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Posted on : 11 July 2017
Description PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:This position reports to the Associate Director – R&D and Quality Compliance Systems and is responsible for managing business applications projects successfully. This position requires rich project management experience and a successful track record in delivering multiple projects in parallel. The Project Manager is responsible for following Santen’s PMO and CSV framework in delivering projects. The Project Manager works closely with business/IT global stake holders and external partners for the smooth execution of projects.MAJOR DUTIES OF POSITION:Ability to demonstrate passion for project management and a strong ability to understand business requirements and project objectives.Strong experience in managing business application projects (e.g. ERP, BI, CRM, SaaS Applications, Business Analytics Software, Quality Management and Document Management Systems, Clinical and R&D Applications).Experience in understanding and supporting business processes mapping.Advocates project management framework. Develops/supports tools, templates and methodology. Understanding Computer Systems Validation framework.Handles multiple projects in parallel. Manages scope, cost, resources and stake holders’ expectations to deliver projects within time and budget.Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria. Responsible for identifying stakeholders, defining project communication plan, identifying metrics and other project specific information to the stakeholders.Identifies risks ahead of time and works with stake holders to mitigate the risk.Proactively informs team members about their activities on the projects. Clearly defines roles and responsibilities of team members.Ability to influence team members within matrix organization structure.Successful track records in managing vendors and external partners.Promotes collaborative work environment. Ability to leverage organization culture and project historical data for successful delivery of projects.Responsible for identifying the impact of proposed changes and leading change management efforts.Tracks project budgets.Identifies opportunities for improvements and makes constructive suggestions for change.Understanding and experience with IT Infrastructure project implementation is a plus.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in implementing business applications projects.Minimum of 7 years of experience as project manager delivering multiple application projects.Extensive experience in leading cross-functional strategic projects. Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus.Working knowledge of various project management methodology and PMBOK framework. Strong process orientation and a solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies and best practicesDetail-oriented with advanced analytical skills and ability to think strategically.BS/BA with concentration in Finance, Computer Science, Information System, Engineering, or other related technical discipline. An MS/MBA is plus; PMP certification is strongly preferred.Ability to manage multiple priorities without losing focus.Demonstrated ability to utilize various project management and document management tools.Desire to promote and follow project/program management philosophies and strategies.Strong attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities.Proven ability to influence change and build effective partnerships in a matrix environment.Creative problem solving and dedication to continuous improvement.Technology curious and brings understanding of technological trends. Uses this knowledge to bring solutions to business units.Strong interpersonal and consultative skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including active listening, persuasion, and negotiation.Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong presentation skills—the ability to convey complex information to diverse audiences.Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with strong work ethics.
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