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Senior Project Manager

Company: SPECTRAFORCE
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager SeniorDuration: 3 yearsLocation: Thousand Oaks, CA
Minimum Pay rate: 65/hr
As the Project Manager, you will assist staff in development of engineering project plans, ensure the plans are robust and current through analysis with staff, conduct amalgamation and analysis of the project schedules, and develop reports as requested. You will work with the Engineering Senior Leadership Team to conduct scenario analysis and reprioritization management. You will coach engineers of all experiences to provide your experience and knowledge of handling difficult challenges to projects and their schedules. Specifically, the Project Manager:

  • Supports the Director/Sr. Manager by providing key project support to address issues as part of a team of engineers and management professionals
  • Works closely with staff to drive complex project timeline assignments by publishing key deliverable schedules and helping to reduce roadblocks to execution
  • Provide key staff training and support on developing project timelines in Microsoft Project, including mentoring on the use of Microsoft Project Online
  • Ensures all data for assigned projects is entered promptly in project monitoring systems and ensures this data is always up to date and accurate
  • Communicates regularly to leaders through automated reports and tools
  • Works with other analysis techniques to implement, improve and automate reporting using Microsoft Power Suite of tools, including Project Online.
  • Assist in the technical process of securing outside vendors as needed for development of tool set for project analysis
  • The Project Manager should have the following characteristics, background and skillset
  • Bachelor's degree, and 5+ years in the engineering project management field
  • Vigorous attention to detail with demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills required
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including listening, written and verbal communication, with ability to communicate with employees and leadership clearly and professionally at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated project management skills and real-world experience managing projects to tight timelines and firm deadlines
  • Expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project, and Office (emphasis on Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excel experience should include knowledge of: pivot tables, formulas, scenario analysis and spreadsheet modeling.
  • A good sense of judgment, strong confidence and a high degree of confidentiality required
    The following experience and knowledge are highly desired and will put you at the front of the pack:
    • Knowledge of biopharma and drug product processes is desirable
    • Knowledge of the combination products design control is desirable
    • Knowledge of test methods and testing of combination products and their device constituents is desirable.
    • Microsoft Project Server skills using Resource Pool or other suitable enterprise project management tools with a resource component (Workforce, SAP PPM, etc.)
      Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
      • Vigorous attention to detail with demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills required
      • Demonstrated project management skills and real-world experience managing projects to tight timelines and firm deadlines
      • Expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project, and Office (emphasis on Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook). Excel experience should include knowledge of: pivot tables, formulas, scenario analysis and spreadsheet modeling.
        Day to Day Responsibilities:
        • Supports the Director/Sr. Manager by providing key project support to address issues as part of a team of engineers and management professionals
        • Works closely with staff to drive complex project timeline assignments by publishing key deliverable schedules and helping to reduce roadblocks to execution
        • Provide key staff training and support on developing project timelines in Microsoft Project, including mentoring on the use of Microsoft Project Online
        • Ensures all data for assigned projects is entered promptly in project monitoring systems and ensures this data is always up to date and accurate
        • Communicates regularly to leaders through automated reports and tools
        • Works with other analysis techniques to implement, improve and automate reporting using Microsoft Power Suite of tools, including Project Online.
        • Assist in the technical process of securing outside vendors as needed for development of tool set for project analysis
          Possible Extension:
          • No
            Red Flags:
            • Time gaps in resume
            • Lack of technical or engineering education or experience****
            • Little or no experience as a project manager
              Interview Process:
              • 2-3 Phone interviews
              • th a resource component (Workforce, SAP PPM, etc.)

Keywords: SPECTRAFORCE, Thousand Oaks , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Thousand Oaks, California

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