Project Manager III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/12/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17129

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Project Manager III to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

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 Manager III

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:
  • Seeking a highly motivated and collaborative Project Manager to join our Translational Genomics group and help drive the increased use of functional genomic approaches across the Research organization. The client’ s Translational Genomics efforts span the interface of human genetics, functional genomics, molecular biology, disease model engineering, and advanced computational methodology.
  • This group works closely  with our disease area scientists to identify new therapeutic hypotheses and advance transformative medicines.
  • Manage a collaborative translational genomics project that includes diverse  scientific and informatics stakeholders across research and collaborators.
  • Effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders in a complex  drug discovery and development environment
  • Manage multiple working groups across informatics and functional genomics
  • Deliver project goals on budget and on schedule.
  • Communicate proactively with stakeholders and senior management regarding progress, issues and plans for resolution.
  • Develop and use project plans to coordinate participants and track and report progress.
  • Operate with a high degree of autonomy and professionalism; successfully prioritize workload in accordance with business goals.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • BS/BA (Science/Engineering preferred).
  • Minimum 7 years of related analytical and business experience working in a complex environment. Minimum 3 years Project Management experience, preferably in a drug discovery and development environment.
  • Ability to strategically think across multiple groups and functions to identify key objectives, pinch points, and next steps.
  • Is a top performer who can hit the ground running and can have immediate impact on our project. 
  • Ability to influence with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, bring teams to consensus/alignment.
  • Experience with project management tools and systems for clearly tracking/reporting business processes
  • Ability to define problem statement clearly and accurately and apply structured and disciplined methodology to identify innovative and effective solutions, risk mitigation, and execution.
  • Is direct and truthful and therefore widely trusted to deliver on promises, goals, and expectations.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity, able to create order from chaos.
  • Takes accountability for actions, drives results, learns from mistakes.
  • Makes quality decisions and resolves problems rapidly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively up and down, at all levels of the organization, teach and present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.
  • Excellent planning, organization, and prioritization skills with the ability to multi-task and adapt.
  • Able to synthesize large amount of information.
  • Able to deliver results despite shifting environment.

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