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Infrastructure Project Manager (Pharma)

Ascent Services Group
Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
Job Req 20-05308 Job Description Infrastructure Project Manager (Pharma) Location Morris Plains, NJ Position Type Contract Were seeking an experienced IT Infrastructure Project Manager that is confident in working in an Agile way, has excellent working knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, business processes, enterprise tools and experience working within the healthcarepharma sector. The IT Infrastructure Project Manager will manage a wide variety of projects across the IT Infrastructure, Security and Service Delivery department. IT projects range from highly complex technology-based projects which change technical platforms and architectures to strategic business projects that significantly change the business processes and practices. The role leads multiple projects and facilitates activities of suppliers, engineers and interdepartmental relationships to ensure that predetermined specifications and timelines are met. This individual participates in formal project and portfolio management reviews assessing risk to timeline, budget and project scope. The person in this role must have an analytical and business-oriented mindset with the ability to implement solutions and best practices in order to produce and influence the adoption of strong quality data insights to drive business decisions within the Infrastructure Department. This position requires exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to establish and maintain strong and effective working relationships, deep experience driving Infrastructure initiatives, and a passion for understanding infrastructure complexities while successfully delivering work. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Ability to manage all facets of IT project management including, but not limited to, technical capabilities, user requirements, system integrationimpact analysis, project planning, communication planning, issue management, milestone tracking, system validationUAT, resource management, task management and risk management. Manage multiple andor large, complex projects which support multiple business areas and geographies Accountable for leading project teams from option generation through execution to meet stated business and project objectives Accountable and responsible for establishment and measurement of key project objectives Overall accountability for clarifying, developing, evaluating and documenting individual project plans Ensure project team cohesiveness in an environment where team members are in multiple locations and of diverse cultural backgrounds Balance business desiresrequirements with IT possibilities and cost constraints Participate in eliciting, validating, and documenting business requirements which ensure value-add and meet client objectives Demonstrated track record with all aspects of project management including extensive stakeholder management with senior level customers Ability to plan and estimate technology-related projects Partner with the Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO) in prioritizing business-specific demand as part of portfolio planning process. Contribute to the support and maintenance of validation package in compliance with validationdocumentation procedures as per SDLC methodology. Provide clear and concise communication, both written verbal, to all levels of the project team stakeholders, adapting style to accommodate a diversity of audiences situations. Work with teams and individuals to mitigate conflicts and resolve issues as needed. Leverage cross-organizational relationships for support, and resolution of issues. Lead change management planning and activities for key initiatives and other changes, working closely with project team members, project sponsors, change champions, end users, and others Assist in the development of the IT PMO best practices. EDUCATION EXPERIENCE Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or closely related field from accredited college or university. Master s degree preferred (MBS, MSc). Minimum of 5 years experience leading an IT Infrastructuresecurity and strategic IT business projects, inclusive of Data Center, Cloud, Servers, Storage, Messaging, Network, and Telecom Project Management certification (i.e. PMP) andor Lean Six Sigma certification is desired Minimum of 5 years hands-on technical experience building and supporting many of the following services and technologies o WANLAN networks (Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto) o StorageSAN (Nimble, Pure, NetApp, 3PAR) o Service Delivery (Service NowITIL) o Physical servers (DellClient) o Security Tools (i.e. Rapid 7, Fire Eye, EnCase) o Compliance (SOX, GDPR, GxP) o Virtual servers (VMWare) o Remote connectivity (CitrixXenRDS) o Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure) o Data centers (private, cloud and hybrid) o O365 (Email, Collaboration Services) o Telephony (Cisco VoIP) o Cyber security o Active Directory o Monitoring (MS SCCM, Solarwinds, WhatsUp Gold, CIM, Open Manage) o Disaster recovery Extensive experience leading infrastructure delivery teams inclusive of scope, scheduling, budgeting, and project planning in an environment with aggressive delivery goals. Expertise with vendor management, negotiation and oversight of vendor resources Experience transforming teams through technology, organization, culture, process, and business change management. Strong customer relationship and customer service skills Exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Audrey Lamb Technical Recruiter Ascent If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus! We look forward to hearing from you! About Ascent The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences. As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve. Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization. Become one of ASG s candidates and experience the difference! IND05

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