Senior Project Manager Job Opening

Informa Training Partners provides innovative clinical, sales, and marketplace training for life sciences professionals. We are in a growth phase and expanding our talented, full-time project management team. If you are Senior Project Manager, local to Boston, with a proven track record of managing projects for pharmaceutical/biotech and medical device clients, we want to hear from you!

Position Summary

The Sr. Project Manager reports directly to the Project Management Manager. The person in this strategic position works autonomously to manage Informa’s strategic accounts. They are a team leader, solution-oriented, and highly organized. Strong attention to detail and a customer-service mindset are key requirements of this position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Successfully manage two or more strategic accounts
  • Manage large-scale product launch initiatives including pre-launch training, workshop development, and sustainability training
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Informa project development team and the sales training/marketing departments of pharmaceutical/biotech/medical device companies
  • Coordinate and lead project teams comprised of medical/technical/creative writers, instructional designers, instructional editors, copyeditors, desktop publishers, medical illustrators, and graphic designers
  • Proactively ensure team members have materials they need to begin development
  • Facilitate open communication between team members to ensure smooth and timely development processes and to create additional opportunities to support our customers
  • Manage and maintain Smartsheets through project completion in order to track progress and ensure resources are properly allocated to keep project on time and within scope
  • Ensure quality review/quality control project deliverables to ensure that clients’ objectives and standards are met
  • Establish, track, and manage budgets and schedules for proposals, custom projects, and Informa products to ensure profitability goals
  • Lead custom project initiation meetings either in person or by phone (depending on client preferences) and handle logistics (eg, meeting agenda)
  • Facilitate project status calls, both internally and externally
  • Maintain project files (final mechanicals, Sharepoint, materials for the client)
  • Maintain contracts and communications with freelancers and ensure/approve proper invoicing
  • Proactively assists sales team in writing proposals and brainstorming about proposal content
  • Regularly assists the sales team in “pitching” proposals to SAT accounts
  • Regularly schedule onsite client visits
  • Regularly update sales team and SalesForce of key custom project milestones; client issues and sales opportunities relayed to you by clients

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Over 18 months of experience in PM role at Informa Training Partners or related experience in similar role
  • Proven record of successfully managing a product launch
  • Successful management of SAT account for at least one year
  • Experience within the Pharma/Biotech Training Industry
  • Minimum 6+ years of project management experience
  • High level of motivation and adaptability
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of skills sets required to create blended learning/sales training solutions
  • Excellent Budget Management Skills
  • Strategic Problem-Solving/Analytical Skills
  • Excellent Team Collaboration Skills
  • Customer Service-Oriented
  • Computer Skills –Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Smartsheet, Salesforce

Please send resume and cover letter to contactus@informatp.com.

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