This position is responsible for driving and managing multiple data and analytics consulting projects or life sciences custom product deployment projects, of varying size and complexity, for external customers.
The Life Sciences Professional Services Project Manager will manage all phases of the customer project, from contract signature through customer acceptance.
The Life Sciences Professional Services Project Manager will lead collaboration with internal cross-functional stakeholders : Life Sciences Professional Services Consultants, Life Sciences Professional Services Technical Managers, Product Management, Technology-Development, Technology-Operations, and Quality.
Key Result Areas : Project Management : Depending on scope and complexity, manage up to five highly complex projects and several moderate to simple complexity projects a year.
Lead customer project meetings; Lead internal project team meetings; Report project status to customer; Report project status to internal senior management
prior success extracting / translating findings into alternatives / solutions; and identifying risks / impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-makingAdvanced interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc.
including diction / terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediumsEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Experiences : Highly proficient in both spoken and written English5+ years of Project Management experience in customer-facing roleBachelor’s degree in science, technology, or business, or equivalent experience requiredProject governance certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, etc.
preferredExperience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio Experience delivering on projects of various sizes, complexity and duration, to customer contract termsExperience partnering with other project stakeholders to resolve issues, mitigate project impacts and deliver shared resultsExperience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmentDetail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and prioritiesResults-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives