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IT Project Manager

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Location
Tarrytown, NY
Hourly
$70.00 - $80.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Dec 05, 2018
Job ID
2643951
Spearhead Staffing has a 12+ month contract for an IT Project Manager 8-10 years' experience in Tarrytown, NY (10591). Hourly rate depends upon experience level and payable only on W2.   IT background with experience in Clinical, Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance functions.  Knowledge of Computer Systems Validation, 21CFR Part 11 and GxP requirements is highly desirable.

This position is not open to 3rd party c2c agencies and provides no visa sponsorship. All applicants must have permanent US work authorization and not require sponsorship now or in the future.
 
Summary:
IT Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross-functional initiatives. The incumbent will lead a variety of different types of projects including implementing new systems and services, application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process re-engineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
 
Responsibilities:
•  Single accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given initiative.
•  Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
•  Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit.
•  Directs multiple projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners.
•  Accountable for one or more initiatives including business, operational, and IT deliverables.
•  Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and works with matrix IT partners to oversee all SDLC phases of a project.
•  Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters.
•  Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
•  Develops communication plans and interfaces to execute on responsibilities.
•  Serves as a Subject Matter Expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives.
•  Develops the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts.
•  Publishes periodic project status reports.
•  Proposes recommendations and adjustments.
•  Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on Projects.
•  Performs related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:
•  10+ years progressive experience in Information Technology.
•  Knowledge at the expert level of current IT project and services processes and methodologies.
•  Minimum 7 years experience in project management with a focus on technology management.
•  Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent work experience required.
•  Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.
•  Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively.
•  Ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives.
•  Solid influencing skills.
•  Sound business and technical acumen.
•  Experience with stakeholder management.
•  Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure.
•  Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally together with strong presentation skills.
•  Ability to easily recognize areas for internal improvement and develop plans for implementation.
•  Ability to anticipate client needs and propose alternative business solutions.
•  Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
•  Exemplary core project management skills including multiple aspects of the PMBOK.
•  Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management and SDLC methodologies and tools.
•  Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.
•  Demonstrated ability to drive results in an expedient manner quickly gathering information and consensus along with making sound decisions.
•   Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
•   Experience working in a Biotech company strongly preferred.