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IT Project Manager, Supply Chain Implementation (Contractor)

Company: CRISPR Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

IT Project Manager, Supply Chain Implementation (Contractor) Company Overview CRISPR Therapeutics is a leading gene editing company focused on developing transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its proprietary CRISPR/Cas9 platform. CRISPR/Cas9 is a revolutionary gene editing technology that allows for precise, directed changes to genomic DNA. CRISPR Therapeutics has established a portfolio of therapeutic programs across a broad range of disease areas including hemoglobinopathies, oncology, regenerative medicine, and rare diseases. To accelerate and expand its efforts, CRISPR Therapeutics has established strategic collaborations with leading companies including Bayer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and ViaCyte, Inc. CRISPR Therapeutics AG is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, with its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc., and R&D operations based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and business offices in San Francisco, California and London, United Kingdom. Job Summary As the Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the phases and activities for Supply Chain systems implementation. This role is focused on IT projects, providing strategic and tactical leadership to drive on-time and on-budget project completion. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members, third-party contractors and/or consultants to deliver projects according to plan. Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from concept creation through implementation. Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, milestones, deliverables, detailed tasks, and resource requirements. Manages user expectations and works collaboratively across the enterprise.
  • Lead project team members to accomplish project objectives, including cross-functional groups and vendors.
  • Create and maintain project schedules and project budget. Track and control progress to achieve completion of projects within time and budget projections.
  • Ensure decisions and outcomes are documented appropriately.
  • Communicate project status including risks to all project stakeholders. Serves as the primary contact with user groups and IT systems management.
  • Assemble and coordinate resources, schedules, task assignments, project plans. Monitor resource utilization and forecasts resource needs.
  • Drive resolution of major issues and manage project interdependencies and handoffs.
  • Leverage problem solving and influencing skills to ensure project plans deliver on intent. Build relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure delivery of commitments.
  • Provide input on methods and recommend changes in project management processes, standards, and strategies. Minimum Qualifications
    • Prior experience with Supply Chain Systems and Manufacturing Systems is highly desired.
    • Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide variety of information technology systems and services.
    • Ability to learn new software quickly required.
    • Proven track record of 5+ years of experience in project management, and related experience providing project support.
    • Comfortable with large-scale software implementations that require the rollout of new processes to a large set of business users.
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Project Managers).
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, professional environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage time, and complete tasks; ability to get things done independently and collaboratively; ability to stay levelheaded and composed during busy periods.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proven ability to build positive work relationships within all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated professional judgment and sound decision-making skills.
    • Quality driven; highly motivated; attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio) required.
    • Experience with Project Management Software like Smartsheet.
    • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Information Management, or related field preferred. PMP certification is desired.
    • Prior Biotech/Pharma experience is desired.
    • Located in Massachusetts, or willing to re-locate to Massachusetts. CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law.

Keywords: CRISPR Therapeutics, Cambridge , IT Project Manager, Supply Chain Implementation (Contractor), Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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