IT Project Manager Consultant – Data Lake
PhiladelphiaPA Contract Nov 20, 2023
Senior PM supporting Data Lake Project

Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager Consultant. The Project Manager will be working on a Data Lake project implementing TetraScience.  The contract is 6 months to start and with the possibility to extend.

Responsibilities: Qualifications:
Delivers project management support and oversight for the next Data Lake project and all other projects based on business priorities.  This includes defining the scope and governance process for future releases of systems, assisting the business with a gap analysis of current system capabilities, all work associated with the RFI and RFP processes, requirements definition, configuration, validation, cutover to production through hyper-care activities.
Partner with stakeholders to develop and execute the implementation plan.
Manage constraints of schedule, budget and assigned resources to deliver defined scope.
Ensure that all proper documentation for GxP compliance is developed and delivered on time.
Upload all project documentation to the project SharePoint site including required stage signoffs
Manage access permissions to the project SharePoint site.
Manage budget, create budget review decks, and lead budget review with internal stakeholders.
Work collaboratively with stakeholders to produce weekly project status reports.
Create monthly steering committee presentations
Create change requests, update risk registers, decision logs, action logs, and meeting notes.
Meet with IT Program Management and Portfolio Lead weekly to provide status updates.
Ensure projects are executed on time, on budget and meet pre-established goals and objectives.
Communicate system changes and issues to relevant stakeholders.
Manage the delivery of any open defects, integration work, and/or requested enhancements post launch within the timeline established.
10+ years direct work experience as a project manager, including process development
Experience in implementing lab systems for Quality Control (QC) function within a pharmaceutical manufacturing division is desirable.
Experience with managing Lab Instruments implementation and/or integration(s).
Strong familiarity with MS Project Online, JIRA, Teams, and SharePoint.
Experience in Agile methodology is a plus.
PMP Certification is a plus.
Life Sciences industry experience including prior experience implementing GXP systems.
Strong experience working with SDLCs. 
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Experience working independently and in team-oriented collaborative environments is essential.
Flexible during times of change.
Can conform and swiftly adjusts to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Manages complex issues and risks and troubleshoots them as they arise.
This role will regularly interface with all levels of the organization and with external vendors.