CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Category: Project Management
City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US United States
Position ID: J0521-0787
Employment Type: Full Time
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CGI is seeking a seasoned project managers to join our growing team supporting life science clients through end to end solution offerings and professional services.. The successful candidate must be able to work in a cross-functional environment and interact with representatives from CGI, and our end-clients. This project manager will work at various CGI/ clients consulting and executing various life science business and IT initiatives from road map assessment architecture best practice phase implementations, and go live.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The successful candidate will support the life sciences organizations primarily in projects related to commercial IT readiness in support product launch.
The Project Manager will be accountable for managing a suite of full lifecycle projects encompassing several vendor-led workstreams in a matrix governance model as part of various global deployments.
The Project Manager must be comfortable interacting with senior stakeholders from across sales, marketing and commercial IT, facilitating PMO and/or steering committee meetings, and supporting business-critical transformation / change initiatives.
Experience and Skills:
• Ensure each project team has detailed project plan, scope, milestones, tasks, deliverables that align to the overall program
• Maintain strategic alignment of projects by analyzing status and reviewing with management decision makers on a weekly basis
• Logging all project accomplishments, upcoming events, risks, actions decisions and risks and holding individuals accountable for open entries
• Running cross tower project team meetings with multiple vendors involved
• Organizing and leading tower teams to ensure deliverables and timelines are met per program objectives/timelines
• Ensuring required project documentation is created, reviewed, approved, and stored in the appropriate central project repository
• Tracking spend versus budget and re-forecasting project expenditures across explicit categories
• Proactively raising key issues/risks to the IT PMO Lead, program stakeholders and Steering Committee
• Ensure that assigned projects are conducted in compliance with all department standards, policies, and guidelines
• Continually identify, prioritize and mitigate risks of the overall program and individual workstreams
Perform team management, driving motivation, collaboration and execution
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Experience of 7+ years managing $1M+ IT/Business projects in biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry
• PMI PMP certification with one or more additional certifications in Agile are highly desired
• Commercial IT experience in rolling out systems such as Veeva CRM, Veeva PromoMats, Align as a functional or technology consultant or background in several full lifecycle projects
• Excellent written and oral communication skills including capacity to comfortably interface with senior leaders, including executive staff
• Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence
• Strong organizational skills and multi-tasking capability, ability to function in a highly complex matrix organization
Skill Set/Years of Experience/Proficiency Level
What you can expect from us:
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