Salesforce Project Manager

Billerica, MA

Posted: 03/20/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 228896
Salesforce Project Manager

The Senior Salesforce Project Manager is responsible for the Salesforce platform. S/He will be responsible for overall Project communication to Key Executive Leadership, Stakeholders, IT Senior Management and the wider team. 
 
Key Accountabilities:

·        Takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of complex projects with direct business impact.
·        Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
·        Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate.
·        Ensures Quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure.
·        Manages the change control procedure and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off.
·        Provides effective leadership to the project team and takes appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
 
Qualifications:
·        Business and financial acumen, with proven ability to manage scope, timeline, budget, risk, etc.
·        Outstanding organizational skills and time management skills, with ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
·        Exceptional written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated team-building experience
·        Strong technical, analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
·        Ability to determine level and method of communication required for diverse audience, and ability to adapt communication style
·        Solid proficiency in Microsoft Project and other project management tools and methodologies, including knowledge of and ability to utilize implementation methodologies and deliverable templates (Resource Plan; Work Plan; Test Plan; Implementation Plan; etc.)
·        Jira or Confluence experience is highly preferred
·        Ability to establish effective working relationships and contribute in a team environment
·        Developing ability to engage in Strategic thinking and decision making beyond the project level
·        Advanced knowledge or practice of Agile Project Management methodologies; understanding of Waterfall and Scaled Agile methodologies preferred
·        Management of global project teams in a matrixed environment
·        Thorough understanding of Software Development Life-cycle
·        Project Management experience in Pharmaceutical Industry/Management of Clinical Trials/Drug
 
Education:

·        BS/BA required with MBA or advanced degree preferred
·        Minimum of 10 years proven project management experience managing large scale technology projects which include business process, technology and training deliverables
·        PMP (or equivalent) Certification desired
·        Agile Certification desired
·        Salesforce Administration or Development certification preferred

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