Project Manager

Project Manager – Contract – Foster City, CA - $90.00-$105.00/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

Project Manager with knowledge of the drug development process and expertise in managing multiple projects. PMO experience in managing multiple portfolios and programs preferred.

• Support implementation of a governance framework to prioritize projects and conduct program & portfolio reviews
• Assist in managing the functional portfolio of projects
• Develop a standard template for tracking projects using a project management system
• Define and implement project and portfolio reports from the project management system
• Define and implement process for tracking and updating project timelines, status, risks/issues and other project documents
• Develop and document the process for intake, review, prioritization and approval of project requests
• Organize project, program and portfolio review meetings. Document minutes, decisions, priorities and track action items
• Draft process and data flows to support scoping, intake and initiation of projects
• Develops training materials, and assists in training delivery to implement project and portfolio governance

Skills & Requirements

• Demonstrated ability to manage projects, programs and portfolios
• Experience in implementing PMO, project and portfolio governance
• Demonstrated ability to manage the project lifecycle using project management systems and tools
• Expertise in PM tools like MS Project, MS Project Server, etc
• Expertise in MS Teams, MS Word, and other MS Office tools like Powerpoint, Excel, and Sharepoint
• Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Demonstrated facilitation skills and uses collaborative approach to solve problems
• Demonstrated ability to complete high quality work on multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
• Prefer experience working in Life Sciences and/or GxP environment
• Prefer experience working in Clinical Operations, Biometrics or Data Science
• Prefer knowledge of PMO and portfolio governance
• Prefer experience working with cloud infrastructure and applications

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

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