Tittle: Remote IT Technical Project Manager Duration: 6+ months Location: Remote Pay rate: W-2 hourly DOE (*Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship) Reports to: IT PMO
Position Summary The Technical Project Manager will use project management methodologies and best practices to deliver projects on time and within budget. He/she will be working in a fast paced and dynamic team environment handling a varied portfolio of high visibility projects with many stakeholders and sometimes competing priorities. He/she will work closely with other infrastructure and application teams to design, plan and implement technical solutions including leading and directing project resources through to implementation, in a global data network environment.
The Technical Project Manager will be performing daily administration and project support tasks for the IT PMO activities. Typical duties for this position will include but are not limited to:
Perform project leadership functions, such as preparing project plans, monitoring and reporting on project progress, highlighting risks against the plan and desired solution, and mentoring team members;
Communicate frequently with all project stakeholders to provide project status, risk analysis, technical recommendations and resource constraints that may impact strategic direction;
Create, manage and update tasks, resource allocation and the overall project timeline;
Manage multiple project budgets keeping a tight control on costs
Provide subject matter expertise to the team throughout the project life cycle by acting as the liaison to the respective design, development, quality assurance and support teams;
Support project implementations which often occur outside of standard business hours
Gathers and reports daily/monthly team metrics for responsible projects;
Perform related duties as assigned or requested.
Must be passionate about IT Networks and Applications
Documented project management skills
Prior experience in the Pharma / Biotech industry
Good analytical skills, with strong attention to detail
Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Project, Visio, Word and Excel are required. Familiarity with PPM tools.
Must have a good understanding of ITIL
Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
Self-motivated with the ability to function independently with minimal supervision in a deadline driven work environment.
Effective communication skills to speak to all levels of the organization
Experienced in managing external vendors for project support, data migration, system integrations
Able to work in a global environment and build relationships remotely
Operates using a high standard of excellence and precision for a 24x7 operating environment
Experience working in a regulated environment
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in working expertise
Documented certification in project management methodologies such as PMP, Agile, Prince2