Sr. Project Manager

Location
Concord, CA
Posted
Sep 07, 2018
Discipline
Science/R&D
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Support and manage daily development, commercial and project management activities in support of the INTERCEPT Blood Systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Actively partners with the Project Leader or Product Manager to manage Core teams or sub-teams, as needed.
  • Defines, implements and supports the team structure and operating guidelines.
  • Accountable for producing, maintaining, and monitoring project plans, budgets, and timelines.
  • Identifies and estimates resource requirements in collaboration with department heads to achieve project objectives.  Assists in securing the necessary resource support from department and/or project leads and communicates gaps or conflicts which may impact project scope, schedule, or budget.
  • Manages the team to deliver major project/corporate milestones and set clear and realistic goals consistent with business needs.
  • Establishes, tracks, and communicates project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Provides constructive feedback on team member performance and facilitates conflict resolution.
  • Works with teams to identify project risks, anticipates and manages variances with risks; proactively utilizes contingency planning.
  • Prepares agendas, meeting minutes, and action items for project team meetings.  Follows up on action items to achieve timely closeout.
  • Effectively facilitates project team meetings and other key project-related meetings.
  • Clearly communicates outcomes from team meetings and key project meetings to team and senior management (may include internal and/or external presentations).
  • Provides project oversight to senior management via monthly reports, timelines and other reporting mechanisms.

Qualifications/Requirements/Skills

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management of multidisciplinary project teams. Ideal candidate will have previous manufacturing, clinical trial, and/or regulatory submission experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Strong leadership management and mentoring skills; team oriented.
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task; ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills (encompasses verbal, written, interpersonal, listening).
  • Proven time management skills (timelines, schedules, task prioritization).
  • Previous budgeting experience required.
  • Proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office products and MS Project.

The position may include domestic and international travel as needed to achieve project objectives.

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