Sr. Project Manager-HR Systems

Location: Foster City, ca
Location: Foster City
Title: Project Manager
Position Type: Contract
Looking for Sr. PM with at least 8-10 years of experience. Onsite role reporting to Sr. Project Manager.
  • Comprehensively develops and manages project budgets and drives financial accountability for delivery of all solutions
  • Leads RFP/RFI process for projects as required and works closely across business and IT teams to drive effective selection of delivery and solutions partners
  • Develops and actively manages project plans. Manages resources, project schedule and budget to meet deliverables. Maintains all reporting requirements as needed.
  • Actively manages the execution of the project, including assigning tasks to project staff, managing project scope and project finances, and ensuring the quality of deliverables.
  • Integrates the work of large teams and multiple vendors to deliver project success. May manage contract resources directly to execute project activities.
  • Oversees all phases of the project, coordinating with business sponsors,, vendors, and other relevant areas of IT throughout.
  • Ensures all deliverables and commitments are met and the project is in compliance with relevant standards and methodologies. Also contributes to the enhancement and evolution of these standards for Gilead IT.
  • Manage project financially. Extensive understanding on budget forecasting, accruals, change management process.
  • Proactively leads and executes project risk management and mitigation.
  • Orchestrates activities across all internal and external constituents and works comfortably with Gilead IT leadership to escalate and manage delivery challenges.
  • Possesses seasoned expertise in project management methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Hands on experience working a s project manager.
  • Possesses in-depth understanding of the SDLC and how to apply it to relevant projects.
  • Seen as an expert resource in the organization on project management.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of IT functions and services.
  • Possesses familiarity with many technologies, with particular focus on their capabilities and limitations.
  • Flexible, calm under pressure, highly communicative, and comfortable taking ownership in ambiguous situations.
  • Track record of successful integration across multiple and complex technologies and systems.
  • Typical candidates will possess 8+ years of relevant experience and BS in Computer Science or related fields or equivalent experience, or an MS and 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • PMP certification desired, but prior success on the job is most critical.
  • Prior experience with managing projects related to Qualified/Validated systems is preferred.
  • Prior experience managing application projects is required.
  • Prior experience managing HR related projects would be a big plus.
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