Sr. Laboratory Systems Project Manager (Pharmaceutical)

Location: Morrisville, NC
Date Posted: 01-11-2018
Sr. Laboratory Systems Project Manager - Pharma

Type of role: Contract / Duration: 12+ months

*This position will require the consultant to live near one of the client sites and travel to other locations as needed. Seeking individuals that live near: Somerset, NJ - Morrisville, NC, St. Petersburg, FL - Madison, WS, or Winchester, KY. 

Our pharmaceutical client is seeking a Sr. Project Manager who has experience managing Laboratory Systems in a Pharma environment and has experience in the following:

Job Responsibilities:
• Strong Project Management skills and experience in a Pharma/Biotech environment.  (PMP is a plus)
• Lab System implementation / upgrade experience (Preferred Waters Empower or NuGenesis)

• GMP experience
• Manage one or more work streams on a major program
• Assist in providing training/coaching on project management principles where appropriate to our stakeholders (business owners, System Managers, validation engineers, etc.)
• Create appropriate project plans and work schedules to meet business objectives and priorities
• Provide an ongoing assessment and management of project risks and determine actions necessary to mitigate risks
• Track and help resolve project issues
• Provide regular project plan updates and status reporting on financial and delivery progress, including weekly executive dashboards
• Lead project communications activities to the stakeholders
• Collaborate with other IT groups involved in the project delivery process
• Assure, through monitoring and project oversight, that project delivery is on-time and within budget; identifying, tracking, reporting, and escalating issues as appropriate
• Coordinate the delivery of training with business systems users and IT
• Facilitate post implementation project reviews and the incorporation of lessons learned back into principles, policies, practices and the in-house knowledge base
Essential Duties, responsibilities, and experience:

• 7+ years PM experience.
• Must have previous experience working with Laboratory Systems (preferred systems include 
Waters Empower or Waters NuGenesis)
• Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Must have excellent judgment and strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to manage others through influence
• Solid IT Project Management skills
• Solid Microsoft Project Skills
• Able to mentor and lead others through the use of project management best practices
• Proven track record in successful project delivery
• Experienced in CSV (SDLC, VLC)
• PMI or PMP certification or comparable experience
• Knowledgeable in Part 11/Annex 11 and electronic GMP documentation controls
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