Our client, an international pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced Project Manager for this contract position. The initial length of contract is 6 months. The client is implementing a new Quality Management System (QMS) and decommissioning a related system.
There are two specific projects to manage.
QMS Integration: integration of the QMS system (management of Events and quality deviations/corrective actions) with SAP.
Beckman LIMS Decommission: electronic archival of all historical data from the legacy Beckman Laboratory Information Management System and decommission of hardware and software.
Maintain project plans following ITS Project Management Methodology and manage all project deliverables to ensure projects are completed per schedule.
Facilitate project meetings, including providing agendas, meeting minutes, and ensuring that meetings are effective.
Coordinate work efforts with project team members (business and ITS), external vendors, ITS quality and compliance, site quality operations and internal ITS design & build and infrastructure teams as needed to meet project deliverables.
Monitor and report project progress - provide weekly status communication updates to all stakeholders. Ensure key touch points with overall project plan are in sync (working with business project manager). Ensure that tasks are completed on time or that scope or duration changes are well-communicated and approved by correct personnel. Escalate issues to resolution.
Review, manage, and author (as required) project lifecycle documentation such as Requirements, Specifications, Retirement Plans, Functional Risk Assessments, Test Scripts, and Reports.
Work with quality to ensure all documents, requirements and tests are in compliance.
During this phase, work with project resources to estimate development timelines, technical approaches and possible involvement with other ITS resources.
Manage project expectations
Manage scope of project
Coordinate resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
Responsible for control over coordination, communication, escalation and follow up for issues.
Work with cross-functional IT organizations and business clients.
Create project schedules, milestones and delivery dates.
Communicate regularly to project stakeholders with regard to project status.
Prior experience in Information Technology preferred