Kforce

Project Manager

3+ months agoNewbury Park, CA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager in Newbury Park, CA.Overview:The candidate will be responsible for integrating Process Development (PD) activities by developing and maintaining project schedules for pipeline projects. This Project Manager will have a significant focus on supporting programs in the late stage phase (pivotal to launch, commercial).Working with the Global Operations Leader and other members of the Product Delivery Team, the PM develops and aligns plans and schedules for PD activities with business priorities. The PM captures associated project risks, develops mitigation plans and communicates project status clearly to impacted stakeholders. The PM assists with driving decision making for the project and ensures that action items are captured and tracked to completion. The PM partners with PD technical leads to identify key deliverables and activities to be completed, identifies dependencies, and optimizes the sequence of project activities. The PM ensures cross-functional alignment through the integration of interdependent activities and through the communication of plans and timelines, with specific emphasis on critical path activities. The PM assists PD technical leads with tracking the execution of required deliverables and assists with navigating project teams through corporate governance. The PM collects, digests and assembles information to enable relevant business analysis and influence decision-making. The PM will leverage soft skills, technical knowledge, and leadership attributes to influence positive project outcomes.

Skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering field
  • 3+ years of project management experience with exposure to 1 or more: Cell Line Development, Drug Substance Development, Drug Product Development, Analytical Sciences
  • 3+ years of project management experience with exposure to 1 or more: (Cell Line Development, Drug Substance Development, Drug Product Development, Analytical Sciences)
  • Experience managing a process within a team environment
  • Microsoft Project experience
  • Commercialization process experience (FDA, IND, MA experience) (preferred not required)
  • Ability to foster collaboration and work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Experience managing a process within a team environment
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."