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Project Manager III

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Medical Affairs Job Number: 11674 Pay Rate: $56.00 - $85.00 Remote Friendly: Onsite

Job Description

Our client develops, manufactures, and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies. 

  • Responsible for all aspects of various projects of a less complex nature, or for some aspects of projects which are highly complex.
  • Interfaces with all areas affected or supporting the project.
  • Responsible for assembling project timeline, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Monitors projects from initiation through delivery including monitoring budget/spending.
  • Manages project information to support project team, Lifecycle Team and/or Solutions Portfolio Committee for decision making.
  • Accountable for quality implementation on projects in the following areas:
    • Project risk management
    • Critical path analysis
    • Scenario creation and analysis
    • Budget
    • Robust planning
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues proactively to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Creates, coordinates and maintains integrated project plans in Project & Portfolio Mgmt. Tool (PPM)• Identifies gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays, challenges assumptions and proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule.
  • Manages preparation for project milestone reviews.
  • Manages meetings to include setting agendas, organizing meeting time and meeting minutes.
  • Executes project management processes.
  • Follows best practices in project teams and fosters continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and continuous exchange.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Problem solving skills and ability to coordinate project related activities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic stakeholder management and facilitation skills.
  • Proficient in MS Project and/or Project & Portfolio Management Tool.
  • Ability to manage projects with ambitious milestones.
  • Ability to escalate and drive management decisions in relation to project execution and resource needs.
  • Understanding of relevant Design Control and/or Phased Development processes preferred.
  • BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration OR equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Project Management-specific training and/or certification such as PMP, Agile, Scrum Master or SAFe preferred.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years project management, product development and/or relevant experience.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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