Project Manager

Location: Foster City, ca
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Foster City, CA
Job Type: Contract
Addastaff is a technical consulting practice that spans four disciplines: Project Management - Information Security - Software Development - Data Warehousing/Data Science. Dedication to our core values ensures customer delight and shapes the culture and character of our company, guiding how we service our clients.

As a Project Manager, you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading US companies and government agencies utilize.
  • Overall accountability for the resources and activities within small to medium size project
  • Ensure work stream coordination and cooperation
  • Determine and implement appropriate change management processes for the project
  • Drive risk management activities and processes
  • Overall responsibility for the creation and ongoing management of the project schedule
  • Perform stakeholder identification, management and communication activities
  • Perform scope identification, decomposition and verification activities
  • Ensure appropriate quality processes are in place and being followed
  • Monitor and control the project budget including services and expenses
  • Overall responsibility for effective communication processes, meetings and activities within the project
  • Act as escalation point for issues that arise from work streams
  • Provide feedback to management regarding employee performance
  • Proactively coach project resources to increase their effectiveness
  • Demonstrate business and political savvy when interacting with client organizations
  • Ensure the scope of the project is documented and understood by all stakeholders
  • Proactively control costs and expenses within the project and determine ways of reducing the project costs while ensuring quality and scope objectives are met
  • Schedule meetings, document meeting notes and distribute meeting notes to invitees
  • Collect and monitor progress on project activities from resources
  • Maintain excellent client relationship
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4 Year degree in an applicable field
  • Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • 3-5 Years of experience leading small to medium size Laboratory Informatics projects
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification from PMI
  • 3-5 Years of experience working in regulated environments
  • 3-5 Years of experience with managing enterprise LIMS/LIS (Laboratory Information System), ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook), LES (Laboratory Execution System) , SDMS (Scientific Data Management System), and/or CDS (Clinical Decision Systems) Implementations
  • Demonstrated experience implementing enterprise information systems
  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects for different business stakeholders
  • Experience implementing technology under a defined corporate and compliant methodology
  • Expert understanding of computer and application architecture, technology, and validation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superior consulting skills
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Advanced leadership skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • 3-5 Years of consulting experience
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