Project Manager

Project Manager – Contract – Foster City, CA - $50.00-$58.00/hr
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Biotechnology Company is seeking a Project Manager in Foster City, CA.

Role Description

• Acts as the project manager for assigned projects of simple to moderate complexity.
• With little to some guidance from Development Project Management leader, develops and manages project plans, manages project timelines, communications, meetings, and other interactions to ensure project deliverables are met on-time, to the quality expected and within-budget.
• Typically manages multiple projects simultaneously and expected to play a key role in ensuring cross-project synergies are realized.
• May support building Pop PK dataset and process flow, document drafting, ClinPharm timeline in NDA/BLA
• Leads coordination of document drafting with Medical Writing, Regulatory Project Management and the ClinPharm team and multiple stakeholders and contributors
• Manages timelines based on submission plans and internal review process
• Manages deliverables supporting submissions including Pop PK Exposure Data, Pop PK Report, Summary modules, Part 11 Files used to derive Pop PK data, etc.
• Leads simple to moderately complex assignments that enable multiple functions and teams to achieve their project objectives within targeted timelines and allocated resources.
• Leverages past precedence and Clin Pharm PM best practices to advise other functions on how to best achieve their project goals and objectives.
• Interacts with other functions across Development and Research (key contacts include ClinPharm Rep, Bioanalysis Rep, ClinPharm Management, Clinical Operations, Clinical Data Science and Regulatory Affairs)
• May manage external vendors involved in assigned projects.
• Collaborates and partners with others across Development to ensure assigned projects are completed on-time, within-budget and to the quality expected.
• Manages task assignments and output quality of others supporting their projects.
• Provides matrix management to project teams supported. Typically manages multiple teams simultaneously.
• With support from Development Project Management lead, creates and manages project budgets and resource plans for assigned projects.
• Support identifying cross-project synergies to leverage efficiencies and ensure consistencies where appropriate.
• Leads simple to moderately complex projects that enable Development initiatives to proceed. Errors made at this level may cause delays to achieving targeted project outcomes.
• Contributes to GPM best practices and improvements.
• Identifies cross-project synergies that accelerate our progress and maximize efficiencies.

Skills & Requirements

• 5+ years relevant experience with BA/BS
• 3+ years relevant experience with MA/MS/MBA
• 0+ Years relevant experience with PhD, PharmD, or equivalent
• Where applicable, multiple years’ project management experience in life sciences, including multiple years’ experience co-managing project teams.
• Where applicable, proven effectiveness managing project teams in life sciences.
• Has complete knowledge of full cycle project management, from project start-up to close-out.
• Has advanced knowledge of project management best practices and tools and has shown ability to apply these to improve project efficiencies and effectiveness.
• Has significant industry knowledge, including knowledge of drug development, and is able to flex own knowledge to work on molecule and/or non-molecule projects.
• Independently solves problems incurred and seeks advice when needed. Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives.
• Coaches less experienced team members in resolving problems.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Foster City
Projects & Change Management