global development.
Interview Process:
Phone & video interviews

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 look at other positions on our website 
www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

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