MES Program Manager in Santa Monica, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1039387
Biotechnology company is seeking an IT Program Manager to support the development and oversight of the Global Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Electronic Batch Record (EBR) program and roadmap. In addition to the application itself, scope would include (but not limited to) the required infrastructure, disaster recovery, peripheral systems, business processes, change management, operationalization and support model required for the successful implementation, deployment and support of MES EBR to all required sites.
For immediate consideration, please send resumes to Kim Tran at
  • Development, maintenance and communication of MES EBR Global Roadmap, Milestones and Schedule
  • Development, maintenance and communication of IT Program Dashboard(s)
  • Development, maintenance and communication of IT Program Governance Structure, Escalation Path(s) and Communications Plan
  • Support the development, maintenance and communication of the Governance Structure, Escalation Path(s) and Communications Plan for individual projects within the Global Program
  • Facilitate scope and requirements definition at a Global and Local level
  • Identify program and project resource needs and facilitate the on-boarding of these resources
  • Ensure alignment of critical milestones across all program workstreams, perform risk and schedule impact assessment for any technology or business schedule changes due to movement of any of the critical or interdependent milestones
  • Facilitate PM, IT, or cross-functional meetings for discussion, issue resolution, action items and agreements
  • Facilitate and drive the definition and approval of vendor contracts for program/ project delivery
  • Manage executed vendor contracts, purchase orders and invoicing for program/ project deliverables
  • Stringent financial management of the program with monthly/ quarterly tracking and reporting of program financials
  • Provide project management guidance to the PMs working across the project workstreams
  • Escalate issues and risks to appropriate steering committees, IT leadership, or governance groups
  • Manage a diverse group of stakeholders across different geographical regions

  • Professional IT Program Manager with a proven track record of delivering complex, cross-functional MES EBR programs
  • Proven professional project/ program management experience
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Proven financial management experience of multi-million dollar program budgets
  • Extensive experience in stakeholder management and vendor management
  • Extensive experience in dealing with senior management up to executive level
  • Ability to communicate in a precise, professional, efficient and transparent manner to all levels within an organization
  • Ability to work with dispersed and global teams and locations
  • Experience in the life-science industry required
  • Experience in the delivery of GxP projects required
  • Relevant professional qualification would be advantageous if combined with practical experience

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