Kelly Services Project Manager in Lancaster, South Carolina
PROJECT MANAGER – Lancaster, SC
Our client in Lancaster, SC, a highly reputable life sciences company, is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their staff. In this role, this individual will be responsible for delivering every project on time, and within budget and scope, with a particular focus on driving R&D timelines & tasks . This person should have a background in business, management, budgeting, and analysis. This individual should also be skilled at getting the best out of the people & projects that they oversee. Qualified and interested persons are welcome to apply today!
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate internal resources and/or third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Develop project scopes & objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Ensure resource availability and allocation.
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress through development until product launch.
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
Report and escalate to management as needed.
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree , preferably in Science, Engineering, or Business Administration
5+ years of proven professional experience in a project administrator role, ideally in the realm of new product development
Experience driving R&D project timelines & tasks
Project Management Certification ( PMP ) is preferred
Solid technical background , with understanding of, or hands-on experience in manufacturing or product development
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills
Exp. with a project management software, such as MS Project , or similar software tools
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Our client offers tremendous opportunity, competitive pay & excellent benefits. Qualified & interested persons are encouraged to apply today!
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