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Project Manager- Biotech

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
For over 25 years Kelly Science & Clinical has been connecting scientific professionals with industry leading employers. Today we are excited to be hiring a **_Project Manager_** for an agro-biotech company in San Diego, CA.


This **_Project Manager_** will assist our client in developing a strong Project Management Office to help revolutionize plant breeding using unique gene editing technology and managing projects more efficiently and effectively. Were looking for a **_Project Manager_** that has deep expertise in project management and a demonstrated ability to work in a complex multidisciplinary matrix environment. A strong record of leadership, team play, and enabling success in others are essential.


Responsibilities will include:


+ Assist with the development, refinement, management, and communication of high quality and optimized plans and processes.

+ Plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative, project control and technical science personnel involved in providing feedback in alignment with project requirements.

+ Work with project leaders to develop and maintain project plans, MS Project schedules, action items, and associated risk mitigation strategies.

+ Work with project leaders and subject matter experts (SMEs) to support timely, efficient, and action-oriented project team meetings

+ Provide the team lead with project status reporting mechanisms that include timelines, milestones, action items tracking, risk mitigation strategy tracking and reporting metrics.

+ Work with the project leaders to coordinate team operations and communications

+ Works with project leaders and SMEs to coordinate and resolve cross functional issues and constraints

+ Assist project leaders with the development, implementation, and maintenance of Project Plans that include but are not limited to the following:

+ Assist with the development of the Scope of Work (SOW), and the execution and maintenance of associated project plans/schedules.

+ Assist with the development and maintenance of product concept sheets.

+ Assist with resource planning and ensure both personnel and CapEx functional area resources are sufficient to achieve project goals and objectives.

+ Assist with the management and status of schedule milestones, timelines, and deliverables to ensure on-time delivery within budget.

+ Support the development and maintenance of action items and risk identification and mitigation strategies.

+ Provide leadership to the team and functional areas to assist in impacting visibility concerning project issues that pose a challenge to achieving goals on time and on budget.

+ Use action items and risk mitigation plans/strategies and any other tools to assure and foster an environment of execution.

+ Enable project communications to inform project stakeholders, knowledgeable, and current with project status.

+ Work with the project leaders to ensure project work complies with established practices, policies, and processes and develop new practices, policies, and processes as needed.


**Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:**


+ Must understand and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards of project management.

+ Bachelor of Science or MBA in scientific, business, or a related field with at least 4-5 years of experience forExperience should include 4-5 years of relevant experience participation in cross-functional project management activities in various stages of research and development.

+ Demonstrated experience in Project Management fundamentals: Initiating, Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring & Controlling, Executing, and Closing of Projects.

+ Expertise in the development of scope of work and project plans

+ Line management supervisory experience is desirable

+ Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills

+ Must be able to support complex multiple activities simultaneously

+ Direct experience in managing multi-task projects of various types and complexity

+ PMP Certification, while not required, is highly desirable


**_Interested Candidates:_**


+ **Apply for Immediate Consideration**

+ **Schedule and interview with Athena** https://calendly.com/athp320/interview

+ **Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in.**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


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


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-08-25

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