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R & D Project Manager

Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Location: Boston (preferred) – On-site 2-3 times / week

Curious about this position?

The Sr. Consultant Project Manager will be accountable as well as responsible for helping customers define, plan and implement solutions within the drug development & medical device value chain The Sr. Consultant Project Manager will work with Computer Systems Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Vendor Teams, Portfolio Team, and Customer Business, Lab Informatics, Validation and other IT Teams over the course of the project. The Project Manager will provide strategic and technical leadership, consulting and program / project management skills required to analyze customer needs and opportunities to ensure the project team successfully delivers a solution meeting the customer goals.

Curious about your responsibilities?
  • Provide strategic project and program management, solution delivery and consultative guidance to customers by proactively identifying business and/or technical challenges or opportunities for improvements
  • Provide creative solutions to complex business problems demonstrating alternative thinking, innovativeness in providing several solution options while ensuring compliance to industry and other applicable regulations
  • Create and/or manage the delivery of all Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) deliverables.
  • Responsible for Project Planning & Resource Management/coordination (Internal & Vendor Consultants)
  • Responsible for managing Project Budget, Risks, Timeline and Resourcing
  • Provide support to project team members which could include subject matter experts in Business Analyst, Quality, GxP Validation and Lab Computer Engineering
  • Coordinate with resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively and assigns tasks and deliverables to team members
  • Create Metrics & Reports & Metrics on Project status and communicate about project risks and their mitigation to the customer management
  • Function as the liaison between the Business area/department and the technology teams
  • Manage, motivate, and mentor cross-functional and enterprise project teams across the globe

We are curious about YOU!

A successful Zifo-ite is:
  • Independent, Self-Motivated & Results driven
  • Willing & able to quickly acquire new Technical Skills & Business Principles
  • A critical thinker who possesses logical reasoning
  • Curious and always looking for creative solutions to complex problems

What you bring to the table:
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant industry experience
  • 8+ years Product Lifecycle Management and implementation experience
  • 8+ years leading and/or participating in project associated with GxP validated systems or medical devices
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment and seek resources as necessary
  • Ability to assess complex issues, break down into components and propose viable solutions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in scientific or technical related discipline

What we bring to the table:

CURIOSITY DRIVEN, SCIENCE FOCUSED, EMPLOYEE BUILT. Our culture is unlike any other, one where we debate, challenge ourselves, and interact with all alike. We are a curious bunch, characterized by our passion to learn and spirit of teamwork. Zifo is a global R&D solutions provider focused on the industries of Pharma, Biotech, Manufacturing QC, Medical Devices, specialty chemicals and other research-based organizations. Our team’s knowledge of science and expertise in technology help Zifo better serve our customers around the globe, including 7 of the Top 10 Biopharma companies.

We look for Science – Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology etc. We possess scientific and technical knowledge and bear professional and personal goals. While we have a “no doors” policy to promote free access within, we do have a tough door to walk in. We search with a two-point agenda – technical competency and cultural adaptability.

We offer a competitive compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company matching, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

If you share these sentiments and are prepared for the atypical, then Zifo is your calling!

Zifo is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.