This Principal Project Management position will be responsible for managing application and infrastructure projects and / or programs (defined as a collection of distinct projects).
The Principal Project Manager is accountable for successfully meeting business solutions by implementing technical and / or process solutions.
The Principal Project Manager is expected to effectively manage and enforce project and process adherence, specifically the Group Informatics Project Management Methodology (PMM) and associated governance processes across all related projects in the program.
The Principal Project Manager will be responsible for managing project / program resources, project / program budgets & financial forecasts, scope control, risks, issues and creating and tracking integrated project plans for any program assigned.
This position is expected to provide timely executive level communications and status roll-ups for programs or project clusters assigned, to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level.
Additionally, this position must effectively manage the projects across global locations and time zones and be able to travel internationally as needed.
2. Purpose and mission of department, role of head
The PDT Project Delivery & Transition department is responsible to establish, plan, control, execute, and transition to operations the projects within the Enterprise Shared Portfolio of GIS.
The Project Manager is responsible to scope, plan, manage and control global IT projects and to report in a timely, accurate and transparent manner by help of standardized methods to allow accurate portfolio management and project execution control withinGIS.
3. 2-3 most important contributions of this department (2-3 short paragraphs of 2-3 sentences each)
The PDT department within GIS :
4. Main customers
The position delivers professional IT Project Management Services to Project Sponsors within IT - specifically for the areas of GIS (Global Infrastructure & Solutions).
5. Main collaborations within IT
throughout the project’s lifecycle he / she is an active partner for the project manager.
The project manager works closely with a responsible portfolio analyst from the PMO to ensure timely and accurate project reporting on project scope, schedule, cost and resources, as well as project risks, issues, action items, and dependencies.
Depending on the individual project assignment the project manager needs to collaborate closely with all other areas of GIS to ensure delivery in accordance with the strategic roadmaps, engineered standards and the Pharma IT Operating Model (piOM) guidelines and frameworks.
In addition the project manager needs to collaborate closely with the Finance, Quality & Procurement departments as required.
Also the involvement of other Group Informatics functions outside of GIS (as internal project workforce) might be required (e.
g. Roche’s Shared Service Center in Warsaw).
functional and matrixed project environments
business partners and informatics technologists (both up and down the organization)
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES : List no more than 7 major responsibilities for the incumbent of this role
Project Scope Management
Formulates and defines scope and objectives of programs or projects in collaboration with the accountable Solution Owner / Component Owner and ensures agreement and communication of project goals, schedule baselines, and strategic direction to all identified stakeholders
Project Stakeholder / Communication Management
Is responsible to identify all relevant project stakeholders and to establish and implement an appropriate communication plan to manage their requirements
Manages relationships with various technology and business communities to achieve
Project / Portfolio Delivery
Define, plan, and drive the execution of projects or a program as collection of projects (defined by technology, customer or functionality) in both application and infrastructure domains
Primarily responsible to deliver the projects on approved (baseline) schedule, on approved (baseline) budget, within quality limits, and with the expected benefits, as defined at project entry and project baseline gates and through controlled and documented change management throughout project delivery, as needed
Project Risk, Assumption, Issue and Dependency (RAID) Management
Actively manages risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies (RAID) by carefully assessing potential impacts in collaboration with the respective project teams and proposing appropriate mitigation actions
Is also responsible to identify, actively manage and integrate with any dependent projects or activities
Project Planning, Tracking, Control & Reporting
Creates baseline project schedules and tracks the completion of project deliverables, tasks, activities and milestones
Provides accurate, timely and fit for purpose programs and / or project status reports using established norms and reporting tools of the Portfolio Management Office (PMO)
Plan, baseline and control costs to ensure program and / or projects are on approved baseline budget
Team Building & Leadership
Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional, global project teams of up to 60 team members and above (employees and contractors)
Organizes and supervises the appropriate involvement of project resources and actively manages and addresses the resolution of conflicts within the project team
Acts as an opinion leader / evangelist for best practices in project delivery
Provides guidance and mentoring to the other project managers in the community
Ensures and is directly accountable for compliance with project management, portfolio management and CSV policies, guidelines, process tools and reporting standards of the portfolio
These norms will include all system qualification / validation state documentation, project documentation and resource forecasting / tracking, financial forecasting / tracking and governance procedures of the portfolio for the specific projects assigned
Manage the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, distribution, storage, retrieval, and ultimate disposition of project information and documentation necessary for successful communications across all stakeholders and any required updates to living system documents for validated systems
Facilitate project management activities across the entire project management methodology (PMM)