Kforce Project Leader V in Westborough, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Leader V in Westborough, Massachusetts (MA).Summary:The primary purpose of this position is to function within the Information Technology & Solutions Department as a leader of the design, development, testing, documentation, validation, and support of approved IS business projects that will facilitate the development and management of systems within the Research & Early Development business process area with respect to information capture, storage, analysis and reporting. A person in this position may lead projects that are local, regional or global in scope, and that have extensive impact on the business. Examples of the types of systems that the individual will work with include data acquisition systems, document management systems, web applications, Laboratory Information Management Systems, manufacturing automation systems, SAP, etc.The majority of the positions responsibilities are related to system implementation tasks such as:

  • Business case development

  • Resource management, including proactive assignment of resources to IS projects

  • Leadership of project implementation teams

  • Development of project plans and day to day management of IS projects

  • Process design, business data, process, and workflow modeling

  • Software selection

  • Interaction with Senior Business Analysts and Business Analysts who may manage day to day tasks at a more detailed level

  • Managing IS and other project team resources across multiple projects to get projects completed

  • Change management

  • Management of project budgets via capital and deferred software funds

  • Establishment and maintenance of a common framework to support application development, including project management standards, software configuration control, change management, user support and training, testing procedures, validation, and quality assurance

  • Experience: 12 years

  • Experience in technical leadership and/or Program/Project Management, as well as vendor negotiation and management skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural, multidisciplinary, matrix environment

  • Ability to organize and direct others' work efforts with tact and diplomacy and contribute to the development of team members and team goals

  • Capable of making effective formal presentations to management within or outside the department

  • Ability to influence decisions and negotiate & resolve conflicts with stakeholders outside of their workgroup

  • International travel may be required to France and Germany; About 10% travel

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:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00