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Senior Project Manager

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 12+ month, long-term contract opportunity as an **Senior Project Manager** in Seattle, WA 98109.



**Senior Project Manager**

Duration: Start Date - 1/9/2020

Typical Daily Work Hours - Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Weekend/OT - Not Required

100% Onsite




**What You Will Be Doing:**

Senior Project Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with company strategy, commitments and goals. Th Sr PM oversees initiating, planning and executing Cell Therapy Development and Operations (CTDO) projects. The primary focus of the CTDO PM will be to manage critical projects in support of specific product programs and/or building CTDO infrastructure. This includes partnering with the project leads to identify scope, work and project strategy. The PM is responsible for developing detailed project plans in support of the project scope and cross-functional stakeholders. This position works closely with the drug product CMC Project Leads and functional PMs in order to coordinate and organize the deliverables associated with the CTDO product programs. This position will also work closely with functional leadership and representatives to ensure alignment and coordination across CTDO priorities. This role will also assist in business analysis for projects and programs; helping teams to define processes, criteria, etc. in order to support key decisions.


The Senior PM will be responsible for using CTDO PMO best practices, tools and templates. CTDO PMs may be called upon to provide training and coaching for functional project managers. The successful candidate will support development of a robust CTDO PMO: share ideas, tools, best practices, training, lessons learned, establish core competencies, conduct peer reviews of project management deliverables, etc. Key business processes include, but not limited to, leading strategic project planning and goal setting, project prioritization and portfolio alignment, project execution, project documentation and archival, and process improvement, standards development, resource modeling and metrics.

The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader with the breadth of professional experience and the drive to work with both internal and external partners to define and implement effective project management plans. Must have the ability to work in a highly matrixed and cross-functional organization, against tight deadlines, and with world-class partners, suppliers and business leaders alike.


**What Makes You a Good Candidate:**

Partner with project and workstream leads to successfully achieve project objectives

Provide strong team leadership and drive to ensure projects are executed on-time and within budget

Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

Create project plans; scope, work, resources, scheduling, etc.

Maintain project objectives through project lifecycle

Monitor execution and quality to customer/stakeholder/sponsor standards

Identify and resolve issues and risks

Report on project progress, offer viable solutions and opportunities as they arise

Implement appropriate project change control

Manage resources to make sure schedule is on track

Facilitate all project team meetings; attend related project team meetings as necessary to ensure alignment

Evaluate and assess result of project

Provide structure and leadership across departments to ensure team meets project objectives

Work with internal and external stakeholders to manage project deliverables, e.g. CMOs, Supply Chain, etc.

Develop and communicate status to PMO, Project and CTDO Leadership




**COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE**

7+ years experience in bio tech/life sciences project management

Experience in cellular therapy is preferred

PMP certification required; PMO experience preferred

Proficiency with related software tools such as: MS Project, OnePager, SmartSheets, MS PPT, MS Excel, etc.

Experience in Agile teams

Strong knowledge of biopharma industry

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

Ability to work cross-functionally, with matrixed teams; maintaining strong business partner relationships

Strong leadership and communication skills

Expertise in conflict resolution

Excellent problem-solving skills

Willingness to do what needs to be done in a dynamic environment



**EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS**

Bachelors degree in Life Sciences-related discipline

Advanced degree in Life Sciences-related discipline and/or an MBA strongly preferred

Project management qualification; PMIs Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent



Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.






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



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2019-10-16 Expires: 2019-11-16

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