We are looking for a Senior Project Manager, working in the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products industry in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Delivers agreed targets through project implementation
Refines the scope of projects to enable delivery in line with the top down targets
Creates project plans, identifying required resources, identifies / creates all primary deliverables and receiving sign off for all major gateways in line with the Category Management Framework
Implementes the agreed project plan and reporting on progress to relevant stakeholders
Collects the supplier, market, category and internal business data and information required to inform project execution
Applies agreed Category Management Frameworks and ensuring project delivery is aligned to the long term category strategy, sub-category strategy, business needs and priorities, and any category related policies
The pay we are offering is 73 per hour. This position may present an opportunity to go permanent.
Our client is an award-winning clinical development company. Improving lives globally with 20+ years experience in clinical research and strategic resourcing. Elevating results with proven strategies, comprehensive solutions, and customized delivery models.
Serving pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations.
Strong relationships provide you connections and access to great opportunities. Industry expertise sets you up for success with helpful insights, career coaching, and professional training. Grow and learn while you put your skills to work.
Experience Required for Your Success
Degree level educated, with business or life sciences degree preferable
3+ years Procurement or Supply Chain experience delivering measurable value in strategic sourcing, enterprise cost reduction, and / or operational efficiency projects
Demonstrated understanding of some / all of the major indirect spend categories and potential cost levers or market fundamentals
3+ years of Project Management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex and pressured environments
Demonstrated success in managing projects to deliver against set targets
Demonstrated experience in delivering results and managing projects across markets
Strong experience in upwards communication and senior stakeholder management
Good facilitation and upwards management skills supported by good interpersonal competencies (communication, influencing)
Proactive approach to problem solving
Proven capability in negotiation, conflict resolution and stakeholder management
Expert proficiency in basic MS Office software including experience in MS Project and other business systems
Knowledgeable in Procurement specific systems and processes for the efficient management of sourcing events and contract negotiations (e.g. eSourcing, eAuction) with familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues
Strong analytical experience including ability to drive insights from large and varied data sources, data visualization applications (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview) and database applications (e.g. Access)
Experience with enterprise systems (SAP, Oracle) and Procurement / procure-to-pay tools such as (e.g. Ariba, Emptoris, SAP) is preferred
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