Title: Project Manager Location: Seattle, WA Type: Contract
Collaborate with cross-functional teams within business and IT to support Cell Therapy
Author project charters including definition of high-level timelines and budget needs by consulting with project team, SMEs, and other stakeholders as necessary
Define, secure, and communicate resource plan
Define and manage detailed project schedule including routine communication of progress, risks, and issues
Understand interdependencies between business and technology delivery schedules as well as operational needs
Manage risks and issues, including leading creation of mitigation plan and/or escalation as required
Manage project change control for changes in scope and timeline
Lead routine project team meetings
Collaborate with change management resources as assigned to develop stakeholder engagement and communication plan; develop and deliver stakeholder communications as required
Work creatively and analytically to solve problems demonstrating teamwork and innovation
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, presentations, and risk assessments
Lead process improvements within the PPM team applying lessons learned, best practices, and innovations to mature project management processes, tools, and methodologies
Bachelor s Degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Information Systems, Business, Engineering or similar area.
5+ years of project management experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).
Good knowledge of and competency in project management processes, including planning, resource planning and allocation, risk and issue management
Experience successfully leading large projects, e.g., rollout of IT systems like ERP
Experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/Waterfall preferred
Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to work and drive issues to resolution independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
Demonstrates ability to deliver executive level presentations, challenge assumptions and drive decision making
Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Project management certification or designation desired
Knowledge of applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, Smartsheet, Microsoft Project or similar project management software, etc.
Support diverse and inclusive work environment
Ability to travel 5%
Max Trujillo Technical Recruiter Ascent
If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus! We look forward to hearing from you! About Ascent: The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences. As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve. Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization. Become one of ASG s candidates and experience the difference!