Project Manager

Project Manager

08 Apr 2021
Washington, Seattle-tacoma, 98109 Seattle-tacoma USA

Project Manager

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

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!

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