IT Project Manager-Argus

Location: Foster City, ca
Location: Foster City
Title: IT Project Manager
Type: Long Term Contract
W-2 And Local to NorCal-Bay Area
The IT Project Manager would lead multiple projects from inception through completion, while adhering to project scope, schedule, quality and budget. The Project Manager must possess strong communication skills and must be savvy working with both technology and business partners across the organization in a collaborative way.

This role will focus on the Argus 8 Upgrade project within Gilead’s Drug Safety and DevOps organization. Experience implementing Argus is required.

Essential Duties and Job Functions
  • 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.
  • Proactively leads and executes project risk management and mitigation.
  • Orchestrates activities across all internal and external constituents and works comfortably with IT leadership to escalate and manage delivery challenges.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • Possesses seasoned expertise in project management methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • 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.
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