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Technical PM
Ref No.: 16-00572
Location: Pleasanton, California
This position is for a Senior Project Management position will be responsible for managing projects for our R& D IT customers. The Sr. Project Manager is accountable for the successful implementation of technical solutions through effective planning and execution throughout all phases of our project management methodology. You are responsible for resource management, tracking budgets and financial forecasts, creating and tracking detailed project plans, effectively leading and facilitating project meetings as well as proactively controlling project scope, risks and issues. Additionally, the person in this position must effectively manage the projects across global locations and time zones and be able to travel internationally as
needed.

Duties:

¿ Define, plan, and direct the execution of a broad range of projects for our R&D IT customers while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk to produce a high quality product
¿ Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional, global project teams
¿ Ensure project objectives/requirements are clear and agreed to by all stakeholders
¿ Manage relationships with various IT and business stakeholder to achieve project objectives
¿ Facilitate project management activities across the entire project management methodology
¿ Ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables
¿ Track progress against baseline schedule
¿ Plan, baseline and control costs to ensure projects are completed within approved budget.
¿ Manage project priorities and ensure adherence to the agreed scope.
¿ Monitor, document and gain approval for changes to schedule, cost or project scope.
¿ Identify and apply systematic quality activities to ensure that projects employ all processes needed to meet Computer System Validation directives
¿ Conduct risk and issue management planning, identification, analysis and monitoring on projects.
¿ Formulate risk and issue mitigation strategies, recommend and implement solutions.
¿ Manage the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, distribution, storage, retrieval, and ultimate disposition of project information and documentation necessary for successful communications across all stakeholders and any required updates to living system documents for validated systems


For this position you will bring the following qualifications:

- Business knowledge in the clinical area highly desired
- 10+ years' experience in proj mgmt
- 8+ years' experience in management of global projects
- Experience in management of senior stakeholders
- Experience with GxP relevant systems
- Experience with vendor management
- Experience with deployment of cloud solutions
- Desired: Knowledge with biobanks and sample mgmt processes
- Desired: Knowledge of diagnostics business
- Flexibility in working hours: early mornings
- Flexibility to travel


- infrastructure knowledge/experience

- DevOps knowledge/experience

It's a technical PM position so the candidate should have the technical background with experience leading projects as Technical PM.