The Associate Project Manager oversees a number of key functions within their assigned projects to enable the delivery of a high-quality service to clients and to ensure Project & Service delivery processes are adhered to. This position is both an internal and client facing role that requires you to establish and manage expectations within an engagement framework to drive execution achieving a high level of results that meets or exceeds expectations of both internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate for the position would have three to five years of relative experience in managing projects made up of teams of technologists and data content teams. The main focus of this role is to provide execution oversight of projects and client engagements ensuring the highest levels of quality, productivity, and efficiency are achieved. Experience in Life Sciences or healthcare is a plus but not required.
Ensure engagement deliverables are on-time and meet or exceed quality expectations
Develop an understanding of requirements and solutions being provided
Onboard technology and research team members for new and existing engagements
Monitor, control and support service delivery for ongoing client engagements
Ensure engagements are conducted within the parameters of commercial arrangements to ensure compliance to budget and profitability
Manage risks and issues related to execution of client engagements and escalate to stakeholders as per firm’s escalation procedures
Be accountable for the quality of Service and performance; ensuring future demand from growth and projects is understood and factored into plans for client engagements
Produce and publish client status reports to internal and client stakeholders to ensure they are informed and current with the current state of their engagement
Skills & Qualities Experience
Experience with project management tools and processes (e.g. JIRA, Agile)
Understanding of Project Management processes including budgets and staffing
Understanding and experience in technology including infrastructure and software development
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent organizational skills
Self-motivated and able to be self-accountable
Ability to manage and prioritize and tasks and time efficiently
Ability to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other duties within the organization/company may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. The person holding this position must be flexible in changes required as the business grows and evolves.