Project Manager - Veeva

Elevate Direct
425.00 - 475.00 GBP Daily
14 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Professional / Specialist
Information Technology
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Project Manager
Contract until June 2021
Up to GBP475 per day via umbrella only

Who Are We - GSK?
We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc, although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London's Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.

Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people.

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:
  • Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity
  • Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork
  • Accountable for overall project management of change programmes with large or complex business components (eg organisational, process change).
  • Accountable for co-ordination & integration of IT milestones, deliverables, risks, dependencies etc in the overall programme plan (working closely with IT Programme Manager), if appropriate.
  • Preparing & maintaining an integrated, e2e project plan (with IT PgM, if applicable) for delivery, budget management, change control, resource/risk management & project reporting etc.
  • Monitoring & driving progress against the e2e project plan (with IT PgM for IT elements)
  • Providing specific planning focus to enable business deliverables, working with Business Lead & Change Management Lead (eg on process re-design, UAT, business stakeholder Comms & engagement, business resources & spend and 3rd party engagements, etc.)
  • Identifying emergent issues and working with project partners to agree/negotiate suitable solutions to enable the overall project to continue executing efficiently & effectively
  • Providing business project management coaching, as required, across project workstreams
  • Providing oversight of vendor engagements as per agreed contracts and plans
To be considered, you must have the following skills:
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Proven delivery of effective project management across a range of project types and complexities. Has held project management and/or leadership positions in organizations of comparable size
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Comfortable operating in situations characterized by complexity, ambiguity and high levels of uncertainty
  • Understanding of all the key business processes and functions within a transnational healthcare company
  • Negotiation skills and ability to influence with or without authority at a levels above and below own grade level
  • Veeva experience preferred

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