Sr. Project Manager : 19-00705

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 02/12/2019 Job Category: Clinical Affairs Job Number: 11861567
Akraya is looking for a Sr. Project Manager for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Ashu Pandey at 408-907-2228. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Regulatory, Drug Development, Biotechnology, MS project, MS office Suite, Pharmaceutical, Six Sigma Team Management etc.
Duration:  16+ Months Contract (Possibility for Extension)
Contract Type: W2 Only
Category: Clinical Affairs

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide expert direction and guidance to project team during the execution of procedural documentation, project management, stakeholder management, and process improvement activities in conjunction liaise with cross-functional stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Perform independently as executing Senior Project Manager, including creating and managing project artifacts (i.E. Microsoft project plans, action items, meeting minutes, presentations, excel spreadsheet data, etc).
  • Ensures the business objectives are clear and actionable to provide the project team with momentum and context while defining scope leading to detailed requirements and work breakdown structure.
  • Perform content review and quality control for a portfolio of documents to drive alignment with Client policies and best practices
  • Propose and implement plans to resolve complex issues and execute corrective actions
  • Drive continued team progress on multiple projects during and between meetings
  • Determine actions required to achieve team goals and leverage project staff accordingly
  • Assist with staff alignment with organizational priorities
  • Synthesize complex data and present findings clearly to director level.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to assess process alignment and prioritize revisions as necessary to ensure continued relevance and applicability
  • Support budget creation and resource allocation decision-making within the organization
  • Advise on the development and delivery of internal training materials on an as-needed basis
  • Drive standardization and the adoption of best practices across the Development Operations organization
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor' s Degree in any disciple.
  • Excellent program and project management, consensus-building, and leadership skills
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (including Visio, Project, and Excel)
  • Excellent ability to communicate across the organizational hierarchy and cross-functionally
  • Experience managing teams in a business operations or technical processes environment
  • Exceptional ability to manage changing priorities and ambiguity.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor' s Degree
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with a Master' s Degree
  • PMP Certification
  • Familiarity with highly regulated industry environments or drug development
  • 2+ years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceuticals industry
  • Experience with Business Analysis process and techniques
  • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies
  • Experience managing and collaborating with virtual or remote teams
  Please apply directly with your update resume or call Ashu Pandey at 408-907-2228
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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