Talascend Project Coordinator - 88830 in North Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5094498 Talascend is currently seeking a Project Coordinator for a contract opportunity with our client in Abbott Park, Illinois

OVERVIEW:

The project manager for this role will work within the Office of Ethics and Compliance department for a global pharmaceutical company. The person in this role will manage the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. He/she will meet with internal stakeholders to understand and nap business processes looking for opportunities to streamline the processes possibly with the use of technology. He/she will meet with the Director, Strategic Systems as well as Business Technology to identify solutions, document solutions requirements, and project management of the solutions process.

*PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:*

*Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort

*Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project

*Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans

*Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans

*Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings

*Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate

*Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.

*POSITION REQUIREMENTS:*

*Bachelor's degree plus 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area, or Master's degree with 0-2 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

*Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures

*Expert in Microsoft Excel

*Moderate proficiency in PowerPoint and SharePoint

*Beginner in Qliksense

*General understanding of business unit/group function

*Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

*Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors

*Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

*Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment

*EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:*

*Bachelors or Masters Degree

*Talascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.