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Project Manager IV

Pleasanton, CA
Position Role/Tile: Project Manager IV
Location: Pleasanton, CA​​​.

- Manages project information to support decision making by project teams
- Life Cycle Teams (LCTs) and Life Cycle Committee (LCC).

- Manages project information to support project teams, LCTs and LCC decision making
- Tactical coordination of timelines/budgets for all projects and functions within a LCT:
a) Manage execution of cross-functional plans and track of progress of activities;
b) Integrated resource and budget planning;
c) Identify gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays and challenge assumptions;
d) Risk management incl. critical path, risk assessment, scenario creation and analysis;
e) Proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule;
f) Single point of control for project data (collect from functions/finance; owns version management and release of changes);
g) Compile and communicate project reports.
- Guides team processes, ensuring consistency, transparency and optimization.
- Implements / pulls in best practices to project teams; fosters continuous improvement by ensuring knowledge, experience exchange.
- Guides and manages preparation for project milestone reviews.
- Defines, measures and reports key performance indicators for their projects, enabling teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness.
- Meeting management (sets agenda, organizes meetings, edits minutes).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Demonstrates successful problem solving and coordination of project related activities.
- Written and oral communication skills required. Knowledge of MS Project and MPM.
- Previous experience with standard project management process (PMI) desired.
- Strong negotiation and meeting facilitation skills required.
- Diagnostic and/or Pharmaceutical industry and relevant diagnostic area knowledge preferred.
- Management of complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances.
- Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
- Experience of challenging management in relation to data and resources.
- Good understanding of the Diagnostic Design Control process preferred.
Can you give me three to four questions that you would like the recruiter to ask in the pre-screening?
(1) Familiarity with Project Plan, Word, Excel (should be advance users)
(2) Clinical research experience
(3) Work experience in a regulated environment (knowledge of US and Intl Regulations).

Formal Training/Education: Minimum (required):
BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration Or equivalent combination of education and work experience

- Master's degree. Life Sciences field of study.
Specific Project Management training and/or certification.

- Minimum (required): 6 years project management and/or product development experience Preferred: Experience in research & development

Central Business Solutions, Inc,
37600 Central Ct.
Suite #214
Newark, CA 94560.
Central Business Solutions, Inc(A Certified Minority Owned Organization)
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Central Business Solutions, Inc
37600 Central Court Suite 214 Newark CA, 94560
Phone: (833)247-8800 Fax: (510)-740-3677
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