Sr. IT Security GxP PM
Position: Sr. IT Security GxP Project Manager
Location: Foster City, CA
Type: Contract on W2
We expect the job to be 100% onsite at client’s Foster City, CA site Monday through Friday. Work will be performed during normal business hours between the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, local time, Monday through Friday, except holidays. These PMs should expect to work on some weekends, specifically during cutover period, etc.
The right contract candidate will be: Seasoned Senior IT Security Project Manager who has, at a minimum, 8 years of executing PM experience Good Pharma IT Knowledge /Executing Project Management GxP Process Experienced (Minimum 4 years recent experience) Good IT Security Identity Management technical knowledge (foundational) Exhibits self driven/take ownership behavior and drives for results/strives to excel Good judgement, foresight and can anticipate and be proactive Good RFP/ POC/Contract Management process knowledge Excellent leader and motivator Excellent at strategic thinking and organized Excellent communication and Stakeholder Management experience Good administration including timely follow up/follow through Excellent MS Project skills and Work Breakdown Structure experience This person will need to be able to work in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment, yet, bring organization and control to the projects they manage. The IT QSC Portfolio is working on very highly visible projects in support of our ITLT member in the IT Security Domain.
This candidate will also be an IT Project Manager who would be “accountable” and lead one or several projects from inception through completion, while adhering to project scope, schedule, quality and budget. The Project Manager must possess strong communication skills and must be savvy working with both technology and business partners across the organization in a collaborative way.
The Project Manager ensures proper project planning and design, scope management, coordination of team assignment and mobilization, coordination of work efforts, monitoring of project deliverables, quality/gate reviews and issue identification, escalation and resolution, coordinating the development, testing, installation, transition to production operations and post-implementation reviews including the planning and coordination of the non-technical aspects of the project that involves organization change management, training and adoption of the solution.
This role is accountable to the PMO for independent project status reporting and for applying relevant “project management” practices that are consistent with GPS standards and Governance requirements.
Business Engagement Participates in business customer briefings, project planning and scoping discussions with project management strategies and engage in project initiation consultations as required Provides timely delivery updates, and problem–solving, responsive resolution of project issues
Leads front-end studies and Request for Proposal/Information RFP/RFI process for projects as required and work closely across business and IT teams to drive effective selection of delivery and solutions partners Plans, develops and executes effective project kick-offs to properly launch project teams and project steering Ensures effective project design and planning by leading/facilitating project design sessions to ascertain scope and requirements including providing project delivery strategies and an integrated project master plan Defines project scope, goals and deliverables and manage scope changes with portfolio/project steering Establishes and manages project/portfolio steering project updates Provides project risk and mitigation plan as appropriate if relevant – escalate Develops project plan and schedule Monitors and ensures project is on schedule or escalate or problem-solve or secure approvals for change Develops project budget, track variance and escalate accordingly with recommended corrective actions Ensures compliance with IT Finance management and reporting requirements though appropriate adoption of financial management processes and reporting Monitors and ensures within budget or escalate or secure approvals for change Develops plan with respective leads to include all other work-streams – business, training, change management Manages the interdependencies between key work-streams Ensures work-stream leads are on track or report variance Develops resource plan to support project requirements Manages project resources allocation, work to secure Business and IT resources Develops project stakeholder management and communications plan Monitors Business Stakeholder concerns and issues Ensures project satisfies end-use quality requirement Provides project status and timely reporting – independent assessment of project health Ensures project is delivered to Business and into production as per agreed upon scope Manages and ensures proper transition of project to operations Coordinates project completion review Ensures that appropriate and relevant PMO acceptable processes and procedures are applied in compliance with IT Governance requirements – incorporating all required processes and procedures Partners with the vendor management to review and approve SOW of vendors, create Purchase Requisitions or provide input as approval thread, ensure contract agreements are defined and adhered to and also to provide timely vendor feedback and escalate any variance or performance issues to Delivery Lead Ensures effective user change management strategy and planning to assure optimal user adoption of resulting project solution Partners effectively with Quality Security Compliance QSC to ensure that all necessary QSC deliverables are compliant with Standard Operation Procedure SOPs on testing, validation, security assurance requirements and standards Applies effective project management methods and processes, project related artifacts, deliverables and documentation, as relevant and appropriate, consistent with IT GPS Deploys and provides training to project team in appropriate project management methodologies, process, procedures and standards in the context of the System Lifecycle SLC to ensure alignment with the IT SOP and IT delivery processes for effective solution delivery