18 days old

Program Manager

Kelly Services
Lexington, MA 02421
Project Manager

Lexington, MA

1 year contract

Up to 61 an hour

Hybrid Role


Provide project management and operational support to CL&D projects, programs, and initiatives including but not limited to training design projects, business process improvement projects or technology implementation projects. Will collaborate with functional leadership and project owners to manage project lifecycle, drive team accountabilities, address project issues/risks, drive effective decision making, and deliver status updates and recommendations to stakeholders.


Responsible for ensuring the designated project is proceeding according to agreed-upon timelines, meeting targets and expectations, and adhering to established Takeda CL&D project management principles and operating parameters.

Assists in defining and documenting the scope, goals and objectives of specific projects including

development of project charter, project plans, including action steps, deliverables, and resources.

Ensures that project plans are accurately captured and documented for monitoring and tracking of each initiative's progress using MS Project or similar software.

Lead cross functional project meetings with formal agendas, meeting minutes, and next step accountability

Create and execute detailed communication plans and support coordination of activities involved in the preparation and distribution of correspondence to facilitate on-going communications and efficient operations.

Manage, assess, identify, track and mitigate potential issues, risks, bottlenecks, and obstacles at multiple levels, providing contingency plans where necessary

Ensure documentation, supporting materials, reports, and project plans are relevant, accurate, updated and readily available, including status updates, work plans, and formal executive summaries

Create outcome-driven project dashboards, charters, structured schedules/timelines, and project plans based on goals, resources, budget, potential risks, and time constraints through use of project management skills, knowledge, tools, and techniques

Manage multiple concurrent projects and/or projects with multiple workstreams that require inputs from cross-functional stakeholders

Develop and execute multiple project plans simultaneously, identify appropriate team members, assign and drive task completion, schedule and host meetings, and oversee the completion of project goals within an established timeline.

Build and maintain collaborative relationships by understanding business needs and support of priorities

Completes a wide range of tasks using Microsoft Office products such as emails, reports, notes, or schedules, in an accurate, neat and timely manner as assigned.

Provides logistical support as determined by leadership to ensure successful project implementation.

Manage assigned projects/programs with minimal guidance


Bachelors Degree Required

3 + years project management experience.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail

Strong time management organizational skills and demonstrated ability to balance & manage multiple projects with varying priorities, timelines, and resources

Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PPT), MS Project, SharePoint, and MS Teams

Ability to lead without authority to lead projects, resolve conflict, make decisions and execute with ambiguity.

Proven ability to build and maintain strong business relationships with stakeholders, project teams

Ability to filter and interpret complex discussions in order to document action items and project outcomes

Preferred Experience

Experience working in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, or healthcare industry

Working knowledge of Instructional Design

Knowledge of contracts and procurement, the RPF/RFI process, contract negotiations, etc.

Project Management Certification, PMP

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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