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Kforce Sr. Project Manager - EBS Database Upgrade in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Project Manager - EBS Database Upgrade in Cambridge, MA.Summary:The Senior 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 Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology (PO&T) IT team. The primary projects under management will be to upgrade the Oracle Database for the company's Oracle EBS system and upgrade/Replace the existing Single-Sign-On solution.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 Senior Project Manager leads a matrixed team of project work stream leads, technical leads, architects, functional leads and delivery partners within a project or projects. They will be 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.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

  • 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)

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

  • 5 years of 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 Oracle Database Upgrade project(s) for Oracle EBS

  • Upgrading from Oracle Access Manager Single-Sign On

  • Oracle ERP GxP

  • Experience implementing systems including interfaces thru a middleware platform

  • Pharma/Biotech industry

  • Travel: Potential 20% or Less of Travel Domestic

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.Compensation Type:Hours