Senior Project Manager

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Job Type: Contract

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Senior Project Manager to work in this exciting new area of biotechnology. In this role, you will assist in managing portfolio of projects including building a dashboard for effective tracking of project timelines. 
  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors from project initiation to completion
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope and objectives
  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, to monitor and track project progress
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Manage changes to project scope, project schedule and project budget
  • Ensure vendor contracts are created and managed in accordance with company policy
  • Monitor project expenditure, review vendor invoices and oversee submission for payment
  • Provide measurement on project performance during and at completion of project
  • Plan and execute project update meetings
  • Develop and maintain collaborative work relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Master’s degree & 4 years of Project Management experience or Bachelor’s degree or & 8 years of Project Management
  • 6+ years of industry experience a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies that lead to processes for achieving results
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to problem solve and delegate appropriate tasks to collaborators and follow-up as needed to meet deadlines
  • Expert level proficiency with project management software
  • Experience building complex schedules utilizing sub-schedule integration structure with performing critical path analysis
  • Proven ability to manage in a highly fluid, interactive, matrixed environment
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