CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Manager - LIfe Science in Cranford, New Jersey

Project Manager - LIfe Science

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Project Manager - LIfe Science

Category: Project Management

City: Cranford, New Jersey, United States

Position ID: J1218-1132

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Skills/Knowledge Required:

Knowledge and Experience

• Expertise in Project Management Office, SDLC and governance best practices

• Firm understanding of software development and configuration processes, including requirements gathering, analysis/design, planning, development tools/technologies, testing methodologies, release/version control, deployment management, disaster recovery planning and testing, post-production hardening, and transition to run operations

• A track record of high quality, successful, large-scale, complex, on time and on budget delivery of major projects and projects

• Experience managing vendor-implemented packaged software projects

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Experience with both Waterfall and Agile development methodologies

Leadership

• Executive level presence and drive

• Expertise in setting and managing Business Sponsor and Stakeholder expectations

• Ability to effectively organize and motivate diverse teams to achieve goals

• Manage conflict and roadblocks well

• Experience running status meetings and effectively holding team members accountable for status, deliverables and timely escalation of blockers

• Track record of directly addressing issues of underperformance, as well as recognizing good performance

• Experience mentoring and coaching subordinates

• Understanding of the principles of finance, accrual accounting and cost benefit analysis (e.g., capitalized and expensed costs, accruals, forecasts, opportunity costs, soft and hard dollar benefits, payback, ROI, NPV, etc.)

• 15+ years of experience in Information Technology, with progressively increasing responsibilities in delivery, project and project management

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, engineering or a related discipline

• PMP or Prince2 certification

• Experience with PPM tools and BI management reporting

• Expertise in MS Project

Preferred:

• Advanced degree (MBA, Masters in Operations Research or similar discipline)

• Experience with MS Project Server PPM system

• Agile CSM certification

• Training and experience with Agile development practices

• Pharmaceutical, biotech or regulated industry experience

• Experience in a Business of IT organization

Skills:

  • Project Management (T1)

What you can expect from us:

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