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Project Manager III in Fort Mill, SC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 


  • 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


  • 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


  • Fort Mill, SC


  • Develop client-specific launch project plans, overall project delivery, drive projects to meet key milestones, drive accountability and remove obstacles on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Secure appropriate internal and external resources for execution of launch projects (i.e. Utilizing Aligned Teams, Shared Services and other resources as needed).
  • Define business requirements in collaboration with operations team for both Information Technology and Business Intelligence.
  • Identify the need for funding and partners with Operations Director/VP, HR and facilities to secure funding for internal resources/investments.
  • Prioritize IT and BI projects to ensure focus on highest priority items, coordinating IT and BI deliverables, and submitting requests for IT and BI activity
  • Monitor IT escalations and Production Support issues regarding impact to business.
  • Oversee of all User Acceptance Testing to include planning, execution and sign-off.
  • Define and understands the objectives and the scope of the project.
  • Document, monitor, plan, and highlight anticipated risks and issues.
  • Formulate recovery plans or assessing impact if not recoverable and escalates as appropriate.
  • Record and monitor launch project actual costs vs. project budget.
  • Identify variances to plan and developing appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Understand how project decisions impact key business metrics and the enterprise strategy.
  • Build consensus among team relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution.
  • Lead change management.
  • Partner with all subject matter experts from within the organization to understand current state processes.
  • Partner with Quality Assurance team members (i.e. Governance, Audit, CAPA,) on quality-related initiatives when applicable.
  • Assess business problems and opportunities and recommends best course of action (i.e. strategic and tactical).
  • Utilize structured, disciplined, and data-oriented process to identify root cause and solve problems.
  • Manage risk and assesses impact from a cost, efficiency, contractual, legal and/or regulatory standpoint.
  • Adhere to and analyzes project/program policies processes, standards, governance, and metrics.
  • Make recommendations for improving efficiency, product delivery and expense reduction in launch projects.


  • 10+ years of applicable work experience, including 10 or more years managing projects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. In lieu of a degree equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is desired.
  • Advanced understanding of Project Management Methodologies and core components. PMI Methodologies preferred.
  • Well versed in finance and accounting core concepts and principles.
  • Advanced skills in leading client discussions with proven success in facilitating consensus on priorization to ensure project success.
  • Able to analyze target audiences, construct communication plans and artifacts that can effectively address their needs, and deliver effective communications up-to and including internal and external C-level executives.
  • Able to use common project management tools to determine how the intersection of multiple projects impacts the critical path, baseline, resource constraints, costs and budget of the team.
  • Able to model different mitigation plans and make recommendations.
  • Able to extract the information from common tools and team members to analyze intersecting projects and team level allocations.
  • Able to prepare a complex schedule inclusive of dependencies and resourcing within project management tools and can use that tool to manage timelines and budget.
  • Able to use communication features (Timeline, Gantt charts, etc.) for stakeholder updates when needed.
  • In-depth knowledge of reimbursement and patient assistance programs and database elements and functionality; may maintain specialize technical skills and hold expert systems knowledge on reimbursement strategies with supporting process functional knowledge
  • When needed, utilizes the information in MS Excel as part of a tool kit that communicates project level information based on the needs of the project.
  • Able to create presentations in MS PowerPoint to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.
  • Able to create documents in MS Word to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.
  • Able to create diagrams in MS Visio to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs.
  • Able to work in a seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Able to travel up to 25% and at times with short notice.