R&D IT Project Manager in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a R&D IT 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.


  • Monitor, manage, and ensure predictable delivery of the project in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Drive delivery and accountability of internal staff as well as vendors and third-party project managers. Own the quality of the project delivered.
  • Enable early identification and appropriate escalation of risks and issues that require assistance, attention, or executive resolution.
  • Effectively communicate project status to leadership, verbally or in written form


  • 5+ years project management experience, ideally including budget accountability
  • 8+ years experience as an IT professional
  • Comfortable with both waterfall and Agile methodologies, and familiarity with tools such as MS Project or JIRA.
  • Experience with regulated systems projects, including requirements gathering, planning, and execution within a highly structured framework, especially GxP-validated systems and associated SDLC
  • Experience in leading daily stand-ups and cross-functional meetings for nimble, fast-moving teams
  • Proven ability to motivate colleagues and manage stakeholder priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills – particularly organizing and presenting project information to management
  • Experience working with third party vendor management (SaaS, cloud vendors)
  • Background in Life Sciences projects, with validated projects or projects involving clinical studies
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Business, or Life Sciences-related field required
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred
  • PMP Certification

Job ID: 346716

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 http://www.eliassen.com.

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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