Project Manager in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with our industry-leading client in Cambridge, MA.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Managing the timelines, budgets and resource scheduling needed to deliver new or enhanced systems and capabilities
  • Preparing weekly status reports and identifying and managing any risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Managing the budget and end-to-end project plan across multiple responsible parties (i.e. BAs, development teams both internal and external, business leads, testing teams, etc.).
  • Developing and/or facilitating SDLC deliverables over the project life cycle
  • Effectively communicating and escalating issues, roadblocks, and risks to management while maintaining responsibility for their resolution, to ensure the successful launch of each project
  • Maintaining all Project documents according to the PMO specifications
  • Demonstrating thought leadership in discussions with business partners to ensure delivery of the most effective solutions for the identified business objectives
  • Leads, manages, and influences others to deliver projects on-time and within budget to achieve specified goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate issue resolution and escalation via coordinating solution development across the project team, steering committee, and business stakeholders
  • Analyzes root cause problems and recommends solutions to improve process delivery
  • Ability to manage and inspire a cross-functional, global project team
  • Manage multiple projects at once


  • 6 years IT / Security / Infrastructure experience
  • 5 years project management experience and familiarity with SDLC processes
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and in budget
  • Pharmaceutical / GxP experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills; works well under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Ability to effectively drive execution and own responsibility for overall success of projects
  • Ability to develop and follow complex communication plans, project plans, provides updates to senior level executives
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Technical proficiency and customer-facing skills
  • Superior problem-solving skills, leadership qualities, influencing, communicating, and consulting skills, team/interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others from any functional area or background, to influence thinking, and gain acceptance.
  • Ability to comfortably work with both technical and non-technical audiences and to work with and through all levels in an organization.
  • Outstanding ability to diagnose problems that may be related to process, technology, strategy, or people and to put in place a clear plan to overcome the problem.
  • International experience: Self-awareness of communication style and cultural differences.
  • Consultative style: Ability to formulate and articulate a perspective and present it in a manner that generates understanding and alignment.
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating independently with limited oversight. Strong sense of personal accountability for work tasks.
  • Comfortable acting in a role as individual contributor and influencer
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

Job ID: 345496

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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