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Project Manager -- Science/life science

Remote - Project Manager

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.


Job Description

The Project Manager role will be a key asset to the Client's Genomics team and will support multiple initiatives through the management of multiple projects. This role will manage a diverse set of projects and requires a strong background in providing on-time deliverables for multiple stakeholders throughout the organization. This includes the management of a project timeline inclusive of dependencies, the creation of various project charters for emerging products, the ability to own and drive meetings for projects, and demonstrate a collaborative approach to risk / issue mitigation. This person must convince leaders and operators of his / her value, earn their trust and time, and work collaboratively to build actionable strategies.

 

Responsibilities:

·       Define, document, and execute on project scope / objectives

·       Set and manage stakeholder expectations, internally and with any external clients

·       Design a project plan with actionable and timely tasks for project team members, both internal and external

·       Provide concise project status updates to various stakeholders as needed for each project

·       Complete frequent retrospectives at the end of project phases to look for areas of improvement

·       Utilize project management industry best practices, techniques, and standards

·       Create and maintain detailed project documentation

·       Ensure project delivery is on time, on scope, and on budget

·       Manage cross-organizational collaboration to ensure full engagement on project deliverables


Qualifications:

·       Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects with tight deadlines. Proven organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity

·       3-5 years of demonstrated experience in managing projects of similar size and scope

·       Science or life science background

·       Proven experience in using popular project management tools such as Smartsheet, Aha!, ITSM, ServiceNow, MS Project, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook

·       Excellent communication, time/project management, problem solving, organizational skills and analytical skills

·       Exceptional ability to drive results through strong collaborating and influencing skills across all business segments and geographies

·       1-2 years of program management experience; coordinating pilot activities and / or technology implementation plans

·       Ability to draw up detailed project plans and schedules and the ability to follow through on actions needed to adhere to the timeline

·       Bacholors Degree


Preferred Qualifications:

·       Exceptional ability to drive results through strong collaborating and influencing skills across all business segments and geographies

·       Subject knowledge of genomics / precision medicine field

·       Background in health economics and outcomes (HEOR) research

·       Deep knowledge of project management frameworks and best practices



Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.