Project Manager

Job title : Project Manager
Location : Germany
Salary : Negotiable
Contact name : Pauline Markina
Contact email : pauline.markina@secpharma.com

A large pharmaceutical company is looking for an experienced project manager to join them for an exciting new project.

Client: Large pharma
Location: Near Frankfurt
Duration: 10 months part-time (20 hours per week)
Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Project description:
Asterisk is the name of the tool that was introduced in Quality Medicine to support the risk-based auditing strategy and planning. The system is used to manage and maintain the audit universe in Medicine with currently over 1,400 entities and to quickly understand areas of high risk while creating the annual audit program. In this project further enhancement need to be implemented including an interface.

Responsibilities:
- Document Stakeholders expectations
- Define project goal / purpose
- Describe desired state
- Define project objectives and set up project plan
- Define project scope
- Define High-level project approach (phases, milestones, timelines)
- Estimate resources needs estimated (budget, human resources, material)
- Develop essential project plans
- Define project organisation
- Kick Off project in a kick off meeting
- Plan project objectives
- Plan project deliverables produced by the project
- Identify deviations and correct or reflect these in in project scope
- Inform project stakeholders about project status in status meetings
- Execute and drive completion of project deliverables according agreed project plan
- Monitor project progress against plans using project milestones
- Align with sponsor and PMO (Project Management Office) by participating regular meetings (e. g. steering committees - once a month)
- Provide regular project status reports to sponsor/GLT/PMO (monthly) and report critical project status to Global Leadership Team QM (GLT).
- Prepare project outcomes report and presentation of deliverables to sponsor/GLT
- Handover of deliverables to project sponsor and process / product owner for review and approval
- Prepare, conduct and document lessons learned activities as a handover of project results for documentation.

Skills/experience required:
- Senior level with at least five years of experience in similar positions as a project lead
- Pharmaceutical and IT (Application Integration) Background/Knowledge
- Experience in the GxP-Environment (at least two years)
- Experience in Business Analysis (at least three years)
- Experience in Project Management in a leading position (at least five years) with a PM certification
- Leading global projects across different time zones, used to working remotely
- Knowledge in agile project management methods would be an advantage
- English and german written and spoken fluently