Project Mgr
Location:
Thousand Oaks , California
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
R-27539
Project Manager role within the Center for Process Improvement in Innovation, Planning & Platform services.
Manages one or more high-level, complex non-technical projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified requirements. Projects may be strategic in nature.
Responsibilities may include all phases of the development life cycle (i.e. feasibility study, requirements, analysis, ROI, business plan, design, testing, and implementation planning). Regularly interacts with management. Coordinates and directs the activities of project team members. May be responsible for cross-functional teams. May obtain and manage external resources required for project completion.
Skills: expertise in running medium to large scale complex projects ; excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures ; experience with project management and business analysis methodologies and best practices ; strong analytical skills ; business process development best practices, change management; strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills; understanding of systems for sharing and collaboration; excellent communication and coordination skills to work with cross-program resources.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate degree
OR
Master's degree and 2 years of Project Management experience
OR
Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Project Management experience
OR
Associate's degree and 10 years of Project Management experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management experience
Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in running medium to large scale complex projects
Excellent understanding of project management processes and procedures
Experience with project management and business analysis methodologies and best practices
Strong analytical skills ; business process development best practices, change management
Strong MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel skills
Understanding of systems for sharing and collaboration
Excellent communication and coordination skills to work with cross-program resources.
Knowledge of clinical research business processes
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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