CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Manager - Life Sciences in San Diego, California

Project Manager - Life Sciences

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Category:Project Management

City:San Diego, California, United States

Position ID:J0318-1861

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

Senior Project Manager for CGI'S IT PMO

Life sciences experience is REQUIRED -

LIMS background is a BIG plus in the lab environment as well as lab instrument experience. Should also have R&ED environment background (clinical background).

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.

The scope of work ranges from tactical to strategic, while the scope of initiatives is from IT-intensive projects to enterprise wide business and IT initiatives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE

Clearly identify the essential qualification vs the desired qualifications. What skills/experience must this person have to be considered?

  • Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and PMI (PMP) or in progress required

  • Lab Systems experience required

  • Data Governance experience required

  • Research and Development experience required

  • Some travel (10%) required

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• Ability to manage internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation

• Solid understanding the software development process, including requirement gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies and deployment management

• Strong analysis, design and implementation experience with technologies

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations

• Technical proficiency in systems software, as well as experience implementing packages and working with vendors

• Skill in conceptualizing creative solutions, as well as documenting them and presenting/selling them to senior management

• Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence

• Strong customer focus and ability to manage Client expectations

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Plans, directs and coordinates activities of departmental technology projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters

• Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives

• Monitors project activities, ensuring the currency, quality, and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and "look and feel" across the enterprise

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:

• Responsible for the delivery of various IT projects from concept through final implementation

• Understand existing business processes and serve as an IT Project Management subject matter expert (SME)

• Review project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements and allotment of available departmental resources to various project phases

• Establish work plan and staffing for each phase of projects, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel, assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel

• Formulate and define scope and objectives of projects

• Confer with project staff to outline work plan, identify, and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks

• Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget

• Prepare project reports for management, Clients, or others

• Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems

• Coordinate project activities with activities of business units

• Coordinate and respond to requests for changes from original specifications

• Manage internal and external systems, application development, and infrastructure projects from inception to successful implementation

• Work closely with end users, business technologists and others to understand business goals and information needs, and then develop system requirements and design specifications; direct efforts to refine conceptual systems design requirements into the technical design

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE

Clearly identify the essential qualification vs the desired qualifications. What skills/experience must this person have to be considered?

  • Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and PMI (PMP) or in progress required

  • Lab Systems experience required

  • Data Governance experience required

  • Research and Development experience required

  • Some travel (10%) required

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• Ability to manage internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation

• Solid understanding the software development process, including requirement gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies and deployment management

• Strong analysis, design and implementation experience with technologies

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations

• Technical proficiency in systems software, as well as experience implementing packages and working with vendors

• Skill in conceptualizing creative solutions, as well as documenting them and presenting/selling them to senior management

• Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence

• Strong customer focus and ability to manage Client expe

What you can expect from us:

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  • PMI

  • Scrum Master

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