IT Project Manager

Job Title: IT Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
REF: 123464
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

IT Project Manager
My client a leading Healthcare company now require an IT Project Manager to join their expanding team.
The IT Project Manager will effectively manage a portfolio of projects (e.g. Knowledge Management, Data Integration, Electronic Batch Records, Data Analytics/Visualisation) using project management best practices and following required Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) policies
This is an initial 12 month contract role based in The Midlands and it is commutable from Dublin, the role reports into the IT Director.   
Responsibilities of IT Project Manager
  • Identify and report on project success criteria results, test and deployment management activities
  • Elicit requirements using interviews and workshops, document analysis and business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Create and distribute documentation as needed: Functional Requirements, Business Requirements, Use Cases and End-to-End testing documents, Data Flow Diagrams
  • Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team (external vendors)
  • Perform/Co-Ordinate  system unit and integration testing where necessary
  • Ensure appropriate IT processes, procedures, and standards are in place
  • Ensure schedules, financials, scope, and performance requirements of the various project are met
  • Build and foster effective relationships between the business and IT
  • Oversee vendor relationships
  • Anticipate operational and tactical risks to effectively manage client expectations
  • Management of issues, risks and organisational change  management to ensure successful and on-time project delivery
  • Coordinate issue resolution with internal and external technical support providers
  • Introduce best practice and process improvement ideas wherever appropriate
  • Ensure adherence to FDA computer systems validation compliance
  • Ensure that all aspects of work conform to agreed approved standards and set procedures. 
Requirements of IT Project Manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related Science field; Project Management Institute (PMI) certification or AGILE/SCRUM training a plus
  • Previous experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industries is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience within pharmaceutical/biotech industry a must
  • Must have a proven track record to lead a small-to-mid-sized team
  • Experience with enterprise information management systems and software vendor selection
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several complex projects at the same time
  • Experience working with third-party implementers
To apply please click below or call John Reid on 01-2302400