IT Project Manager ( Pharma/Life Science Domain)

Posted 14 Apr 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 245515



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    Job Title: Project Manager – Clinical Trial, Validation

    Role Description

    The Clinical IT Project Manager provide the projects with agile and/or waterfall planning, execution management, governance, and reporting support. Responsible for the day-to-day management of large projects defining and managing scope, budget, timelines and quality, with full responsibility and authority to complete the assigned project. Defines project scope and leads the development, documentation and implementation of large-scale projects and change initiatives in line with organizational policies and strategies, defining and maintaining realistic project plans and monitoring progress against agreed quality and performance criteria.

    Makes recommendations on strategies for improvement from the initial project engagement through to financial close. Facilitates requirements gathering sessions and documents functional requirements / specifications to capture business needs and validates and obtains sign off from business representative. Collaborate with PMO function in setting up new and improving existing project management office policies and processes.

    Position will work with all levels of the business including business partners, technology teams, and key external vendors. Position will focus on managing projects implementing and supporting Clinical business solutions, including, but not limited to EDC, eTMF and CTMS. The clinical business areas of focus include Clinical Operations.


    Key Responsibilities Include:

    • Setting project goals and coming up with plans to meet those goals
    • Maintaining project timeframes, budgeting estimates and status reports
    • Coordinating project team members (internal & externals) and developing schedules and individual responsibilities
    • Implementing IT strategies that deliver projects on schedule and within budget
    • Using project management tools to track project performance and schedule adherence
    • Conducting risk assessments for projects
    • Organizing meetings to discuss project goals and progress
    • Responsible for planning, prioritization, and implementation of deliverables, including implementations and operations.
    • Coordinate/Develop process documentation (current and to-be).
    • Interfaces with external vendors to manage the relationship and ensure the proper delivery of services.
    • Support in GxP Computer System Validation activities for IT, including implementation, validation, maintenance.
    • Collaborate with PMO group
      • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation.
      • Providing financial reports and budget outlines to Executives.
      • Support drafting new and improving existing project management office policies and processes.


    Job Requirements

    • Must be comfortable to in Electronic city, Bangalore location with shift timings 1:30 pm- 10:30pm
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business Informatics or related disciplines required
    • Minimum of 6-12 years of experience
    • Experience managing medium to large projects end to end.
    • Experience collaborating PMO function of the organization.
    • Experience in working with software vendors for support and maintenance
    • Experience designing, deploying and maintaining cloud-based GxP applications
    • Experience with GxP guidelines, Computer Software Validation (CSV), and IT SDLC
    • Experience with Clinical Operational systems include but are not limited to EDC, eTMF Coding and CTMS is highly preferred
    • Project Management certification is a plus

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Self-motivated and passionate to learn and adopt new technology and methodologies
    • Team-oriented and generous in sharing knowledge and enabling others
    • Reliable, consistent, and proactive
    • Capable of day-to-day problem solving and taking responsibility for decisions
    • Customer Service oriented with attention to detail and quality
    • Must be able to effectively prioritize and plan. Ability to address multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities.
    • Strong communication and facilitation skills to develop consensus, clarity, and decision-making
    • Ability to communicate and work independently with cross-functional/inter-departmental teams and within the framework of the IT organization.
    • Strong understanding and working knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 11, ICH E6
    • Experience working in a GxP environment(s) (FDA, EU, MHRA) is required
    • Experience supporting heavily outsourced organizations and working with CROs.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Project Plan, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications.



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