Project Scheduler, Technical Operations in Thousand Oaks, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/7/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  996446
Apex Life Sciences is searching for a qualified Project Scheduler, Technical Operations to work at an exciting pharma company in the greater LA area!
 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Organize, implement and maintain scheduling management system supporting identified projects and their plans.
  • Assists Project Managers in creating short-term schedules, monitor such schedules to determine impact on master schedule, and help in formulating actions to correct scheduling problems.
  • Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.
  • Ensures assigned projects are conducted in compliance with applicable Tech Ops procedures.
  • Interact with customer and project staff to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
  • Design and develop project schedule. Contributes to the development of working schedules for Estimating, prior to proposal date, which sufficiently illustrates the sequence of work activities and time.
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
  • Develop and update weekly short interval schedules.  Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.

 
Requirements:
  • Requires bachelor’s degree
  • The candidate must have a minimum 3-5 years of Project Scheduling experience
  • Biopharma industry is highly preferred but experience in other disciplines / business types is acceptable.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment to develop, implement and deliver on project goals.
  • Demonstrate ability to work successfully in a nimble fast paced matrixed environment.
  • Advanced knowledge and skill with MS Project, MS Excel and other reporting and tracking tools.
  • General knowledge of Technical Operations requirements and the drug development process.
  • Self-organized, self-directed, highly motivated with strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Collaborates and works well across teams.
  • Ability to organize data and identify gaps.
  • Motivated with a 'can do' attitude.
  • A person who operates effectively in a smaller company within a matrixed organization.