Business Project Manager (NON-IT)
The Ascent Services Group 4 reviews - South San Francisco, CA

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Duration 6-18 mos ( most likely 12-18 mos)

The Project Manager is accountable for (with the help of the Sr. PM) the successful implementation through effective planning and execution throughout all phases of our project management methodology. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing assigned resources, effectively tracking budgets and financial forecasts, creating and tracking detailed project plans, effectively leading and facilitating project meetings as well as proactively controlling project scope, risks and issues. This position is expected to provide timely status reports to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level. Additionally, this position must effectively manage projects across multiple business units and several different customer groups.

Duties: * Define, plan, and direct the execution of a range of technical/Business and logistical projects while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk to produce a high quality product* Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional project teams. Facilitate project management activities across the entire project management methodology* Ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables* Track progress against baseline schedule* Plan, baseline and control costs to ensure projects are completed within approved budget* Identify and apply systematic quality activities to ensure that projects employ all processes needed to meet quality and usability requirements* Suggest improvements where necessary / appropriate to improve operational efficiencies* Strong skills with documentation for successful communications across all stakeholders and any required updates.

Must have:
Excellent exp working on the administration part of PM role
Worked with Vendors in the past
Worked with end clients and have good customer relationships.
Understand budgets, track, create spreadsheets, monitor expenses, forecast for project plans.
Must understand Project planning and beyond. Able to track projects and drive critical project paths.
Big helpful if candidate has work on EDI project in the past. ( from the business side)
This project is a very large project that is rolling out 1/8/2013. This is the Physician facing solutions for electronic data.
EDI ( Electronic, Data interchange)

Skills Requirements: * 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager using structured project management processes. Proven ability to obtain results in a matrixes environment* * Ability to see the interrelationship of a project across 'the big picture' and understand its dependency on other projects in the program as required* Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Experience within the Pharma industry or Healthcare is a big Plus

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At The Ascent Services Group, we have created an environment where culture, commitment and opportunity converge to yield a truly unique...