Project Manager III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 11/29/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Project Management Job Number: 5195

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.


  • Ensure improvement methodology and tools are utilized effectively to maximize benefits .
  • Deliver project goals on budget and on schedule .
  • Develop conceptual customer needs into an approved project charter .
  • Analyze business, process and systems performance, and identify improvement opportunities .
  • Develop, evaluate and manage business case and cost/benefit analyses .
  • Provide decision support and recommendations to select best options .
  • Communicate proactively with stakeholders and senior management regarding progress, issues and plans for resolution .
  • Develop and use project plans to coordinate participants and track and report progress .
  • Leverage industry research and analysis; serve as advocate & role model for integrating best practices into the organization .
  • Operate with a high degree of autonomy and professionalism; successfully prioritize workload in accordance with business goals


Job Requirements


  • Collaborative Leadership- Ability to influence with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, bring teams to consensus/alignment.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity, able to create order from chaos.
  • Ownership and Accountability .
  • Takes accountability for actions, drives results, learns from mistakes.
  • Is direct and truthful and therefore widely trusted .
  • delivers of promises, goals, and expectations.
  • Makes quality decisions and resolved problems rapidly.
  • Communication-Ability to communicate effectively up and down, at all levels of the organization, teach and present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.
  • Planning/Organization-Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and adapt. Able to synthesize large amount of information.
  • Able to deliver results despite \nshifting environment.
  • Analytical Problem Solving .
  • Ability to define problem statement clearly and accurately and apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify data-driven root causes.
  • Innovative and effective in solution development, risk mitigation, and execution.



  • BS/BA (Engineering/Science preferred).
  • Minimum 7 years of related analytical and business experience working in a complex.
  • Minimum 3 years Project Management experience.
  • Experience with implementation of process improvement initiatives
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