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Project Manager (Remote)

Cambridge, MA 02139

Posted: 05/25/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 568177 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Major accountabilities & key activities
  • Serve as Project Manager to lead the successful delivery of the assigned project in a dynamic environment that embraces change
  • Manage the project lifecycle according to the NOX project management approach while meeting all governance requirements
  • Effectively manage a cross-organizational project team
  • Facilitate collaborative decision making while focusing on project.
  • Follow internal processes for project approval, delivery, tracking and reporting
  • Actively manage risks, issues, and other conflicts, promptly escalating as needed

Key success criteria
  • Commitments to outcomes with confidence
  • Project delivery to expected outcomes within given constraints
  • Effective and productive relationships with all stakeholders and the ability to influence without authority

Required core skills and capabilities:

The ideal candidate demonstrates the following skills and capabilities:
  • Results-focus and passion for disciplined delivery
  • Focuses on people over process and outcomes over artifacts
  • Understands and effectively uses different project management approaches
  • Understands adaptive and agile project management concepts and has a record of successfully applying the approaches in project delivery
  • Has strong communication, team building, influencing and collaboration skills at all levels
  • Successfully anticipates, mitigates, and resolves risks and conflict, escalating promptly when necessary
  • Basic leadership skills and demonstrated ability to motivate a global, intra-discipline project team
  • Uses collaboration-style decision making
  • Effectively uses project management tools to facilitate decision making and enhance communication, and has a proactive approach to project delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work with vendors

  • University Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a project delivery role accountable for business outcomes
  • 2+ years managing database-related projects in a technical environment
  • Formal training in project management methodologies
  • Professional certification strongly preferred (PMP, PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Master)
  • Experience with use of agile and adaptive project management approaches
  • Basic skills in the use of project execution software (e.g., Jira, MS Planner, Planview, etc.)
  • Experience leading project teams of technical, scientific and business associates
  • Experience implementing scientific applications in the pharmaceuticals industry
  • Experience implementing IT solutions, platforms, and infrastructure

*Co and NYC candidates may not be considered 
Pay rate: $78.68 - 104.23
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