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Project Manager I

  • Unicon Pharma
  • 09/15/20
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 90404
  • $60.00 / Hourly
  • Contractor
Location: Santa Monica, CA 90404
Duration: 06 Months-Contract.

Job Description:
Provide project management (PM) support and facilitation for strategic cross-function Technical Operations Program Management Projects as assigned
Implement best-in-class PM tools and templates such as Gantt charts, action and decision logs, RACIs, risk registers, meeting agendas and minutes
Tasks would include developing PowerPoint presentations, scheduling and facilitating meetings with project team members, calendar maintenance, updating master project documents for distribution to project team and overall administrative coordination of project related tasks
Develop and maintain project timelines
Manage meeting logs and minutes; follow up with line functional leaders
Collect, communicate, record, track and verify information from multiple sources
Use software within functional area to compile and generate reports, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations
Contribute to design of processes to enhance work flow
Provide data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures
Support program managers in coordinating and monitoring the scheduling and technical performance of projects
Support adherence to master plans and schedules, informing key stakeholders of project issues and risks Work toward harmonization of PM practices across projects/programs
Provide PM support for strategic Program Management pipeline projects, operations teams, CMC Performance and Analytics, and other groups as assigned
Support lifecycle management for programs as assigned
Support change management and continuous improvement efforts across programs, identifying and addressing gaps and opportunities
Successfully manage programs through stage gate reviews and drive completion of milestones on schedule

Bachelor's degree in Sciences with 1-3 years of Project Management experience
Minimum of 3 years of product development experience in the biotech or pharma industry
Cell therapy experience is preferred
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred
Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate progress toward milestones, opportunities, and risks to all stakeholders
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Microsoft Project is required
Must exhibit high emotional intelligence, with demonstrated ability to successfully negotiate through challenging situations and difficult conversations
Possess a strong ability to build trust, along with demonstrated ability to lead and influence colleagues across the organization to achieve department, operations teams, and corporate goals

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