02 Mar
IT Project Manager
Maryland, Gaithersburg , 20899 Gaithersburg USA

Title: Contract IT Project Manager

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Duration: 6+ Month contract

About the Company: A global pharmaceutical company which manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals and biologics in several therapeutic areas, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis and psychiatric disorders

Benefits: Real Staffing offers medical, dental, vision, 401K, voluntary life insurance, short term/long term disability.

About the Role: The Project Manager leads business and transformation projects/programs, ensures that they align to the vision and business strategy, and that true business value is delivered to the customer as a result. Having a strong partnership with the business customer driving the demand for the solution is critical to success in this role. As such the Project Manager will not only meet demand, but also challenge and renegotiate demand as needed based on strategic technical drivers and corporate ambitions.

Your Main Responsibilities:
  • The role views process as guidance for achieving delivery, and constantly looks for innovative means to deliver quicker and more seamlessly within the process guideposts.
  • Ensuring solutions solve key business needs in an integrated and simple manner, exploiting existing assets where feasible, and minimizing the long-term total cost of ownership.
  • Ensure that delivery occurs with a sense of urgency and speediness of response and can be completed within the approved program budget and schedule commitments, whilst continuously assessing risk and balancing the need for flexibility and agility with conformance to standard methods and tools.
  • Focus areas include stakeholder management across Business, IT, and vendor partners, risk management and delivery of business benefit.
  • Collaborate with others in Program and Project Management, and drive development of the project program management capability across IT in a tangible and measurable way.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Technical, Science or Business degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Project Management experience, ideally in a Pharmaceutical IT environment
  • Blue-chip or multinational company experience, and experience of working with matrixed organizations
  • Proven skills and experience delivering, managing and controlling large projects /programs
  • Experience of working with onshore and offshore suppliers
  • Experience of working with internal delivery teams
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality and compliance
  • Excellent relationship management, and influencing skills
  • Proven track record negotiating across complex groups
  • Experience working in global organization and across cultural boundaries
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written) and facilitation skills with the ability to work with others to achieve objectives.
  • The ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • A sense of ownership and enterprise leadership to delivery high quality solutions that solve business problems
Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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