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Sr Manager, IT Project Manager

Company: Jazz Pharma
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Job Description:

Overview:Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology - areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team. If you're looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients' lives and being a great place to work, we hope you'll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals.Responsibilities:Jazz Pharmaceuticals is seeking an experienced professional to successfully manage global IT projects from initiation to delivery. The position's primary role is to effectively manage objectives, scope, time, quality, resources, costs, risks and change management for a diverse set of IT projects ranging from IT G&A, R&D and Commercial applications to infrastructure and cybersecurity. Secondary responsibilities will be assisting in the development of best practices for project management and the systems development life cycle.Essential Job Functions:Job Responsibilities and Requirements:RESPONSIBILITIES* Proactively manage projects towards achievement of business objectives while adhering to agreed scope, time, quality and budget; may manage resources directly to execute project activities.* Develop project charters, comprehensive plans, budgets, success criteria, metrics, status reporting, communications and other deliverables to ensure successful delivery of projects.* Anticipate critical activities and risks, identify issues and demonstrate initiative to appropriately escalate and resolve. Plan mitigations for risks with significant impact.* Effectively communicate progress, status, dependencies and risk to stakeholders so that necessary corrective actions can be taken to keep project on track.* Demonstrate leadership, build partnerships and communicate in a way that is motivating, optimistic and pragmatic; foster effective team interaction, collaboration and accountability.* Clearly communicate project roles and responsibilities to team members. Establish effective, yet nimble, governance, steering committees, and RACI for deliverables and decisions.* Create project task plans; monitor and update team member tasks and deliverables to ensure appropriate quality and timely completion.* Partner with others to develop and implement best practices for project management, solution evaluation and the system development life cycle; maintains templates, guidelines and process documentation. Coach and mentor others on project management best practices.* Provide input on and drive the necessary steps (e.g. investment business case, project management, change management, post project evaluation) to go from inception to realization of business benefits.* Manage multiple global projects that comprise of internal stakeholders and external partners.* Manage vendors conducting work on assigned projects, ensuring their deliverables are provided in a timely and quality manner.* Ensure compliance to departmental SDLC and PM methodologies; conduct lessons learned for projects and proactively apply learnings.PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS* Proven experience with 6 plus years managing a diversity of IT projects (including evaluation of solutions, requests for proposals, application implementations, reporting/analytics, infrastructure and information security)* Strong working knowledge of IT applications, infrastructure and information security projects.* PMP certification or equivalent is desired* Able to develop detailed IT project plans in a variety of technology areas with little assistance or input* Strong working knowledge of formal project management, SDLC and agile methodologies, PM tools and techniques* Proven experience with a variety of techniques for requirements elicitation, analysis and definition (e.g. functional specifications, business process engineering, data flow diagrams, use case analysis)* Proven experience developing robust plans for managing quality, testing and move to production* Demonstrated proficiency in project management software, including MS Project and Smartsheet.* Good business acumen to understand the value of business capabilities enabled by IT* Sufficient working knowledge of finance fundamentals to plan, forecast and monitor costs* Sufficient technology acumen to understand interdependencies and major risks* Experience successfully completing projects using global virtual teams of internal and external resources; proven experience effectively managing vendors* Experience in an environment where various risk frameworks (e.g. Information Security, Privacy, CSV-21 CFR Part 11) are in scope and risks are appropriately mitigated.* Ability to manage multiple programs or projects without direct authority in a consultative, collaborative and team-oriented style* Good presentation, communication, facilitation and influence skills; understanding of organizational change management concepts* Ability to develop strong and collaborative relationships with people at all levels within different functions* Highly aware of how their actions impacts others, drive to self-develop and strong desire to excel* Bachelor degree in business, computer science or related degree; MBA is a plus* Demonstrates and models the Jazz values:* Direct and honest in communication and feedback* Demonstrates consistency between words and actions* Develops and sustains cooperative productive partnerships* Demonstrates passion for the job, organization and company* Demonstrates strong accountability for results, performance, standards and continuous improvement* Open to new approaches and embraces changeJazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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