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Randstad Project Manager Supply Chain #2344 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Project Manager Supply Chain #2344

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$80 - $90 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, September 10, 2020

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:798310

job description

Project Manager Supply Chain #2344

job summary:

Description The Sr. Project Manager position will be an IT Project Manager role responsible for managing all project activities (from Project Initiation through Close) for delivering multiple projects supporting the Supply Chain IT team. The primary projects under management will be 1) to implement a new solution to integrate Oracle Global Trade Management & Oracle EBS 2) Deliver a new Clinical Labeling Mgmt. System.


location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $80 - 90 per hour

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


The Project Manager is a senior resource leading project(s) that include project annual spend in the range of $1-$10M and is accountable for end-to-end project delivery. The Sr. Project Manager leads a matrixed team of project work stream leads, technical leads, architects, functional leads and delivery partners within a project or projects. Overall responsible for the project(s)' health and success. The candidate will be fully accountable for successful project delivery and responsible for the overall planning, management and execution for the project. This project primarily serves the PO&T IT and the IT Infrastructure organization.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Lead moderate to complex projects and/or programs.

  • Develop and execute overall program schedule and program management plan.

  • Monitor, challenge and ensure predictable delivery of projects/programs - driving accountability of work stream owners and enabling escalation of risks and issues that require assistance or attention.

  • Monitor resources, either internal from associated IT Department or external are committed to meet project/program needs.

  • Ensure projects/programs are delivered according to committed scope, approved budget and targeted dates.

  • Ensure high level of quality in solutions is delivered.

  • Lead various program governance meetings including routine core team / program office meetings as well as escalation, steering and sponsor reviews.

  • Facilitate critical project/program reviews.

  • Ensure all aspects of the program's success are contemplated and addressed.

  • Enable and enhance communications between matrixed IT and business teams.

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • 8+ years' experience working as an IT professional - ideally managing projects, programs and/or portfolios

  • 5+ years' experience implementing complex, cross-functional project/program solutions and working knowledge of GxP systems

  • At least 2 projects/programs managing a cross-functional IT team with a heavy IT infrastructure reliance.

  • Demonstrable fluency in Project/Program Management tools and techniques and of implementing projects within established software development life cycle methodologies.

  • Demonstrable experience of transitioning new and upgraded systems into support operations - at least 2 large, multi-discipline projects.

Desired Experience

  • Managing projects dealing with Order Management in Oracle EBS

  • Managing implementation of Artwork Management solutions

  • Experience implementing SaaS solutions

  • Experience implementing systems including interfaces thru a middleware platform

  • Pharma/Biotech industry


Minimum Education Requirements

  • BA or BS (ideally Computer Science, Business, Chemistry and Biological Sciences, Supply Chain Operations).

  • MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred

  • Formal project management qualification is preferred (PMP or similar)

Travel (once covid restrictions lifted)

  • Potential 20% or Less of Travel Domestic and Europe (North Carolina, Switzerland)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.