IT Project Manager

at Catalent Pharma Solutions in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

IT Project Manager

Position Summary:

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company, and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of projects and programs aimed at achieving strategic business objectives. They utilize their expertise in IT and project management to identify, prioritize, authorize, and oversee projects within the organization. This role involves serving as a subject matter expert in Catalent’s Project Management Methodology (PMM) and developing and maintaining agile development policies and methodologies for the ServiceNow platform. The employee works closely with project teams to ensure projects are properly scoped to meet business objectives and regulatory compliance. They also provide quality assurance for project funding, health, and performance, including organizational change management. While not supervising, they coordinate and oversee the activities of other employees to maximize the agency’s investments in information technology.

As the IT Project Manager , the employee is tasked with strategic planning for program management, resource alignment, and the monitoring, management, and control of IT Infrastructure projects. They handle various aspects of project management, including scope management, construction, testing, implementation, financial oversight, scheduling, change management, risk management, and reporting. Additionally, they manage a mix of small, medium, and large projects, including highly complicated and high-risk ones. This role plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective use of resources and technology to support the organization’s objectives, making it an integral part of the agency’s information technology endeavors.

Location: Remote

The Role:

+ Manages and oversees large, long-range, or multiple complex projects.

+ Develops project scope, cost estimates, work plans, and time schedules, assigning work tasks to meet project or program objectives

+ Provides leadership and direction to ensure project scope control, quality control, communication management, change control management, risk management, and issue management

+ Acts as a Release Train Engineer and Solutions Train Engineer in a Scaled Agile Framework or equivalent Agile methodology environment to coordinate project team activities

+ Serves as a Scrum Master in Agile environments, directing day-to-day project team activities

+ Manages Infrastructure Projects using the ITIL v3 Framework, including transition planning, release/deployment management, service validation and testing, change management, and more

+ Coordinates project activities, aligns the portfolio with strategic goals, maintains records, and serves as a liaison between the IT Infrastructure Team and customers/users

+ Other duties as assigned

The Candidate:

+ Bachelor’s degree, preferred

+ Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Certification, preferred

+ Minimum, 8 years’ work experience managing projects and programs with increasing complexity and level of responsibility

+ Experience in Pharmaceuticals and/or Life Sciences is required

+ Thorough knowledge of Project Management principles, system development lifecycles, and data communications and information systems hardware and software

+ Familiarity and experience with Project Portfolio Management tools; proficiency in Agile methodology and the ability to direct project team activities according to the project plan

+ Familiarity with the ITIL Framework and the ability to manage Infrastructure Project; familiarity with ServiceNow, specifically, project management via ServiceNow’s Agile module

Why You Should Join Catalent:

+ Opportunity to impact and help build a growing early talent organization

+ Potential for career growth within an expanding team

+ Diverse, inclusive culture

+ 152 hours of PTO + 8 Paid Holidays

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

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Job Posting: JC251327021

Posted On: Nov 18, 2023

Updated On: Feb 03, 2024

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