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  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Associate Director Facilities Services Category Lead – Global Procurement - New Brunswick, NJ - 20 Mar 2019
  • EDI Staffing – Sr. IT Project Manager - Syracuse, NY - 16 Mar 2019
  • QStride – Sr. Project Manager (Infrastructure) - Newark, NJ - 16 Mar 2019
  • EDI Staffing – IT Senior Project Manager -  - 16 Mar 2019
  • Collabera – IT Project Manager - Jersey City, NJ - 15 Mar 2019
  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – IDT Project Manager – CMC Drug Development - New Brunswick, NJ - 15 Mar 2019
  • CTS Partners – Business Analyst - Home - 14 Mar 2019
  • TSR Consulting Services, Inc. – Guidewire Project Manager - Basking Ridge, NJ - 14 Mar 2019
  • TSR Consulting Services, Inc. – Agile Project Manager - Basking Ridge, NJ - 14 Mar 2019
  • PMLG – Senior Project Manager(s) - Central NJ - 14 Mar 2019
  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Program Manager For It Transformation Projects - Princeton, NJ - 11 Mar 2019
  • Lorelei Staffing – IT Applications Manager - NJ - 04 Mar 2019
  • APN Consulting – Senior Project Manager with Mergers & Acquisitions - Hoboken, NJ - 01 Mar 2019
  • APN Consulting – Project/Operations Manager - Edison, NJ - 27 Feb 2019
  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager - Pharma Product Launch - Irvine, CA - 27 Feb 2019
  • MSU – Apprenticeship Program Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 27 Feb 2019
  • Robert Half Management Resources – Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 24 Feb 2019
  • Robert Half Management Resources – Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 21 Feb 2019
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  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager – Pharmaceutical Industry - Princeton, NJ - 07 Feb 2019
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  • Avis – Project Manager - Parsippany, NJ - 06 Feb 2019
  • Critical Path, Inc. – Sr. IT Project Manager - Raritan, NJ - 05 Feb 2019
  • Critical Path, Inc. – IT Project Manager - Raritan, NJ - 05 Feb 2019
  • CTS Partners – Project Manager - Windows Upgrade - NY, NY - 04 Feb 2019
  • Princeton Univ – Project Controls Specialist (Term) - Princeton, NJ - 31 Jan 2019
  • Princeton Univ – Project Controls Specialist - Princeton, NJ - 31 Jan 2019
  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager - R&D Supply Chain Initiative - Lawrenceville, NJ - 31 Jan 2019
  • Digilent Consulting – Multiple Positions - NJ / MA / VA - 24 Jan 2019
  • Alpha Consulting Corp. – Business Development Project Manager - Lawrenceville, NJ - 24 Jan 2019
  • SiriusXM – Technical Program Manager - Lawrenceville, NJ/NY/TX - 08 Jan 2019
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Associate Director Facilities Services Category Lead – Global Procurement - New Brunswick, NJ - 20 Mar 2019

    Associate Director Facilities Services Category Lead – Global Procurement
    New Brunswick, NJ
       
    The Client is a global BioPharma company firmly focused on its mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines to patients with serious diseases.

    Around the world, our medicines help millions of people in their fight against such diseases as cancer, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Our BioPharma strategy uniquely combines the reach and resources of a major pharma company with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a successful biotech company. With this strategy, we focus our customers’ needs giving maximum priority to accelerating pipeline development, delivering sales growth and continuing to manage costs.

    Over the next three years the company’s capital spending will double to enable growth and a new working environment. We are currently executing very large projects both in the US and overseas.
    Project Description:

    The Facilities Services Category Lead (Associate Director - AD) will partner with Facilities Services Group, Workplace Services, Regional Facilities Leads, Site Facilities Leads and Site Procurement (GPS/Commercial) to drive Facilities Category Strategies and evolution. This position will also drive company strategy as it relates to Preferred Suppliers selection and compliance. The position will also establish MSAs, buying channels and buying enablement for all the spend related to Facilities Services including adjacent services. The Facilities Category Lead will also lead all SRM efforts related to Facilities and other related Services (e.g. Waste Management). This position is also tasked with actively sourcing IFM and FM services all across Client and developing business cases to bring sites to the IFM model.

    The position requires strong operational alignment with key stakeholders and within GP as well as other categories like Real Estate, Engineering and Construction, Furniture, Laboratory Services. The Facilities Category Lead must display excellent communication skills to all internal stakeholders, Client’s Senior Leadership, suppliers and industry forums.

    Procurement:
    •    Active Business Partner engagement to develop the company’s Facilities Services overall strategy.
    •    Develop sourcing strategies necessary to procure the various aspects of the Facilities category.
    •    Facilitate Project Team decision making of contract award recommendations.
    •    Develop and review MSA, Statements of Work, performance terms, Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for RE projects.
    •    Prepare and solicit competitive bids, quotations and proposals with relevant specifications/requirements, terms and conditions. 
    •    Evaluate competitive bids to determine the best overall value. 
    o    Negotiate and/or issue contracts and service orders, obtaining legal and finance approvals when required.
    o    Review procurement practices to ensure policy compliance.

    Supplier Relationship Management:
    •    Develop, and manage internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams with regard to the following:
    o    Manage all preferred suppliers using the Supplier Relationship  Management methodology for the various categories.
    o    Coordinate evaluations to determine supplier performance using rating systems and/or predetermined standards.
    o    Schedule and drive meetings with supplier(s) selected for the SRM program
    o    Prepare for and develop negotiations strategies.
    o    Conduct negotiations with incumbent and new potential suppliers to obtain maximum value.
    o    Coordinate, review and respond to supplier inquiries.

    Sourcing & Technology:
    o    Utilize the Ariba Procure to Pay platform. 
    o    Implement and maintain required systems, files/archives and databases of project execution.
    o    Collaborate with finance to capture and report savings and Value beyond savings.

    Management & Organization:
    o    Develop strategic plans and objectives. 
    o    Develop goals and objectives in alignment with Business Partners. 
    o    Develop a plan to staff a site procurement team when the timing is right to align with the project.
    o    Ensure categories sourcing governance for the project.

    Reports to: Global Procurement Director, Facilities, R.E. & Logistics Sourcing.
    Internal/External Stakeholders:
    •    Global Facilities Services (GFS)
    •    Category Leads Capital & Engineering, Real Estate (RE).
    •    GP Supplier Management Lead.
    •    Members of industry; technology councils and organizations.
    •    Suppliers.

    The role can require international travel.
    Required Skills:
    •    B.S. in Business, Engineering or technical equivalent.
    •    Minimum of 10 years of work experience.
    •    Minimum of 3 years procurement or relevant experience.
    •    Internal stakeholder management, data/information management, category management, process redesign and continuous improvement expertise, project management and performance measurement skills.
    •    Possess exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within company.
    •    Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally.
    •    Must have a strong customer service orientation with excellent analytic, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
    •    Demonstrated high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision from senior management.
    •    Procurement process knowledge, category management, contract management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier management, technology utilization and strategic planning.
    •    RFP experience.
    •    Strong Business Partner Relationships.
    •    Facilities Procurement exp. is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •    Master’s Degree.
    •    Category Management experience.
    •    Prior Facilities Operations experience is highly preferred.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00535
    W2 ONLY MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

     ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Karen Gulutz - karen@alphaconsulting.com
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      EDI Staffing – Sr. IT Project Manager - Syracuse, NY - 16 Mar 2019

    Title:  Sr. IT Project Manager
    Position: Full time
     Location:  Syracuse, NY

    Job Details:
    The IT Senior Project Manager must have strong practical experience in project management for Information Technology projects, gained through experience managing large and complex projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    •    Lead and manage multiple enterprise-level IT projects simultaneously through the entire system development lifecycle
    •    Execute projects from initiation, planning, development, testing to closing
    •    Ensure all projects' milestones are completed on-time, within scope, and within budget, and to the required quality standard
    •    Assist in the definition and documentation of project scope and S.M.A.R.T objectives, involving relevant stakeholders
    •    Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
    •    Develop and own full scale project plans to monitor an track progress
    o    Define roles and responsibilities
    o    Resolve complex, interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled
    o    Plan and schedule timelines and milestones
    o    Ensure resources availability and allocation (escalate where needed)
    o    Delegate tasks and responsibilities appropriately
    o    Schedule, coordinate, and manage testing and deployment phases
    o    Solidify budget details
    o    Identify issues, risks, and mitigation strategies
    •    Organize and lead project status and working meetings
    •    Effectively convey project goals, objectives, and expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely, clear, and compelling fashion
    o    Deliver progress updates regularly
    o    Ensure open communication amongst project team
    o    Communicate with senior leadership across all areas of the organization
    •    Facilitate daily scrums, user stories, sprint planning and sprint reviews
    •    Implement an effective system of project governance
    •    Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
    •    Present reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management
    •    Listen effectively and clarify information as needed
    •    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    •    Conduct post-project review to discuss and document successes and lessons-learned for future projects
     
    Minimum Education and Experience
    •    Ability to independently manage multiple concurrent multifaceted and complex technology projects that are large in size, scope, budget, and/or impact, including all aspects of process development and execution
    •    Solid understanding of full system development life cycle models
    •    Expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional waterfall project management principles and practices
    •    Mastery of various software programs and tools including MS Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Visio / SharePoint
    •    Demonstrated success using project management software, such as MS Project, Planview, SmartSheet, or equivalent
    •    Superior listening, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
    •    Must be experienced communicating with all levels including Executive leadership
    •    Must be able to adapt approach to the context and constraints of each project, knowing that no "one size " can fit all the variety of projects
    •    Organized with a keen attention to detail
    •    Capable of working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environments
    •    Possess talent for handling shifting priorities / demands / timelines and effectively executing tasks in a high-pressure environment. It is crucial that candidate be able to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
    •    Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
    •    Must be willing and able to reflect the organizational culture and strategy
     
    Qualifications:
    •    Undergraduate degree (required) or Master degree (preferred) in the field of Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, Management or related discipline with a technical focus.
    •    10+ years direct Project Management (PM) work experience in Information Technology, with demonstrated success (maybe some flex on the 10 years)
    •    PMI certification as a PMP or professional certification by an accredited institute of higher learning

    Contact:
    Matt Lemay
    Technical Resource Manager
    EDI Staffing, An EDI Specialists Company
    31 Bellows Road, Raynham, MA 02767
    (508) 967-9222
    mlemay@edistaffing.com
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      QStride – Sr. Project Manager (Infrastructure) - Newark, NJ - 16 Mar 2019

    Title: Sr. Project Manager (Infrastructure)
    Location: Newark, NJ
    Position: Fulltime

    Job Requirements:
    •    5+ years recent experience providing hands-on project management within an IT Infrastructure department.
    •    Extensive experience leading large enterprise-wide technology re-platform programs and solution delivery teams inclusive of scope, scheduling, budgeting, and project planning in a matrixed environment with aggressive delivery goals.
    •    3+ year’s of experience leading projects through Agile/Iterative methodologies, operating in a Scrum Master role when necessary to decompose high level project requirements into actionable Sprints and deliverables for the project team.
    •    Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, and retrospectives.
    •    Educate and reinforce SCRUM methodology and Agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.
    •    Experience creating 3rd party RFPs, Statements of Work, contract review/negotiation, and overseeing vendor resources for projects that fall outside of existing IT functional areas.
    •    Expert communicator and negotiator with exceptional written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
    •    Skilled multi-tasker with ability to manage numerous projects and tasks concurrently.
    •    Subject matter expert in the basics of project management (estimation, project planning, resource planning, issue management, risk management, change management, communication planning).
    •    Hands-on leader and problem solver with a passion for excellence.
    •    Ability to work hands on with team members to inspire and motivate all levels of staff towards both tactical and strategic delivery goals.
    •    Outstanding performer, persistent and pro-active leader, exceptionally detail oriented, and driven to exceed expectations.
    •    Scrum Master and/or PMP certification preferred.
    •    ITIL certification a plus.
    •    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Master’s degree a plus.

    Contact:
    400 Renaissance Center, 26th Floor Suite 2600 Detroit, MI, 48243
    Ph: 313-442-9912

    http://qstride.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0x0H0000071l6FQAQ&tSource=
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      EDI Staffing – IT Senior Project Manager -  - 16 Mar 2019

    Job Details:
    The IT Senior Project Manager must have strong practical experience in project management for Information Technology projects, gained through experience managing large and complex projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    •    Lead and manage multiple enterprise-level IT projects simultaneously through the entire system development lifecycle
    •    Execute projects from initiation, planning, development, testing to closing
    •    Ensure all projects' milestones are completed on-time, within scope, and within budget, and to the required quality standard
    •    Assist in the definition and documentation of project scope and S.M.A.R.T objectives, involving relevant stakeholders
    •    Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
    •    Develop and own full scale project plans to monitor an track progress
    o    Define roles and responsibilities
    o    Resolve complex, interdependent activities into tasks and sub-tasks that are documented, monitored and controlled
    o    Plan and schedule timelines and milestones
    o    Ensure resources availability and allocation (escalate where needed)
    o    Delegate tasks and responsibilities appropriately
    o    Schedule, coordinate, and manage testing and deployment phases
    o    Solidify budget details
    o    Identify issues, risks, and mitigation strategies
    •    Organize and lead project status and working meetings
    •    Effectively convey project goals, objectives, and expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely, clear, and compelling fashion
    o    Deliver progress updates regularly
    o    Ensure open communication amongst project team
    o    Communicate with senior leadership across all areas of the organization
    •    Facilitate daily scrums, user stories, sprint planning and sprint reviews
    •    Implement an effective system of project governance
    •    Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
    •    Present reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management
    •    Listen effectively and clarify information as needed
    •    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    •    Conduct post-project review to discuss and document successes and lessons-learned for future projects
     
    Minimum Education and Experience
    •    Ability to independently manage multiple concurrent multifaceted and complex technology projects that are large in size, scope, budget, and/or impact, including all aspects of process development and execution
    •    Solid understanding of full system development life cycle models
    •    Expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional waterfall project management principles and practices
    •    Mastery of various software programs and tools including MS Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Visio / SharePoint
    •    Demonstrated success using project management software, such as MS Project, Planview, SmartSheet, or equivalent
    •    Superior listening, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
    •    Must be experienced communicating with all levels including Executive leadership
    •    Must be able to adapt approach to the context and constraints of each project, knowing that no "one size " can fit all the variety of projects
    •    Organized with a keen attention to detail
    •    Capable of working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environments
    •    Possess talent for handling shifting priorities / demands / timelines and effectively executing tasks in a high-pressure environment. It is crucial that candidate be able to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
    •    Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
    •    Must be willing and able to reflect the organizational culture and strategy
     
    Qualifications:
    •    Undergraduate degree (required) or Master degree (preferred) in the field of Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, Management or related discipline with a technical focus.
    •    10+ years direct Project Management (PM) work experience in Information Technology, with demonstrated success (maybe some flex on the 10 years)
    •    PMI certification as a PMP or professional certification by an accredited institute of higher learning

    Contact:
    Matt Lemay
    Technical Resource Manager
    EDI Staffing, An EDI Specialists Company
    31 Bellows Road, Raynham, MA 02767
    (508) 967-9222
    mlemay@edistaffing.com
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      Collabera – IT Project Manager - Jersey City, NJ - 15 Mar 2019

    IT Project Manager
    Jersey City, NJ
    12-18 months contract

    Required Experience:
    •    7 or more years work experience in project management
    •    Knowledge of issues/risk management and project change requests required
    •    PMP certification or equivalent work experience as a Project Manager required
    •    Expert knowledge of project processes, problem management tools and procedures
    •    Expert knowledge of MS Project, Visio, MS Office Suite including SharePoint
    •    Advanced knowledge of application impact on operational and business functions
    •    Proficient financial acumen to interpret corporate financial analysis and financial statements
    •    Proficient knowledge of strategic and financial analysis
    •    Maintains composure under pressure and accurately assesses problem situations
    •    Demonstrates and employs active listening skills
    •    Communicates effectively, both verbally and written, at all levels
    •    Assumes a high level of responsibility and provides direction in a Team-oriented environment, directing tasks to finish by scheduled completion date
    •    Manages highly sensitive and confidential information
    •    Works effectively in a fast paced, collaborative, Team based environment

    Education:
    •    College degree in Technology, Finance, Business or equivalent work experience

    To apply for this position and setup an interview with the client please click on apply and send in your resume along with your contact info. For any further queries please feel free to contact:

    Kunal Thakor
    973-889-5207
    kunal.thakor@collabera.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – IDT Project Manager – CMC Drug Development - New Brunswick, NJ - 15 Mar 2019

    IDT Project Manager – CMC Drug Development
    New Brunswick, NJ
       
    Project Description:
    Project Manager is a leader, coordinator, and facilitator for the Portfolio Strategy and Integration group, providing tactical direction, managing teams, and providing tactical solutions that support the overall program strategy developed by the IDT.
    •    Manages 4-6 IDTs (actual number determined by level of project complexity and candidate experience) and drives execution of program strategy by fostering communication and integration of all functional area representatives on the integrated development team.
    •    Drives and manages all IDT meeting logistics including the creation of clear and concise meeting minutes that will be shared as appropriate to align all functional representatives of decisions and actions agreed upon by the team.
    •    Facilitates sub-team meetings, as appropriate.
    •    Is responsible for the development of a detailed CMC project plan that is aligned with the overall program strategy. Tracks all project milestones and clearly communicates status of project through the use of established PSI tools.
    •    Leverages portfolio and program management tools to track program execution, milestones, risks, and long range planning to ensure appropriate communication to team members and management. Examples include the following:
    o    PSI CMC Database
    o    OnePager Pro
    o    MS Project Server, ePlan/Planisware
    o    DOI Tool
    o    Right First Time Scorecard
    o    Operational Risk Management
    •    Works collaboratively with the IDT Leaders and functional leaders to track the critical operational aspects of the program(s), including monitoring key deliverables, decision points, demand planning, and critical path activities to drive delivery of project objectives which roll up to the Product Development BOW.
    •    Is responsible for contributing to the definition and execution of risk management strategies, contingency planning, supporting the development of a high performing team(s), and communication of the solutions to management.
    •    Partners with the IDT Leader to facilitate the management of risk by scheduling meetings with the IDT as appropriate. The IDT Project Manager is responsible for capturing all gaps/risks into the appropriate PSI tools to enable effective portfolio visuals of the gaps and risks.
    •    Coordinates and ensure appropriate allocation of drug substance and API materials for non-clinical use.

    Required Skills:
    •    Bachelor's degree in engineering or relevant scientific discipline with at least 5 years of relevant experience, Masters’ degree or PhD with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience.
    •    Highly motivated self-starter that works well both in teams as well as independently.
    •    Strong project management, business process management, and optimization skills.
    •    Familiarity with end to end CMC drug development with an understanding of critical milestones and typical bottlenecks preferred.
    •    Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
    •    Demonstrated ability to accomplish results and meet deadlines and commitments.
    •    Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both oral a written.
    •    Demonstrated analytical and logic skills with a focus on fact-based decision making.
    •    Demonstrated proficiency in MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
    •    Demonstrated ability to build relationships, influence, negotiate, and drive organizational engagement.
    •    Experience developing and/or managing program management tools to forecast budgets, timelines and resources preferred.

    This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Karen: karen@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00508
    W2 ONLY MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

     ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Karen Gulutz - karen@alphaconsulting.com
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      CTS Partners – Business Analyst - Home - 14 Mar 2019

    Business Analyst
    LOCATION:            Work at home
    TYPE:                   W-2 or C2C
    TRAVEL:                Occasional Travel to Client premise
    START DATE:         Immediately
    HOURS:         Part-time
    CONTRACT LENGTH    3 months with possibility of extension

    Are you a skilled Business Analyst? Are you hoping your next opportunity can be the start of a new and exciting chapter in your career?  If so, then this opportunity may be just what you’re looking for. Our client is a rapidly growing company looking to add team members who are smart, collaborative and driven to succeed. If you want to grow with us send your resume and let’s talk.

    CTS Partners has an opening for a Business Analyst with experience in voice telecommunications technologies.  Initially, this is a part-time hourly contract position for a project with a Boston area Bank.  Most of the work can be performed remotely (home) with periodic trips to Boston to meet with the client. 

    Hours
    •    30 hours per week for the next 4-5 weeks
    •    15 hours per week for the following 6 weeks.  This may increase to 30 hours per week if our client secures additional scope
    •    Our client has SOW’s with their customer that will expand hours to full time when/if signed
    •    With their rapid expansion underway, the client’s goal is for this position is contract-to-hire

    Responsibilities
    1.    Facilitate Discovery & Requirements gathering workshops with client
    2.    Document all findings using a professional format suitable for distribution to client team
    3.    Work with consulting team and client team to further develop and refine Current State, Future State and Gap Analysis reports.
    4.    Support project team with high quality communications, status reports, and other project documentation.

    Qualifications and Skills
    1.    Superior written and verbal communications skills
    2.    Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Business Analyst
    3.    Superior documentation skills
    4.    Expert with Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Project
    5.    Some experience with telecommunications technologies
    6.    Contact Center technology experience a plus.

    SEND RESUME/COVER LETTER TO: jillscott@ctspartners.net
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      TSR Consulting Services, Inc. – Guidewire Project Manager - Basking Ridge, NJ - 14 Mar 2019

    Title: Guidewire Project Manager
    Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
    Duration: Long Term Contract- Contract to Hire

    Job Responsibilities
    • Creates and maintains project plan (charters and schedules), and reviews them with the appropriate IT partners, business partners and steering committees. This includes tracking plans against agreed upon resource levels, timelines and budgets.
    • Review and track critical dependencies between projects and workstreams
    • Maintains a deep understanding of the scope of work and can manage the project schedule; able to articulate how decisions may impact the schedule accordingly.
    • Actively identifies and manages project risks, issues, and decisions. Can navigate a complex organization to facilitate the resolution of these.
    • Provides consistent, timely, and well-crafted project progress status reporting and communications
    • Interface with Integration Partner for the delivery of interdependent projects.
    • Leader skilled and responsible for partnering with the project owner/sponsor and all stakeholders to create and implement appropriate and cost-efficient solutions based on business objectives.
    • Able to lead and successfully deliver multiple (concurrent) high priority, complex software development and integration projects in an Agile environment.
    • Understands the project's business value; ongoing monitoring of value attainment within the project lifecycle and supports the realization tracking method.
    • Acts as project manager, with leadership responsibilities for a matrixed team on large sized projects. Manages results as outlined in the project's triple constraints of budget, schedule and scope (objective/quality/performance.)
    • Represents team recommendations to Senior Management, demonstrate influence over governance bodies, and communicate effectively via formal presentations.
    • Builds strong relationships with business and technology leaders. Understands business area opportunities and challenges, process or system impacts to all related business or systems areas when implementing recommended solution to obtain business objectives.
    • Ensures that project management governance is followed and change management procedures and supporting tools are used in executing all projects as appropriate.
    • Manages deliverable estimation process, resource allocation and efficient utilization; negotiates resource conflicts with other project managers or resources managers as appropriate.
    • Communicates technical issues, impact, and risk mitigation strategies in business terminology that can be communicated to and understood by non-technical.
    • Provides ongoing status updates on project progress, risks, change management and issue resolution. Leads risk and issue identification, tracking, escalation and resolution documentation. Monitors risk events before becoming issues and potential roadblocks. Competencies:
    • Strong customer service orientation (responsive, consultative, collaborative and accurate). • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills - able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
    •Highly proficient in use of project management discipline and best practices (PMBOK driven)
    • Competent in the use of all project management and analytical software tools.
    • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Expert in Microsoft Project 2007 or 2010
    • Have experience in effort-driven project schedules.
    • Experience with Microsoft Project Server and/or CA Agile Central (Rally) strongly desired
    • Expertise in methodology development, training and process control.
    • Experience with implementing Guidewire projects preferred Major Qualifications:
    • Degree / Licenses and Professional Certifications
    • Four-year degree or equivalent proven project management experience and success.
    • PMI or Agile certifications strongly desiredExperience
    • Experience managing Guidewire PolicyCenter projects.
    • 8+ years of project management experience guiding large sized (24-36 month, $8-$15+ million) projects to close.
    • Experience managing development projects in financial services or insurance companies; commercial property and casualty insurance a plus
    • Experience managing 3rd party vendors in development, testing and staff augmentation • Working knowledge or experience in managing Agile or Iterative development projects desired
    • Experience managing project teams (15+ people) operating within a matrix organization

    Contact:
    Nick Romano
    Senior Technical Recruiter
    TSR Consulting Services, Inc.
    379 Thornall Street, 6th Floor, Edison, NJ 08837
    Office:  732-321-9000 Ext. 4332
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      TSR Consulting Services, Inc. – Agile Project Manager - Basking Ridge, NJ - 14 Mar 2019

    Title: Agile Project Manager
    Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
    Duration: Long Term Contract- Contract to Hire

    Job Description
    The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to plan and manage application development projects for Insurance Company.
    We seek candidates who not only track project progress against an agreed upon project plan but also drive the project to successful completion via Risk Management, Resource Allocations, Communication Plans, Issues Log and Change Control processes in an agile transformation environment.

    Responsibilities
    • Drive project delivery from inception to production release including scope definition, goals, requirements, development, user testing and release phases
    • Manage the client project/stakeholder expectations to ensure ownership and success.
    • Facilitate business and operational relationships between clients and internal teams with effective and efficient communication to ensure accurate and timely project delivery
    • Employ and enforce formalized project management processes, such as change management, issues management, risk management, and documentation version control
    • Proactively identify, track, and mitigate risks, issues, and dependencies; present and manage changes to project structure, scope and delivery timeframes
    • Ensure the overall success of the project by being accountable for all aspects of the project and providing overall project transparency
    • Provide high level executive reports and detailed updates on a continuous basis for all projects.
    • Coordinate internal resources and (offshore & onshore) vendors for flawless execution of projects
    • Other Project Management Office responsibilities as assigned
    • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives by assessing alignment of current process, programs, and systems to business requirements, and by recognizing opportunities for standardization, increased efficiency, cost reduction, increased quality, and improved user experience

    Work Experience & Qualifications
    • BA/BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Current PMP and CSM/CSPO/CSP certifications
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in Information Technology industry implementing enterprise systems and custom solutions
    • 3-5 years recent Scrum Master experience applying agile principles, practices and theory in an agile transformation environment
    • 10-15 years software development project management experience
    • Experience delivering projects in P&C Insurance industry
    • Proven ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced changing environment and participate in continual process improvement
    • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Jira is a plus
    • Experience working with onshore and offshore teams
    • Demonstrated team leadership and project management expertise
    • Possess the judgment and ability to modify project management approach based on project size, complexity and team
    • Knowledge with the business domain and current technology platforms to understand the projects and raise questions in order to help correctly steer them to completion.
    • Ability to build and maintain business relationships with employees, business partners and vendors
    • Comfortable hosting meetings with various audiences, (engineers, management or C level positions) Self-starter that requires little direction
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects and work in a fast paced environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Contact:
    Nick Romano
    Senior Technical Recruiter
    TSR Consulting Services, Inc.
    379 Thornall Street, 6th Floor, Edison, NJ 08837
    Office:  732-321-9000 Ext. 4332
    http://www.tsrconsulting.com/
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      PMLG – Senior Project Manager(s) - Central NJ - 14 Mar 2019

    Senior Project Manager(s)

    Founded in 1998, (Project Management Leadership Group, Inc.) PMLG’s mission is to help our clients rapidly transform their organizations to a culture of strategic execution excellence. We are committed to bringing our wealth of knowledge, tools, techniques and experiences to our clients so that they may rapidly achieve their goal of project, program and portfolio management success.

    PMLG has several contract positions for experienced senior project managers in the central NJ area. If you have 10+ years of strong and successful projects and programs and are someone that can lead a team of matrixed stakeholders, build relationships, work with and manage vendors, and communicate confidently with all levels of team members, including senior leadership, we want to talk to you! Travel expense reimbursement, if not local, is available. Commitments range from short-term (90 days) through, at this time, the balance of 2019 with possible/probable extensions.

    Key Responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager:
    •    Initiate, plan and execute projects across a variety of business units, functions and complexities.
    •    Provide team leadership and successfully work with stakeholders in a matrix management organization to develop the charter, define scope, develop work breakdowns, schedules, resource plans, budgets, communication plans and other project artifacts in alignment with the established Project Management methodologies and best practices.
    •    Manage project issues and risks and report project health to stakeholders at all levels in the organization. Escalates issues when appropriate. Ability to recognize conflict and apply strategies to overcome it. Thinking in opportunities instead of barriers. Ability to negotiate win-win agreements.
    •    Identify the best approach to be used on a given project and manage the system and/or process development processes accordingly.
    •    Facilitates the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
    •    Develops and accurately maintains a detailed project schedule using MS Project and scheduling best practices.
    •    Runs regularly scheduled core team meetings, providing transparency around project progress (schedule, budget, resources and scope).  Sets agenda and documents meeting outcomes. Must have ability to identify key issues and potential challenges and proactively facilitate scenario planning to identify the best choice among alternatives. Ability to influence timely decisions and to take action reflective of business objectives.
    •    Proactively provide coaching and mentoring to individuals and teams to help them grow and to drive best practices, continuous process improvement and customer satisfaction.
    •    Provide input and participate in the hiring process as requested.
    •    Coordinate internal resources and third parties / vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
    •    Successfully manage the relationship with the client(s) and all stakeholders. Builds excellent working relationships with team members, external project resources, third party vendors, sponsors and executive management.
    •    Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and/or budget using appropriate verification and control techniques.
    •    Facilitates organizational readiness discussions, planning and execution of said plans.
    •    Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
    •    Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
    •    Verify that any validation requirements are recognized and addressed.
    •    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including any validation related documentation.
    •    Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    •    10+ years of solid experience in project/program management in the information technology sector, preferably in the pharma, medical device or manufacturing space or a similar regulated market such as health care or banking.
    •    Completion of a 4-year college degree in computer science, engineering or similar field, or equivalent experience.
    •    Commercial awareness of pharma market regulated commercial operations, FDA regulated companies and the documentation/validation aspects helpful.
    •    Team work and diplomacy; the ability to defuse tension in the team, function as the negotiator to resolve opposing solution viewpoints.
    •    Ability to lead and motivate a team required.
    •    Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
    •    Experience in MS Project or similar project scheduling software (ability to learn MS Project).
    •    Experience in developing and managing resource plans and budgets required.
    •    Ability to travel between sites required.
    •    Ability to work with diverse staff and participants required.

    Please submit your resume, with hourly rate requirement and availability date to:
    Sue Glaskey
    Executive Program Director
    PMLG
    sglaskey@pmlg.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Program Manager For It Transformation Projects - Princeton, NJ - 11 Mar 2019

    Program Manager For It Transformation Projects
    Princeton, NJ

    Required Skills: 
    •    Ability to conceptualize Projects or Programs from start to finish to effectively manage and keep initiative on schedule while adapting to sudden changes and shifting priorities.
    •    Delivers cost-effective, high quality Projects or Programs on-time through application of PM guidelines and standards (best practices) and effective controls while meeting requisite compliance requirements (Sarbanes-Oxley, GxP etc.)
    •    Demonstrates effective Project Management skills through the development of project plans, resource allocation, plan execution, consistent communications with project team members and stakeholders, status reviews, and delivery of agreed upon results.
    •    Adept at analyzing complex data using spreadsheets, filtered tables, pivot tables and pivot charts.
    •    Achieves effective control on the Project or Program through management of scope, estimating, accounting, budget management, risk management and project closeout.
    •    Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with team members, creates and motivates cross-functional & cross-departmental project teams, establishes roles and responsibilities, provides direction and fosters effective team skills to complete tasks on time.
    •    Ability to complete multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and prioritize incoming work appropriately.
    •    Ability to integrate/rollup multiple Projects within a Program.
    •    Strong communication skills allowing the candidate to serve as the primary point of contact for all communications within Biopharma IT, business teams, and any third party involved in the Project or Program - effectively communicates relevant information to key stakeholders.
    •    Identifies the need for and creates/implements improvements to continuously improve the Project Management Service capabilities in the organization.
    •    Identifies, implements and champions the use of new value added techniques and process improvements to help better the IT Project Management service.
    •    Demonstrates innovation, flexibility, open-mindedness, and adaptability in order to meet objectives in a rapidly changing environment with shifting priorities.
    •    Consistently develops others by providing them with challenging opportunities and coaching them to be successful.
    •    Demonstrates an ability to assess and understand a wide variety of Client business issues; recommend and deliver IT strategies/systems/tools that provide superior value to end-client.
    •    Ability to deal with unstructured, complex Projects or Programs that will require effective communication and negotiation skills in order to define and gain agreement on appropriate actions.
    •    Additional plus would be someone who has experience working with external Service Providers providing hosting services (Accenture, DXC, BT etc.)
    •    Proven experience (10+ years) implementing large scale Projects or Programs of multi-million dollar investments.
    •    Experienced in managing Projects or Programs by leveraging standard industry Project Management frameworks (e.g. - PMBOK) and Software Development Lifecycle methodology (e.g. - Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
    •    Demonstrated ability to manage project teams in a complex, changing environment to deliver value-added results to the organization.
    •    Demonstrated ability to work with a range of technically, culturally & geographically diverse teams in a matrixed environment, influencing them to complete deliverables, and delivering value added business results that meet high quality requirements within tight deadlines.
    •    Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience at multiple levels within the company through various formats, such as presentations, written proposals, reports, correspondence, leading meetings, face-to-face dialogue etc.

    Project Description: 
    Program Manager will cover two projects: Migrate to Platform / Standard and IT Build and Run Dashboard. This project manager must have an Entrepreneurial Project Manager mindset.

    The Program Manager will be accountable for managing IT Transformation projects to drive down Build and Run costs and track our progress in realizing transformation savings. This will be accomplished, in part, by reducing the IT application footprint by migrating applications from point solutions to enterprise platforms or standard applications thereby shrinking ongoing IT Operating Run costs. Tracking transformation progress will be achieved by implementing an IT Build and Run Performance Dashboard to develop an integrated view of IT build and run performance including outcomes, utilization, cost and risk and define an appropriate IT review and action plan.
    •    Work closely with business functions to understand their migration needs and constraints to refine actionable multi-year roadmaps and ensure alignment to timelines and costs, and track mutual dependencies.
    •    Work with stakeholders to identify and track KPIs for Build and Run activities for outcomes, utilization, cost and risk (contract and regulator, data, operational, cybersecurity) in a dashboard.
    •    Work with subject matter experts to integrate the dashboard with Vitalize and other key data sources to provide timely and actionable insights.
    •    Work with stakeholders to leverage the dashboard as a single source of truth and integrate it into ongoing Build and Run operations.
    •    Collaborate with multi-functional and virtual teams across – Client IT, business functions, vendors and service providers.
    •    Responsible for the overall project management, coordination, execution, and control of IT deliverables, schedules and finances.
    •    Pro-actively raise key issues/risks to project stakeholders.
    •    Help identify and triage new issues for criticality and ownership in a rapidly changing environment.
    •    Schedule and host stakeholder and team meetings to ensure team alignment and to provide guidance across the projects.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Cheryl: cambrose@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-19-00462
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Cheryl Ambrose - cambrose@alphaconsulting.com
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      Lorelei Staffing – IT Applications Manager - NJ - 04 Mar 2019

    Job Description: IT Applications Manager
     
    The IT Applications Manager will provide overall leadership and direction to the Applications and Informatics staff within the group and is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising all activities relating to the design, development, implementation and ongoing support of the clinical and business organizational information systems and software applications.

    The Manager of Applications serves as a member of the Information Technology Leadership team and reports to the Senior Director of IT.
     
    Responsibilities:
    •    Manage projects and cross functional project teams to introduce new systems or upgrades to existing systems.
    •     Manage daily activities of consultants to implement projects and support systems.
    •    Introduce potential technology solutions to department leaders and process owners to support their strategic plans.
    •    Plan, scope and prioritize application change and enhancement requests and manage releases.
    •    Manage software patches and upgrades to existing applications.
    •    Manage daily operations and end-user support for assigned business area applications and the resolution of all user issues affecting production operations.
    •    Liaise between the user community and IT to ensure effective End User Support for access requests, service requests, training, and usability issues.
    •    Document end-user support processes and provide knowledge references for the service desk.
    •    Establish and/or maintain data mapping for data privacy within the assigned business area.
    •    Participate in updating and executing annual Disaster Recovery plans and tests.
    •    Produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment and complete multiple, concurrent assignments using time management skills.
    •    Manage relationships with software vendors and consultants.
    •    Follow all IT SOPs and guidelines for the delivery and support of regulated systems.
    •    Execute projects following industry standard best practices and ensures that vendor PMs also follow best practices when executing a project for the group.
    •    Lead the requirements gathering for new business solutions and execute the RFP process, as required.

    Qualifications and Skills:
    •    6 - 8 years' experience in information technology with at least 3 - 4 years in the healthcare industry.
    •    Experience with EMR / PM conversions, migrations and launches required
    •    Experience supporting end users for production systems.
    •    Experience building user requirements and functional specifications.
    •    Experience working with cross-functional and remote teams.
    •    Experience with and knowledge of ServiceNow, EMA, SharePoint, Client Centricity a plus
    •    Operational knowledge of MS Word, Project, Power Point and Excel are require

    Contact Information:
    Anthony Trapani
    www.loreleistaffing.com
    anthony@lorleistaffing.com
    (732)390-1170
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      APN Consulting – Senior Project Manager with Mergers & Acquisitions - Hoboken, NJ - 01 Mar 2019

    Role: Senior Project Manager with Mergers & Acquisitions experience
    Location: Hoboken NJ
    Duration: 6+ months contract

    •    Senior level Project Manager with 8-10 year experience
    •    Expertise in M&A including assimilation of acquired technical assets. Should have worked extensively on 2-3 M&A projects from initiation to completion.  Technology background, including agile methodologies, is required
    •    Experience in tracking projects, action items, risks and issues.  Well versed with Microsoft project plan
    •    Good communication skills.  Role will require interface with senior business partners

    Please reach out to megha@apnconsultinginc.com
    Megha Narula
    Recruiting Director | APN Consulting Inc
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      APN Consulting – Project/Operations Manager - Edison, NJ - 27 Feb 2019

    Role: Project/Operations Manager
    Location: Edison NJ
    Salary: $60-65K plus benefits
    Duration: FTE

    The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of customer driven projects. Oversees all aspects of customer-driven projects, sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of customer projects. The Project Manager prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects, formulates policies for the direction of daily customer project priorities. The Project Manager plans for the use of materials and human resources and is the Liaison between customer projects. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    •    Liaison between Monterrey and New Jersey – Communicate with all departments to assure completion of customer-driven projects.
    •    Establish policies and procedures relating to material development and time lines needed for project completion with Marketing, Sales, Ops, and Monterrey
    •    Analyze detailed reports for next plan of action
    •    Monitor progress of all projects, forecast increases, and any changes that will require special attention. (Reporting – Tracker). Hold regular monthly or weekly meetings as needed with all relevant staff (Marketing, Sales, Monterrey, and other departments as needed) to "track” progress of customer projects and report any deviation to plans.
    •    Manage materials and department activities for customer projects and other tasks related to the completion of projects (Includes coordinating information and reporting facts relating to customer project expectations and results from Marketing and Sales)
    •    Participate in weekly marketing meeting to discuss new projects
    •    Coordinate with vendors, Sales, Marketing, and Monterrey as needed to expedite time sensitive materials and labor as situation dictates
    Requirements:
    •    3 + years Project Manager/Operations
    •    Excellent Communication skills
    •    Must have working experience for a sale driven, customer–focused business
    •    P & L Responsibilities, Budgeting
    •    Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    •    Working knowledge of windows-based operating system
    •    Ability to Multi-task
    •    Strong Analytical skills
    •    Strong Presentation skills
    •    Ability to work independently and with a team
    •    Packaged goods experience
    •    International Travel 5 %
    •    Exposure to Microsoft Dynamics Axapta
    •    Office products industry a plus
    •    Multi Lingual - Spanish a plus
    •    College degree preferred
    •    Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.

    Contact
    Vedant Pathak
    APN Consulting
    vedant@apnconsultinginc.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager - Pharma Product Launch - Irvine, CA - 27 Feb 2019

    Project Manager - Pharma Product Launch
    Irvine, CA

    Project Description:
    •    Managing project plan for assigned medical unit and/or product launches which include working with the project team to create the project plan, set timelines, track milestones, and forecast budgetary and resourcing needs until plan completion.
    •    Facilitate launch planning process for assigned product and/or medical unit; Partner with Medical Lead and/or Launch Lead to define the planning team, set meeting cadence, identify project objectives, build meeting agenda and conduct project meetings, review the project plan periodically with the project team, and ensure completion of assigned action items and deliverables in a timely manner.
    •    Ensure completion, accuracy and timeliness of key deliverables as defined by the CMO Launch methodology which include but not limited to launch plan, activities tracker, resource plan, etc.
    •    Generate periodic status reports to identified stakeholders and escalate any project risks or issues to the Medical Leadership team and/or other R&D/Commercial stakeholders, as appropriate

    Required Skills:
    •    Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or PMP preferred.
    •    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Project Management or Product Launch role.
    •    Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Industry experience required, Medical Affairs experience preferred.
    •    Travel: Limited travel may be required due to launch meetings between the Irvine and Madison office locations, estimated to be 1 per quarter.

    This 5+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Briana: briana@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00388
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003   Fax:  (732) 613-9087   Contact: Briana Peters - briana@alphaconsulting.com
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      MSU – Apprenticeship Program Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 27 Feb 2019

    MSU New Jersey DOL Apprenticeship Program (MAP) Project Manager

    Under the direction of the MAP Project Director, the MAP Project Manager will work closely with MAP Program Directors and Program Coordinators to develop and implement the MSU New Jersey DOL Apprenticeship Program. The MAP Project Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of programming, providing quality facilitation and support to all MAP personnel. S/He will also work with industry and community partners to create employment/apprenticeship opportunities and pipelines of recruitment for the participants.

    Responsibilities:
    •    Develop a comprehensive understanding of the USDOL Registered Apprenticeship (RA) process.
    •    Consult with Program Directors and Coordinators, and the US DOL Apprenticeship and Training Representative to get new apprenticeships registered with the US DOL.
    •    Schedule and facilitating regular meetings with Program Directors and Coordinators, and other MAP personnel.
    •    Work with MSU Marketing and Analysis to develop and distribute marketing and recruitment materials for MAP.
    •    Foster team building through staff meetings, training and activities.
    •    Oversee overall MAP project budget.
    •    Perform statistical, narrative, and record keeping duties as required.
    •    Host MAP information sessions at MSU and in community locations.
    •    Work with Program Directors and Coordinators to review courses and the proposed sequencing and adapt them, as necessary.
    •    Build relationships with additional partner employers over the life of this grant to develop more apprenticeship work placements.
    •    Work with Program Directors and Coordinators to create effective recruitment plans.
    •    Work with partnering county vocational/technical schools that will provide RTI for facilities apprentices, to recruit their students for the RA positions.
    •    Hold monthly phone calls/meetings with vocational/technical schools to assess progress of the program and troubleshoot any issues.
    •    Work with Program Directors and Coordinators, employers, and the US DOL to create Work Process Schedules for new RAs.
    •    Provide employers with training on Work Process Schedules and assistance in structuring on-the-job training programs.
    •    Work with Program Directors and Coordinators to develop an assessment system to monitor MAP’s progress towards its goals, objectives and target outcomes.
    •    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    •    Master’s degree required.
    •    Three years of related work experience required.
    •    Experience with project/program management required.
    •    Experience with data input or data management/tracking systems required.
    •    Experience with public speaking or developing training seminars preferred.
    •    Experience with workforce development and job/internship placement required.
    •    Experience working with Registered Apprenticeship programs a plus.
    •    Ability to regularly travel between sites required.
    •    Valid driver’s license preferred.
    •    Ability to work with diverse staff and participants required.
    •    Ability to network with various industry, community, and school partners preferred.

    Technical Competencies:
    •    Decision making and problem solving
    •    Time and task management
    •    Verbal and written communication
    •    Leadership and organization
    •    Basic computer skills and ability to adapt to job-related software programs
    •    Project management
    •    Interpersonal relations and customer service

    For more information or to submit your resume, please contact:

    Dana Natale
    Research Development Specialist
    nataled@montclair.edu
    Nursing School/Graduate School, Room 425
    973-655-5387
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      Robert Half Management Resources – Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 24 Feb 2019

    Job specifications are as follow:

    Project Manager (Contract / Temporary) / Northeast NJ / $50/hour. 

    Under general direction, responsible for leading high complexity project to achieve compliance of product to new Chinese medical device regulations. Interface and coordinate activities between multiple US based product divisions and directly with regulatory compliance team onsite in China.

    Education / work experience
    ◾BA or BS (emphasis in engineering, management or related discipline preferred) or equivalent
    ◾Minimum of 7 years demonstrated project management experience preferred
    ◾PMP certification or equivalent (i.e. PRINCE2) desired

    Knowledge / competencies
    ◾Must be able to analyze complex scenarios using independent judgment
    ◾Excellent interpersonal communication, collaborative teamwork and negotiation skills
    ◾Ability to build trusting relationships
    Ability to generate and explain detailed plans, schedules, objectives, and other documentation accurately and clearly
    ◾Utilize proper software to maintain project records such as MS Project, MS Office, SharePoint, or Visio

    Key Areas of Focus:
    ◾Responsible for all aspects of the project from initiation to completion. Interfaces with all applicable stakeholders at multiple levels within the organization.
    ◾Collaborate with project teams to define project plans and drive execution of all project tasks to achieve milestones.
    ◾Very strong interpersonal / influencing skills desired.
    ◾Ability to speak fluent Chinese a plus.
    ◾Strong execution skills with ability to manage a large volume of details desired.
    ◾Desire a candidate with the ability to drive a schedule.

    Please contact Anthony Pami @ Anthony.Pami@rhmr.com if you or someone you know has an interest in the below contract (interim) position, located in Northeast NJ.  Please provide your resume and contact information as soon as possible.  Due to the nature of the role/need, this will likely not be available for any significant amount of time, thus a timely response is essential.  The position can pay $40-50/hour (with time and a ½ for any hours over 40 in a given week). 

    Copntact
    Anthony
    Anthony J. Pami, CPA
    Assistant Vice President
    Robert Half Management Resources
    E-Mail:        Anthony.Pami@rhmr.com
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      Robert Half Management Resources – Project Manager - Northeast, NJ - 21 Feb 2019

    Job specifications are as follow:

    Provide overall project direction as related to schedule, cost, performance, and resources. Will develop project plans including task lists, GANTT or PERT chart. Will develop functional specifications that fully define project and product, including cost, performance criteria, scope, capital equipment request/justification. Will develop and direct project resources. Will periodically provide progress report to other functional areas of the company affected by the project. Will monitor and control project timelines, costs, resources, providing development and guidance for assigned Co-op/Intern/Technician/Engineer. Developing and conducting Co-op/Intern/Technician/Engineer performance appraisals. Career development planning for assigned Co-op/Intern/Technician/Engineer.

    5-7 years experience / PMP not required, but preferable / candidates should have experience in an IT environment, preferably working in IT development projects / proficient in MS-Project and MS-Excel.

    Contact Anthony Pami @ Anthony.Pami@rhmr.com if you or someone you know has an interest in the below contract (interim) position, located in Northeast NJ.  Please provide your resume and contact information as soon as possible.  Due to the nature of the role/need, this will likely not be available for any significant amount of time, thus a timely response is essential.  The position can pay $35-40/hour (with time and a ½ for any hours over 40 in a given week).

    Anthony
    Anthony J. Pami, CPA
    Assistant Vice President
    Robert Half Management Resources
    E-Mail:        Anthony.Pami@rhmr.com
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      Yoh Strategic Accounts – Marketing PM - Whippany, NJ - 16 Feb 2019

    We currently have a position with Bayer in Whippany
     
    Marketing PM
    10 month contract starting out
    $30/hr
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES
    * Provide project management and oversight support for the U.S. Bayer Speakers Bureau, schedule and attend core team meetings, document and communicate minutes appropriately
    * Liaise with brand speaker bureau leads on all programming and reporting needs, vendor issues and concerns and alignment discussions
    * Participate in US, PH process governance and change management meetings and document minutes for dissemination to appropriate constituents
    * Attend weekly Speaker Bureau Core Team meetings and Steering Committee meetings and manage any follow-up activities as a result of those meetings
    * Assist with triaging issues and questions to compliance as needed to determine appropriate resolution in line with organizations compliance goals and objectives
    * Support the Financial Reconciliation Specialist with reporting needs and other activities as needed
    * Support the Deputy Director, Operational Excellence with Veeva Vault training as needed, including managing reports to vendor
    * Responsible for the review of active Speaker Slide Presentations to ensure they are still approved to be used based on data in US PH Content Factory (Veeva Vault PromoMats)
    * Perform regular performance reports on program statistic and monitoring metrics to determine if tactical execution, speaker utilization and other compliance requirements are being met.
    * Schedule brand Quarterly Business reviews, Core Team and Steering Committee meetings as required
    * Develop and implement customer (brand and field) customer satisfaction surveys on a bi-annual basis and deliver results to stakeholders
    * Gain an understanding of the Bayer Pharma Legal, Medical and Regulatory (PRT) review process in order to assist with updates and other tasks as needed
     
    REQUIREMENTS
    Education Requirements; Bachelor's
    * Minimum of 3 years work experience in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical or Biotechnology
    * Strong Project Management skills and application of project management tools
    * Understanding of the Legal, Medical and Regulatory process and governing policies
    * At least one year of speaker program operations, speakers bureau operations understanding and prior experience
    * Veeva Vault understanding and prior experience utilizing
    * Vendor management and relationship experience

    For more info send resumes to lisa.hughe@yoh.com.
    Contact:
    Lisa Hughes
    Senior Recruiter
    Yoh Strategic Accounts
    lisa.hughes@yoh.com
    11690 Westline industrial
    St. Louis, MO 63146
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisarolens/
    www.yoh.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager – Pharmaceutical Industry - Princeton, NJ - 07 Feb 2019

    Project Manager – Pharmaceutical Industry
    Princeton, NJ

    Project Description:
    Manages the implementation and consistent delivery of projects to agreed upon timelines, budgets and expectations of quality.
    •    Works with clients, developers and vendors to determine requirements.
    •    Creates and manages project budget vs. actual expenditures (capital and expense).
    •    Creates and manages work breakdown structure (WBS) and scheduled project plan.
    •    Manages and supervises project team resources.
    •    Develops critical path analysis for project implementation.
    •    Responsible for business change management (incl. business process redesign, training, SOPs).
    •    Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.
    •    Manages project issues and risks through STD issue/risk process.
    •    Communication to stakeholders.
    •    Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.
    •    Ensures compliance with required controls.
    •    Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.

    Required Skills:
    •    Bachelor's degree/Technical degree or equivalent requirement.
    •    Master's degree a plus.
    •    PMP, or equivalent certification, required.
    •    Proven experience with business capability projects; strong process engineering skills.
    •    Previous experience in Pharmaceutical industry and experience managing teams in the delivery of Portal(s) supporting company Philanthropic efforts a plus.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Briana: briana@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00266
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to) P.O. Box 6969, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003        Fax:  (732) 613-9087      Contact:  Briana Peters - briana@alphaconsulting.com
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      Avis – Senior Program Manager - Parsippany, NJ - 06 Feb 2019

    Job Summary (31054)

    The Program Manager, reporting to the Head of Business Program Management Office, is responsible for the management and coordination of key strategic initiatives and ensuring delivery of all programs on time, within budget and within scope.   Partners with North American Operations, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Customer Led Experience, Performance Excellence and IT to develop program strategic roadmaps and focused on operational and service and sales excellence and the respective enablement needed to achieve the company’s financial and strategic objectives.  

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    ◾Manage division wide programs and cross-functional strategic initiatives
    ◾Leads in the management of all phases of the program life cycle, including analysis, design, development, testing and implementation.
    ◾Manages overall quality of the product from both an internal (QA) and external (customer support & satisfaction) point of view.
    ◾Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget as per the PMO Methodology and PPM tool.
    ◾Assist in the definition of program scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
    ◾Measure program performance using appropriate tools and techniques
    ◾Report and escalate to management as needed
    ◾Perform risk management to minimize program risks
    ◾Create and maintain comprehensive program documentation
    ◾Foster strong and collaborative relations with internal and external stakeholders

    Required Experience
    ◾BA, MBA desired
    ◾Minimum 5-7 years of program management or consulting experience working in complex business environments
    ◾PMP certification required, PgMP certification desired
    ◾Green belt or higher Six Sigma Certification a plus but not required

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    ◾Experience with MS Office, MS Project and quick learner on other PPM Tools
    ◾Demonstrates the ability to influence cross functional teams Strong program management, product development, quality improvement and organizational skills
    ◾Ability to effectively facilitate meetings and decision making sessions, present information and respond to questions from groups of staff managers, senior leadership and stakeholders
    ◾Superior conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to succinctly interpret data and stra-rtegic frameworks for senior leadership
    ◾Ability to adapt to shifting priorities

    Travel Requirements: Some travel is required
    Apply at:  https://lnkd.in/eBba9XB
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      Avis – Project Manager - Parsippany, NJ - 06 Feb 2019

    Job Summary (31051)

    The Project Manager, reporting to the Head of Business Program Management Office, is responsible for the management and coordination of key strategic initiatives and ensuring delivery of all projects on time, within budget and within scope.   Partners with North American Operations, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Customer Led Experience, Performance Excellence and IT to develop plans and programs focused on operational and service and sales excellence and the respective enablement needed to achieve the company’s financial and strategic objectives.  

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    ◾Manage division wide projects and cross-functional strategic initiatives
    ◾Assists in the management of all phases of the project life cycle, including analysis, design, development, testing and implementation.
    ◾Manages overall quality of the product from both an internal (QA) and external (customer support & satisfaction) point of view.
    ◾Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget as per the PMO Methodology and PPM tool.
    ◾Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
    ◾Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
    ◾Report and escalate to management as needed
    ◾Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    ◾Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    ◾Foster strong and collaborative relations with internal and external stakeholders

    Required Experience
    ◾BA, MBA desired
    ◾Minimum 3-5 five years project management or business consulting experience working in complex business environments
    ◾PMP certification required
    ◾Green belt or higher Six Sigma Certification a plus but not required

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    ◾Experience with MS Office, MS Project and quick learner on other PPM Tools
    ◾Demonstrates the ability to influence cross functional teams Strong project management, quality improvement and organizational skills
    ◾Ability to effectively facilitate meetings and decision making sessions, present information and respond to questions from groups of staff managers, senior leadership and stakeholders
    ◾Superior conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to succinctly interpret data and stra-rtegic frameworks for senior leadership
    ◾Ability to adapt to shifting priorities

    Travel Requirements: Some travel is required

    Apply at:  https://lnkd.in/ez874Bk
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      Critical Path, Inc. – Sr. IT Project Manager - Raritan, NJ - 05 Feb 2019

    Sr. IT Project Manager OC3078
    o    US - NJ - Raritan
    •    Apply with LinkedIn
    •    The Career Potential
     
    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.
    Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.
     
    The Senior Project Manager is a strategic business partner to Ortho Clinical Diagnostic’s Business and IT Leadership.  He/she will work with Business and IT leadership to organize and deliver large, complex, cross-functional projects. They will use their expertise and experiences to evolve and optimize Ortho’s delivery methods and tools.  They understand Ortho’s business, strategy, portfolio and organization and applies his/her knowledge to effectively navigate through complexity and achieve results.  He/she anticipates, identifies and addresses critical inter-dependencies and delivers insights to project teams through issue identification, resolution and contingency planning, ultimately guiding teams towards milestone achievement.  A Senior Project Manager must have strong critical thinking and decision making skills and the ability to influence without authority, infusing the project teams with a sense of urgency, ownership and accountability and culture of high performance.   Must have knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies and tools & techniques and ability to adapt them to the organization. Responsible for the oversight and management of end-to-end activities on complex IT technology and process projects with an emphasis on driving quality execution under the direction of the GIS Director and Project Sponsor.

    Key Responsibilities
    •    Shape, organize and plan customer needs into viable projects with clear scope, timing, quality and cost parameters.  Delivers complex projects involving global, cross-functional, transformational requirements.
    •    Delivers fundamental project management tools and composes project plans including schedule, budget and product features, incorporating input across multiple functions and outside partners.  Outlines and tracks dependencies between functional areas.
    •    Runs regularly scheduled core team meetings, providing transparency around project progress (schedule, budget, resources and scope).  Sets agenda and documents meeting outcomes. Must have ability to identify key issues and potential challenges and proactively facilitate scenario planning to identify the best choice among alternatives. Ability to influence timely decisions and to take action reflective of business objectives.
    •    Identifies and responds to issues related to project plan (schedule, budget, resources and scope), facilitating discussions between stakeholders and driving to a resolution.  Escalates issues when appropriate. Ability to recognize conflict and apply strategies to overcome it. Thinking in opportunities instead of barriers. Ability to negotiate win-win agreements.
    •    Drives the team from initiation through hypercare project stages.  Assures all deliverables are completed and documented properly in each phase. Ability to keep project moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and unanticipated developments.
    •    Consistently and persistently follows-up with team members to ensure project deliverables and interim milestones are met.
    •    Maintains and adjusts standard project SDLC processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
    •    Ability to train and mentor other project managers in project methodologies and processes.
    •    Builds relationships and effectively communicates status and opportunities for improvement throughout the team and across multiple levels of the business. Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, and strategies to stakeholders.
    •    Provides candid and constructive feedback to functional leaders relative to individual performance.  Motivates the team to exceed expectations. Ability to encourage and enable people to work together as a team to accomplish the project.
    •    Support project managers in executing the optimized portfolio strategy of GIS projects to optimize resources and budget and reach targets.
    •    Identify and develop new, creative ways to view the end-to-end portfolio that will demonstrate Ortho’s value.  Utilize internal and external (industry-proven) portfolio management resources to improve Ortho’s Portfolio Review Process.
    •    Promotes and implements process improvements and project management best practice methodologies and tools.
    •    Performs other work related duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    •    Bachelor’s degree is required
    •    8+ years of project management including schedule development required
    •    10+ years of experience working in IT or highly technical environment.
    •    Position requires demonstrated leadership role of complex cross functional projects.
    •    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is strongly preferred.
    •    Expertise using MS Project, Workfront or equivalent project management software required including best practices for creating schedules, updating schedules, and critical path analysis of highly complex schedules.
    •    Demonstrated successful delivery of large, global, cross-functional projects involving dispersed teams.
    •    Experience in delivery of large projects involving SAP is required, with additional experience in non-SAP projects strongly preferred.
    •    Familiarity with latest project management methodology (e.g. Agile, Kanban) is preferred
    •    Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and presentation skills required.
    •    Ability to take calculated risks and demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross functional team environment required
    •    Ability to influence and present information to all levels of the organization including senior management required
    •    Strong analytical capabilities, including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, insight generation and critical thinking skills.
    •    Working Knowledge of Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification preferred, to foster streamlined processes and rapid decision-making.
    •    Able to identify problems and lead proactive problem solving efforts to achieve project goals
    #LI-AS1
     
    For this position we will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

    Contact Karen Baldwin, Critical Path, Inc. 704-765-2650  kbaldwin@criticalpathinc.net
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      Critical Path, Inc. – IT Project Manager - Raritan, NJ - 05 Feb 2019

    IT Project Manager OC3081
    o    US - NJ - Raritan
    •    Apply with LinkedIn
    •    The Career Potential
    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.
    Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.
     
    The Project Manager is a strategic business partner to Ortho Clinical Diagnostics’ business and IT leadership.  He/she will work with business and IT leadership to organize and deliver large, complex, cross-functional projects. They will use their expertise and experiences to evolve and optimize Ortho’s delivery methods and tools.  He/she understands Ortho’s business, strategy, portfolio and organization and applies his/her knowledge to effectively navigate through complexity and achieve results.  He/she anticipates, identifies and addresses critical inter-dependencies and delivers insights to project teams through issue identification, resolution and contingency planning, ultimately guiding teams towards milestone achievement.  A Project Manager must have strong critical thinking and decision making skills and the ability to influence without authority, infusing the project teams with a sense of urgency, ownership and accountability and culture of high performance.   Must have knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies and tools & techniques and ability to adapt them to the organization. Responsible for the oversight and management specific project workstreams and/or entire IT projects with an emphasis on driving quality execution under the direction of the Sr. Project Manager or Project Sponsor.

    Key Responsibilities
    •    Shape, organize and plan customer needs into viable projects with clear scope, timing, quality and cost parameters.  Delivers of moderate to large projects involving global, cross-functional, transformational requirements.
    •    Delivers fundamental project management tools and composes project plans including schedule, budget and product features, incorporating input across multiple functions and outside partners.  Outlines and tracks dependencies between functional areas.
    •    Runs regularly scheduled core team meetings, providing transparency around project progress (schedule, budget, resources and scope).  Sets agenda and documents meeting outcomes. Must have ability to identify key issues and potential challenges and proactively facilitate scenario planning to identify the best choice among alternatives. Ability to influence timely decisions and to take action reflective of business objectives.
    •    Identifies and responds to issues related to project plan (schedule, budget, resources and scope), facilitating discussions between stakeholders and driving to a resolution.  Escalates issues when appropriate. Ability to recognize conflict and apply strategies to overcome it. Thinking in opportunities instead of barriers. Ability to negotiate win-win agreements.
    •    Drives the team from initiation through hypercare project stages.  Assures all deliverables are completed and documented properly in each phase. Ability to keep project moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and unanticipated developments.
    •    Consistently and persistently follows-up with team members to ensure project deliverables and interim milestones are met.
    •    Follows standard project SDLC processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness
    •    Builds relationships and effectively communicates status and opportunities for improvement throughout the team and across multiple levels of the business. Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, and strategies to stakeholders.
    •    Motivates the team to exceed expectations. Ability to encourage and enable people to work together as a team to accomplish the project.
    •    Promotes and implements process improvements and project management best practices, methodologies and tools.
    •    Performs other work related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications
    •    Bachelor’s degree is required
    •    3+ years of project management including schedule development required
    •    5+ years of experience working in IT or highly technical environment.
    •    Position requires demonstrated leadership role of technical projects and/or workstreams.
    •    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is strongly preferred.
    •    Expertise using MS Project, Workfront or equivalent project management software required including best practices for creating schedules, updating schedules, and critical path analysis of highly complex schedules
    •    Demonstrated successful delivery of moderate to large, global, cross-functional projects involving dispersed teams.
    •    Experience in delivery of projects involving SAP is desired.
    •    Familiarity with latest project management methodology (e.g. Agile) is preferred
    •    Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and presentation skills required.
    •    Ability to take calculated risks and demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross functional team environment required
    •    Ability to influence and present information to all levels of the organization including senior management required
    •    Strong analytical capabilities, including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, insight generation and critical thinking skills.
    #LI-AS1
     
    For this position we will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

    Contact Karen Baldwin, Critical Path, Inc. 704-765-2650  kbaldwin@criticalpathinc.net
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      CTS Partners – Project Manager - Windows Upgrade - NY, NY - 04 Feb 2019

    Project Manager – Windows Upgrade
    Contract Position

    LOCATION:                     New York, NY
    TRAVEL:                  No
    START DATE:          Immediate – Interviewing now
    RATE:                Based on Experience
    CONTRACT LENGTH:    Approximately 6 months

    DESCRIPTION
    Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to add a major global financial firm to your list of satisfied customers? We have an opportunity for a skilled Project Manager with Windows upgrade experience.  Our client is a global financial firm located in mid-town Manhattan and the project is expected to last 6 months. 

    Our client is upgrading approximately 500 desktop/laptops to Windows 10 and needs a PM to work with the Global IT division, the outsourced IT support firm and local IT staff.  About 60% of the PC’s will be upgraded to more powerful machines.  Key requirements are: experience with Windows and PC upgrades, solid PM skills and ability to represent the best interests of the NY office in dealing with the Global IT organization.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    •    Manage project to meet agreed upon schedule
    •    Liaise with all stakeholders including:  Global IT Division, Outsourced IT Support team, Client internal staff
    •    Manage team resources assigned to PC hardware builds and upgrades
    •    Ensure QA process is successfully executed
    •    Project Management tasks
        Develop and maintain project schedule in MS Project
        Create project communications and risk management plans
        Prepare weekly project status reports
        Prepare project change requests as needed
        Lead project meetings involving the project team, project stakeholders and project sponsors

    QUALIFICATIONS
    •    Project Management experience with Windows and PC upgrades
    •    3 - 5 years of project management experience
    •    Microsoft certifications a plus
    •    Expertise in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
    •    Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
    •    Excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, time management, presentation and problem-solving skills
    •    Proven ability to work with all levels of management
    •    Bachelor’s Degree a plus

    Interested candidates should forward resume and rate information to johnpscott@ctspartners.net.

    CTS Partners P.O. Box 433 Oldwick, NJ 08858  |  Phone: 908.832.0099  |  Fax: 908.325.0111  |  www.ctspartners.net
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      Princeton Univ – Project Controls Specialist (Term) - Princeton, NJ - 31 Jan 2019

    Project Controls Specialist - Term (Multiple Positions Available)
    The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites applications for Project Controls Specialists (PCS).  The PSC provides support and assistance to PPPL’s Project Managers and teams in the planning and execution of assigned projects.  The PCS applies and supports the use of sound project controls principles and practices by PPPL’s project teams that are essential to achieving expected project performance and outcomes. 

    The PCS serves as a vital contributor assigned to PPPL’s project teams responsible for the application of project controls principles and associated Laboratory requirements as further described below: 
     
    •    Supports the development of project baseline deliverables including work breakdown structures, cost plans, resource loaded schedules and risk assessments
    •    Coordinates the development of EVMS execution plans, when required
    •    Engages and supports the Project Manager and project team in the effective use of these project management tools
    •    Works closely with the project team and updates and maintains project schedules, cost plans and risk registers throughout the project life cycle
    •    Assists in the analysis of variances and development of recovery plans and timely development and distribution of accurate progress reports
    •    Provides data and assistance in special events such as project reviews and response to stakeholder data calls
    •    B.S. degree in Engineering or Science
    •    Minimum of 10 years of experience in applying project controls in the successful completion of projects
    •    Expert practitioner in use of the P6 Primavera project management software platform
    •    Demonstrated ability to multi-task and effectively apply project controls principles over diverse portfolio of projects and/or cost accounts
    •    Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
    •    Provides data and information is support of special events such as project reviews and response to stakeholder data calls

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •    Project Management Professional Certification
    •    Experience at DOE research laboratory or in commercial nuclear power industry 
    •    Knowledge and experience in working under DOE Order 413.B
     
    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Contact:
    Barbara R. Harrison
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Human Resources Department
    P: 609-243-2223
    bharriso@pppl.gov
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      Princeton Univ – Project Controls Specialist - Princeton, NJ - 31 Jan 2019

    Project Controls Specialist
    The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites applications for Project Controls Specialists (PCS).  The PSC provides support and assistance to PPPL’s Project Managers and teams in the planning and execution of assigned projects.  The PCS applies and supports the use of sound project controls principles and practices by PPPL’s project teams that are essential to achieving expected project performance and outcomes. 

    The PCS serves as a vital contributor assigned to PPPL’s project teams responsible for the application of project controls principles and associated Laboratory requirements as further described below: 
     
    •    Supports the development of project baseline deliverables including work breakdown structures, cost plans, resource loaded schedules and risk assessments
    •    Coordinates the development of EVMS execution plans, when required
    •    Engages and supports the Project Manager and project team in the effective use of these project management tools 
    •    Works closely with the project team and updates and maintains project schedules, cost plans and risk registers throughout the project life cycle
    •    Assists in the analysis of variances and development of recovery plans and timely development and distribution of accurate progress reports
    •    Provides data and assistance in special events such as project reviews and response to stakeholder data calls
    •    B.S. degree in Engineering or Science
    •    Minimum of 10 years of experience in applying project controls in the successful completion of projects
    •    Expert practitioner in use of the P6 Primavera project management software platform
    •    Demonstrated ability to multi-task and effectively apply project controls principles over diverse portfolio of projects and/or cost accounts
    •    Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
    •    Provides data and information is support of special events such as project reviews and response to stakeholder data calls
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    •    Project Management Professional Certification
    •    Experience at DOE research laboratory or in commercial nuclear power industry
    •    Knowledge and experience in working under DOE Order 413.B
     
    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Contact:
    Barbara R. Harrison
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Human Resources Department
    P: 609-243-2223
    bharriso@pppl.gov
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager - R&D Supply Chain Initiative - Lawrenceville, NJ - 31 Jan 2019

    Project Manager – R&D Supply Chain Initiative
    Lawrenceville, NJ

    Required Skills: 
    •    Organization — Ability to manage multiple priorities and resources in a dynamic environment across various departments, and organize complex information.
    •    Judgment and Decision Making — Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    •    Critical Thinking — Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must possess initiative with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    •    Attitude & Teamwork– Projects confidence tempered with humility. Must be a team player willing both to steer the team towards success and to fully support the team when others are steering.
    •    Problem Sensitivity —Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Recognizes there is a problem and escalates or informs the resources who can address the problem.
    •    Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    •    Background in any of the following is a plus: Supply Chain, Clinical Trials, APICS training/certifications, PMP training/certifications.

    Purpose:
    The goal of this initiative is to develop and implement the R&D Supply Chain business processes, governance, and IT solutions necessary to more efficiently and effectively deliver clinical product supply in support of the R&D portfolio.

    Project Scope:
    There is an overall Project Plan across the entire initiative and a Communication Plan across the entire initiative. Beyond that, the initiative is divided into (3) teams driving the Implementation Phase forward. These consist of (1) Business Process development and implementation (2) SAP-IBP system design and implementation and (3) Interim business process development and implementation related to Finished Kits of clinical supplies. The scope for the initiative is broad and encompasses the following functions:
    •    Clinical Forecasting
    •    API, BDS , DP, FIN demand planning
    •    API, BDS, DP, FIN master supply planning
    •    Inventory planning / management
    •    On-Demand P&L
    •    Strategic GLF Labeling
    •    PD Supplies Budgeting
    •    Reporting
    •    Information Technology - software enabling in-scope business processes
    Governance:
    o    Operational (DP)
    o    Strategic

    Project Timing:
    This is a longer term project, and implementation will occur well into 2020. This position will start as a 6-12 month term with reassessment to then occur for extension.

    Project Description: 
    The Project Manager will be primarily responsible for managing the overall Project Plan and Communication Plan and additionally serving to assist the team leaders in multiple capacities. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for the project and manages all project activities including project kickoff meetings, recurring status meetings, executive sponsor meetings, reporting, and risk tracking. The Project Manager will work to manage resources to attain project deliverables and coordinate project communication for all stakeholders. The Project Manager will serve as a pro-active problem solver and help identify, document, resolve or escalate major risks and issues. It is important that the candidate has experience as a project manager leading complicated Supply Chain related projects in the Biopharmaceutical industry – not IT project management.

    The PM will deliver the following activities for this project:
    •    Contributes to planning, executing, controlling, and closing the Project to ensure the Project is delivered to scope and meets time, cost and quality objectives.
    •    Monitors and tracks project progress, and leads project team to successful on-time and on-budget delivery of project.
    •    Develops business process documentation/maps via Visio process mapping software
    •    Drafts IT project documents in support of IT team.
    •    Manages team administrative functions including meeting scheduling, minutes drafting and publishing.
    •    Change management strategy, planning and delivery.
    •    Support execution of change management strategy and plan and work breakdown.
    •    Define change metrics for the project and measure change effectiveness.
    •    Communications Delivery.
    •    Develop project communications strategy, approach and plan.
    •    Develop communications messaging and launch via pre-defined channels.
    •    Deliver pulse checks/other surveys to measure awareness and effectiveness.
    •    Develop and manage initiative SharePoint site as an effective communication channel.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Cheryl: cambrose@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00223
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Cheryl Ambrose - cambrose@alphaconsulting.com
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      Digilent Consulting – Multiple Positions - NJ / MA / VA - 24 Jan 2019

    1.    1x Snr Planner / Project Manager. Responsibility:Develop / maintain project schedule via Microsoft Project for organizational rollout of new ERP system Peoplesoft.Industry/Location: Healthcare client in NJ. POP: 8-12m
    2.    1x Snr Planner / Project Manager. Responsibility:Develop / maintain project schedule via Microsoft Project for organizational rollout of new EHR system.Industry/Location: Healthcare client in NJ. POP: 8-12m
    3.    3x Snr Planner. Responsibility: Develop / maintain compliant EVM project schedules via Microsoft Project for various DoD projects; Includes IPMR Submittal.Industry/Location: DoD Arlington Va. POP: 8-12m
    4.    2x Snr Planner. Responsibility: Develop / maintain compliant EVMS via Deltek Cobra for various DoD projects; Includes IPMR Submittal. Industry/Location: DoD Arlington Va. POP: 8-12m
    5.    1x Snr Project Manager. Responsibility: Manage Scope / Schedule / Budget for DoD Air Force Projects. Must have knowledge of Acquisitions. Industry/Location: DoD MA. POP: 3-36m
    6.    2x Snr Planner. Responsibility: Develop / maintain compliant EVMS via Deltek MPM for various DoD projects; Includes IPMR Submittal. Industry/Location: DoD NJ. POP: 8-12m

    Contact:
    Vinny Raj, PMP
    Managing Director
    Digilent Consulting
    Email: vinnyraj@digilentconsulting.com
    Phone: 412.657.2219
    Web: www.digilentconsulting.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Business Development Project Manager - Lawrenceville, NJ - 24 Jan 2019

    Business Development Project Manager – Analyst With Scientific Background
    Lawrenceville, NJ

    Required Skills: 
    •    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA and/or MBA preferred.
    •    Minimum 5 years diversified experience in accounting or finance.
    •    Experience with development of annual business plan, financial projections and operations expense management required.
    •    Operations expense management required.
    •    Strong working knowledge of general ledger and budgeting systems required - The SAP suite (including BI, and RPM), Hyperion and/or TM/1 are preferred.
    •    High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required.
    •    Strong knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls, financial and analytical skills required
    •    Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills.
    •    Must be team oriented and have ability to work collaboratively in a matrix environment working with multiple levels of management.
    •    Successful candidate must be a self-starter, have the ability to manage multiple tasks and be able to work with minimal supervision, as well as demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing business needs and requests.

    Project Description: 
    •    Supports manager and client groups in development of the annual business plan (including responsibility for development of salary plan) and periodic financial projections.
    •    Analyzes financial data and effectively challenges budget and projection assumptions to ensure that data collections are accurate and appropriate.
    •    Supports the monthly and quarterly financial close process (working with clients to ensure expenses are appropriately recorded), reviews and reports actual results, focusing on comparison of results to budget, prior projection and prior year with investigation and in-depth understanding of key variances; meets regularly with clients to review results.
    •    Understands details and provides concise commentary on key drivers of the variances for each client group to Corporate Staff reporting team.
    •    Records journal entries and performs account validations and balance sheet account analysis as needed.
    •    Supports other various internal and/or alliance partner finance oriented reporting and operating processes.
    •    Develops routine and ad-hoc reports, analyses and metrics within required timeframes; analyzes and validates data to provide assurance of accuracy and validity of critical business information.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Cheryl: cambrose@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00138
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Cheryl Ambrose - cambrose@alphaconsulting.com
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      SiriusXM – Technical Program Manager - Lawrenceville, NJ/NY/TX - 08 Jan 2019

    Job Title: Technical Program Manager
    Full-time
    Locations: Lawrenceville, NJ or New York, NY or Irving, TX

    Position Summary:
    Perform technical program management for cloud system components critical for entertainment/streaming delivery of mobile products (mobile phones, automotive, etc.). In particular, serve as Agile Scrum Master for SiriusXM analytics/big data team as well as SiriusXM content search, recommendations, and content sequencing team. Familiarity and experience with systems and technologies required for these disciplines is critical in order to fulfill the position, as well as classic program management skills for managing team performance, dependencies, and interacting with cross-functional teams to ensure project goals are fully met.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    •    Direct, manage, and deliver critical cloud-based systems to product requirements and user stories.
    •    Develop project and staffing plans and associated communications documents.
    •    Setup and manage an Agile development team and fill the role of Scrum Master to deliver cloud-based systems and functions.
    •    Grasp, understand, and drive technical agenda for analytics and discovery teams, in unison with overall technical strategic direction supplied by technical executive leads.
    •    Write technical user stories to fulfill technical agenda as required.
    •    Possess working knowledge of systems and components utilized by the teams (Examples: Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL DB(Cassandra/MongoDB), SOLR, AWS/Azure).
    •    Call, own, and conduct various team meetings (daily scrum, backlog grooming, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives).
    •    Directly manage Agile efforts (Sprints, Kanban efforts), monitoring status/burndown, providing regular up-to-date status, and ensuring team meets goals. Provide executive reviews, monitor productivity of all contributors, and create automated/semi-automated methods to do so.
    •    Effectively communicate project expectations to team members, cross-functional teams, and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
    •    Determine project trajectory (project burndown) based upon tasks and resources, and take measures to ensure that product/business stakeholder goals are met.
    •    Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and take steps to ensure that these needs are addressed.
    •    Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
    •    Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
    •    Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team and escalate as needed to senior management.
    •    Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
    •    Plan, schedule and track project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
    •    Develop and track progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
    •    Automate project reports and dependency tracking for projects.
    •    Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
    •    Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
    •    Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    •    No direct supervisory reporting duties are required.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    •    Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science or equivalent, relevant experience.
    •    8 years of experience, including 5 years of software project management experience.
    •    PMI certification is a plus.

    Requirements and General Skills:
    •    Background in managing multiple, complex engineering projects in a cross-functional environment.
    •    Demonstrated technical competence in subject matter related to team to be managed (analytics, search and discovery).
    •    Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products and make recommendations to mitigate.
    •    Experience in communicating status, risks and issues to project team and senior management.
    •    Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
    •    Experience with creating automated project management reports (and the automation thereof) to track progress as well as deep dependency tracking.
    •    Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
    •    Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
    •    Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
    •    Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
    •    Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
    •    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    •    Strong interpersonal skills.
    •    Occasional travel required.
    •    Occasional after-hour work required, to support critical tasks within a 24/7 environment.
    •    Good public speaking and presentation skills.
    •    Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
    •    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    •    Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    •    Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
    •    Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
    •    Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
    •    Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
    •    Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
    •    Creative writing ability.
    •    Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    •    Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

    Technical Skills:
    •    Experience in program managing mid-large sized software integration/implementation projects.
    •    Ability to embrace, and define when needed, best practices as they relate to Agile and Waterfall project management.
    •    Experience as a Scrum Master in running a distributed, and at times cross functional, Agile scrum team of developers, testers and product owners.
    •    Experience in Scrum Master role in terms of proactively seeking out issues and solving, as well as breaking down issues and barriers that are impeding team progress.
    •    Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
    •    Extensive capability and experience to work with Software Development Tools Suites such as JIRA, Rational Team Center (RTC), etc.
    •    Experience with Requirements and Test Management Software such as JAMA, HPQC, etc.

    As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.
    The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

    To apply:
    https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1147611&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000416952206
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Account Manager - Lawrence Township, NJ - 08 Jan 2019

    Account Manager With Pharmaceutical Biomarker Commercialization Experience
    Lawrence Township, NJ

    Project Description:
    A Project Manager supporting Commercial projects associated with the commercialization of biomarkers. The incumbent would utilize a variety of project management skills and tools to provide oversight and management of the commercial Biomarker book of work from project requests through triage and approval. Responsibilities include:
    •    Communicating project approvals and prioritization, in collaboration with the Biomarker Leadership Team, to the oncology community.
    •    The Project Manager works closely with the Biomarker Leads to ensure complete and accurate project budgets and consistent methodology is utilized for tracking.
    •    The Project Manager ensures optimal execution against the planned spend and works with finance and biomarker leads to develop and maintain the overall project budget.
    •    This person would maintain project timelines captured in the book of work and is responsible for communicating changes to the approved plan.
    •    He or she will work closely with the cross functional team, and other Leaders within the organization.
    •    Additional responsibilities may include work on budget, developing tools and technology for effective reporting and other ad hoc initiatives within the organization.
    •    Manage cross functional WW Biomarkers Team Budget.
    •    Collaborate with internal & external partner(s) to develop, implement, and track: Launch readiness plans, and Customer training programs.
    •    Provide product and project management support to drive commercial launch execution & activities.
    •    Develop and track project schedule and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
    •    Assist in KOL engagement plans, Advisory Board management and Congress Management.
    •    Facilitate cross-functional, cross-matrixed team meetings and work sessions.
    •    Support the development of marketing materials and ensure timely approval of materials in accordance with regulatory requirements.
    •    Support development of presentation materials for key communications and meetings.
    •    Strong relationship builder: encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members.
    •    Familiarity with both MAC and PC platforms, MS Excel, and Power Point, improving presentations and designing Excel project management dashboards.

    Required Skills:
    •    This position requires an understanding efficient resource utilization in a multi-project environment.
    •    In addition, familiarity with drug development, biomarkers and excellent oral and written skills is desirable.
    •    Strong Cross Functional Matrix team skills, solid ability to drive complex projects to completion, and strong PPT skills.
    •    Must have strong calendar/meeting scheduling experience.
    •    Excellent project and time management skills; operates effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
    •    Ability to track and absorb all Client corporate, product branding, Legal, and Promotion Compliance guidelines and ensure directives are followed on assigned brand(s).
    •    Proficient in Budget Management, MS Excel, and Power Point.
    •    Leverages knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative, and production processes to facilitate effective communication via Power Point.
    •    Scientific background, MBA
    •    Bachelor’s degree in Scientific, Marketing, Communications, Consultant or equivalent work experience.
    •    3-5+ years of extensive cross matrix team, project management and working in a WW environment.

    This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Tim: tim@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00042
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

    ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003   Fax:  (732) 613-9087   Contact: Tim Durkin - tim@alphaconsulting.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Jr. Brand Manager  - Plainsboro, NJ - 08 Jan 2019

    Jr. Brand Manager With Pharmaceutical Experience
    Plainsboro, NJ

    Project Description:
    •    Responsible to assist in the development, execution and implementation of brand strategy or launch plan, including annual brand tactical plan while ensuring brand/portfolio alignment with customer segments.
    •    Leads cross-functional EBTs for designated brand and interacts extensively with the other functions within Novo Nordisk.
    •    Accountable for the implementation of marketing activities for assigned products both marketed and in development, while refining messaging to specific customer segment and ensuring brand alignment of all initiatives with COEs.
    •    Works closely with Commercial Effectiveness to establish, own and defend the brand forecast.
    •    Develops key messages and positioning for that brand and proactively communicates with Portfolio Leads and others to ensure transparent communications within and outside the department.
    •    Works with Portfolio Leads to create POA "Call to Action" and Sales Force Launch Program.

    Relationships:
    •    Reports to the Brand Director.
    •    Works closely with other Brand Managers and other units within Diabetes Marketing and Global Brand Team members.
    •    Other internal relationships include relations with Medical, Managed Markets, Regulatory, Sales and Legal personnel, and international colleagues.
    •    External relationships include relations with professional services vendors.

    Essential Functions.
    BRAND PLANNING:
    •    Accountable to manage the brand/portfolio budget process for designated area - makes sound decisions to optimize spend and ensure that resources are appropriately allocated and quality of services are maintained while costs remain on track and according to budget.
    •    Monitors agency expenses by looking for opportunities to maximize value while minimizing agency costs.
    •    Follows internal and external procedures in managing contracts. Regularly tracks and reconciles expenses to ensure budget is on track.
    •    Assists in developing and coordinating overall brand plan, ensuring alignment of brand positioning and messaging with COE’s.
    •    Develops and presents compelling plans for management endorsement.
    •    Develops and executes marketing plans through the extended brand team.
    •    Develops personal and non-personal HCP promotional materials – collaborates with COE for respective expertise in customer segment.
    •    Executes the effective integration of various marketing tactics – medical education, advertising, public relations, sales force, patient education, etc.
    •    Implements pre-marketing strategies, and develops clinical thought-leader relationships and involvement.
    •    Leads and/or assists in the development of plans and strategic marketing plans for new and current products. This includes working with the relevant units to ensure in-depth market analysis, effective market research activities, thought leader development, forecasting, pricing strategy, etc.
    •    Manages all aspects of the marketing mix including promotion, pricing, distribution, and product developments and/or changes.
    •    Works closely with all cross – functional areas (for example; medical, field sales, regulatory) to ensure successful development and execution of marketing plans.
    •    Works effectively with international colleagues for new product launches.

    BRAND TEAM LEADERSHIP:
    •    Champions the Triple Bottom Line in brand development, strategy and tactical initiatives.
    •    Clarifies vision, mission and long-term goals for the cross-functional members.
    •    Coordinates a cross-functional team of interdepartmental members for brand activities and assures strategic alignment.
    •    Understands Novo Nordisk’s values and their importance to business results.

    MARKET ANALYSES:
    •    Analyzes and defines the market and provide accurate sales projections/forecasts for existing products.
    •    Develops and maintains key contacts with different target audiences to fully understand marketplace dynamics.
    •    Develops marketing input to extended brand teams in order to maximize brand income.
    •    Provides guidance to market research plans for assigned products.

    PROMOTIONS:
    •    Selects and manages professional services to create effective launch programs to maximize return on investment.
    •    Assists in leading key non-Patient Marketing/HCP RM initiatives as needed by brand team.
    •    Assists in other brand functions as needed including special projects and process improvement initiatives.
    •    Develops and disseminates promotion and training programs, including coordination of involved external suppliers and agencies, and with input from sales.
    •    Develops and implements marketing plan with promotional budget responsibility. Implements promotional tactics within budget parameters.
    •    Liaison to other NNI functions as needed to support brand initiatives.
    •    Manages the advertising agency and promotional review system to implement overall campaign elements, educational, promotional and public relations programs.

    Required Skills:
    •    A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, MBA preferred.
    •    At least five (5) years' sales and/or Brand management/marketing experience within the pharmaceutical industry required.
    •    Planning, Execution and Follow-Up – effectively prioritizes and spends his/her time and the time of other on what is important. Develops accurate short and long term plans.
    •    Ensures timely execution and follow-up. Meets deadlines. Anticipates problems and roadblocks to avoid crisis management.
    •    The ability to work on cross functional teams.

    This 6+month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Kevin: kevin@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00038
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

    ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Kevin Brotherson - kevin@alphaconsulting.com
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      Princeton Information – Project Manager  - NY - 06 Jan 2019

    Title: Project Manager
     Location: NY
     Duration: Consulting

    DESCRIPTION
    Over the next 12-18 months, we are breaking up our DML monoliths and re-platforming features into re-usable micro-services and APIs while we continue to innovate and deliver results for our customers. All net new capabilities will be built on the DML cloud platform supporting multi-tenancy and multi-geography capabilities for the company. We are looking for seasoned technical program management professionals to join our team and help us build towards the future. Our Technical Program Managers (TPM) conceptualize, rationalize, and drive multiple simultaneous projects to deliver engineering work across the portfolio in our scrum execution model. In this role, you get to dive as deep as you want into the tech stack, the integration patterns, the organizational capabilities, and the company wide assets that can be leveraged to provide technical solutions to customer problems. You will contribute to the strategies, design choices, and even the cloud infrastructure necessary to build comprehensive believable and achievable execution plans to deliver high-profile new features and capabilities for our customers. You may drive the execution of a feature through the full stack or may drive a project which spans multiple teams and integrations, reporting meaningful status along the way.

    ABOUT YOU
    • Demonstrated ability to operate with independence and autonomy
    • Experience defining and building cloud-native software products as a platform at scale with a deep understanding of those platforms capabilities and underlying technologies.
    • Demonstrated experience breaking down problems, organizing work, planning sprints, and delivering technical programs in agile delivery models (scrum, Kanban, etc.)
    • Experience working on programs to define and build cloud-native software products as a platform at scale
    • Enjoys diving deep to understand of the platforms capabilities and underlying technologies.
    • Proven track record of data driven decision-making and applying continuous improvement methodologies across teams
    • Can debate the delivery strategy with business teams, architects, engineers, and designers
    • Can communicate to executives, peers, and staff with impact, eloquence, and authenticity
    • Demonstrated experience building relationships, partnering with and influencing dependent teams while commanding the respect of the individuals you work with across the organization
    • Huge plus if you have expertise in Payments, IaaS, PaaS, serverless technology, CI/CD, NoSQL databases, microservices APIs, and distributed systems operations in a DevOps model
    • BS in engineering, computer science or related discipline.
    • 5-7 years technical program delivery experience including time developing and testing software.
     
    Contact:
    Jaime
    Princeton Information
    450 Seventh Avenue, STE 603
    NYC NY 10123
    (646) 957-9105
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      Advanced Technology Solutions, Inc. – Project Manager  - Mercerville, NJ - 06 Jan 2019

    Job Title: Project Manager
    Duration: Consultant
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Description:

    Manage the development and implementation of new and or enhanced software solutions for the Division programs. Manage the implementation of COTS solution for Division programs.

    This is a Project Manager that is primarily focused on the development and management of project timelines and process. This individual will be responsible for managing multiple projects (large and small) simultaneously. These projects will vary in complexity and scope will require multiasking. They may also involve software development and infrastructure projects, so should have prior experience with both.

    Specifically this position will work with in-house software developers and outside vendors to develop project plans and coordinate and/or manage through project completion the business unit tasks identified in the project plans. Additionally, this position will be used to assist in the analysis of division processes and systems to document, evaluate, and potentially execute interfaces with the vendor system to be selected, via RFP, to implement a COTS Care/Case Management System for the Division.

    RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: Less than 2 yrs.

    Contact:
    Autumn Ortenzi
    Advanced Technology Solutions, Inc.
    251 Monmouth Rd., Suite 1A, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
    P: 732.918.4664 x118
    F: 732.918.4666
    LinkedIN:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/autumnortenzi
    Visit us at www.atsolutions.com
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      Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager With Procurement/It For Pharmaceutical - Princeton, NJ - 02 Jan 2019

    Project Manager With Procurement/It For Pharmaceutical
    Princeton, NJ

    Project Description:
    Manages the implementation and consistent delivery of projects to agreed upon timelines, budgets and expectations of quality.
    •    Works with clients, developers and vendors to determine requirements.
    •    Creates and manages project budget vs. actual expenditures (capital and expense).
    •    Creates and manages work breakdown structure (WBS) and scheduled project plan.
    •    Manages and supervises project team resources.
    •    Develops critical path analysis for project implementation.
    •    Responsible for business change management (incl. business process redesign, training, SOPs).
    •    Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.
    •    Manages project issues and risks through STD issue/risk process.
    •    Communication to stakeholders.
    •    Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.
    •    Ensures compliance with required controls.
    •    Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.

    Required Skills:
    •    Bachelor's degree/Technical degree or equivalent requirement.
    •    Master's degree a plus.
    •    PMP, or equivalent certification, required.
    •    Experience in managing projects across multiple work streams within a procurement/IT organization.
    •    Candidate will be experienced in IT project management including SDLC and Agile methodologies.
    •    Experience in coordination and facilitation of training, communications and UAT activities is required.
    •    Ability and flexibility to work with a dynamic, fast-paced, global team is required.
    •    Availability to work across time zones.
    •    Hands on experience in managing data analytics projects.

    This 6+month position starts ASAP.

    Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.com

    ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #19-00001
    MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
    “Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
    620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to: P.O. Box 6969), East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
    Tel.:  (732) 257-3003       Fax:  (732) 613-9087     Contact: Bridget Burns - bridget@alphaconsulting.com
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