Project Manager II in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Chesterbrook, PA

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Establishes and manages project plans across the dimensions of schedule, cost, scope, and quality.
  • Across multiple projects understands logical dependencies, identifies critical path, communicates and escalates key tasks to team members accordingly.
  • Responsible for proactively identifying variances to plan and developing appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Formulates corrective actions when project deliverables deviate from the work plan with the assistance of team members.
  • Identifies, solicits and documents specific project risk at initiation using various modes and questioning techniques.
  • Proactively identifies, documents, and communicates risks throughout the project lifecycle, including gaining project stakeholder agreement.
  • Engages extended group of stakeholders in communications as appropriate. Validates appropriate level of participation and escalates where needed.
  • Tailors the level of communication based on the audience working with the project team to synthesize information.
  • Communicates escalations clearly by concisely stating the problem and specific impact to the project.
  • Recommend deviation from the standard process and gain consensus from stakeholders.
  • Records and monitors project actual and forecasted cost against the project budget.
  • Understands the financial implications of project decisions and can forecast the impact.
  • Actively seeks new skills and concepts and can leverage them to improve project deliverables and outcomes.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience, including 7 or more years managing projects
  • Knowledge of Agile recommended
  • Related certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • 2-5 years of experience with Infrastructure projects
  • Competent Level Understanding of:
    • Waterfall methodology, values, and procedures
    • Complex projects
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
    • Relevant business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Clarity, MS Project)
  • Possesses the ability to balance a willingness to engage with ideas different from their own, encouragement of others to express divergent perspectives, the capability to influence, conflict management, and teamwork.
  • Highly adaptable to changing environment.
  • Situational awareness of when to listen and when to be assertive.
  • Experience with SAP Technical administration Projects and experience on SAP is preferred.
  • Experience to handle multiple high priority projects is preferred.