Project Manager job – Foresight Group International AG – United States

Country

United States of America

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Position Overview:

Our Project Managers coordinate project ( s) from initiation to delivery. Specific functions include, but are not limited to: planning and tracking timelines, working with internal and external contacts to finalize project scope and budgets and act as the primary point of contact. Project Managers are responsible for project plan creation/revision and maintenance, as well as, other project management documentation. They identify potential issues and/or operational hurdles and propose options for resolution.

Key responsibilities:

• Project Communication Management – ensure the proper collection and dissemination of project information.

• Provide key data and updates on project status ( timelines, budget, resources, and delays) to Senior Management.

• Project Cost Management – ensure projects are completed within the approved budget including overall project coordination of resource planning, cost estimating, cost budgeting, and cost control.

• Interface with clients, finance, and line management for integrated project budget/resources ( staff).

• Project Integration Management – ensure that the various elements of the project are properly coordinated.

• Manage the process of cross-functional integration of operational activities for the project team.

• Provide expert planning and operational support to the project.

• Maintain project documentation and keep plans up-to-date.

• Project Risk Management – risk identification, response development and response control.

• Contribute to operational problem resolution by developing contingency scenarios through the use of the planning tool.

• Project Time Management – ensure timely completion of the project.

• Track progress of the team and proactively identify possible problems and bottlenecks within projects.

EDUCATION AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher; Project Management Certification desired.

• Experience working for a Consulting/Professional Services organization and in FDA regulated biotech/pharma/med device industry ( Life Sciences industry). Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety experience is desired.

• 7+ years of proven experience in a project management capacity. Helpful to have global team management responsibilities.

• Strong organization, communication ( written and verbal) and computer skills ( expertise with MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

• Diplomacy, negotiation skills, independent work skills, strong work ethic.

• Must have ability to travel to client sites around the world.

• Qualified Project Manager Candidates can reside anywhere in the US, preference is on the EAST COAST.

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