Project Management Specialist

Stanford, CA 94305

Posted: 01/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 14636

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Project Management Specialist to be part of our client’ s team. This is an opportunity to work with a private research university in the South Bay, California.  This Client is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world' s top-ten universities

Our Company Bio: Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Project Management Specialist

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life-threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • The School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) is looking for a project manager for the school’ s IT department. The project manager acts as the liaison between H&S departments and the client’ s IT community at large.
  • This position works with the senior project managers to implement the H&S response to University-wide initiatives.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, building and analyzing reports, allocating IT resources, and managing communications with stakeholders.
  • A successful candidate is expected to oversee multiple programs, work independently, communicate clearly with a variety of constituents, and balance multiple priorities. This position spends equal time managing projects, programs, and business relationships.  
  • The H&S IT team is a small, collaborative team that supports departments ranging from Music to Economics to Physics. Members of the team take on many roles and each manage a varied portfolio of projects. We have a culture of outstanding customer satisfaction, excellent delivery of projects on time and on budget, and a strong focus on professional development.
  • Support the creation of project plans in response to changes in university policy to ensure the school remains in compliance
  • Lead efforts to inventory, audit, and remediate information systems and applications in the school. Develop procedures and guidelines to support those efforts
  • Evaluate metrics to assess program effectiveness and adapt proactively to upcoming trends
  • Translate business processes into requirements for use in evaluating potential IT solutions
  • Partner with IT organizations across campus to ensure the needs of H&S constituents are met
  • Organize and participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and conferences
  • Other duties may also be assigned

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s Degree is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a customer-oriented focus
  • Superior organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects
  • Willingness to quickly shift on priority and direction
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

Erik Cordova

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