Hired by Matrix, Inc. Project Manager-Business Capability in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Project Manager-Business Capability

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Plainsboro

New Jersey

Job Description:

Our client combines the reach and resources of a major pharmaceutical company with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a successful biotech company. With this strategy, they focus on their customers’ needs, giving maximum priority to accelerating pipeline development, delivering sales growth and continuing to manage costs.


  • Responsible for managing a group of related projects in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them individually. Program Manager is primarily focused on Outcomes.

  • Ensures Program is delivered within the agreed upon schedule, budget, and quality constraints coordinated between all the different Program components.

  • Defines Program Governance including Roles and Responsibilities and the Program Infrastructure (program office, technology, and other factors in the work environment supporting the program effort).

  • Acts as the communications conduit to Program Owner, executive sponsors and program steering committee and conducts periodic briefings/status updates and provides support and guidance to the Program Coordinator and Project managers by establishing the Program direction.

  • Builds and maintains a comprehensive Program Plan/Schedule with Project Schedule rollups. Reviews/approves Project Plans/Schedules for conformance to Program strategy.

  • Accountable for addressing external and cross team internal dependencies, mitigation and resolution of program level risks and issues. Escalates to Program Owner and Executive Sponsors as necessary.

  • Ensures all Projects under the Program are adhering to the Program/Project Management Framework, ADM/System Development Lifecycle, Sarbanes-Oxley, GxP, Company policies and procedures, and other compliance processes where applicable.

  • Implements Financial reporting, metrics and controls for the Program.

  • Manages the implementation and consistent delivery of projects to agreed upon timelines, budgets and expectations of quality.

  • Works with clients, developers and vendors to determine requirements.

  • Creates and manages project budget vs. actual expenditures (capital and expense).

  • Creates and manages work breakdown structure (WBS) and scheduled project plan.

  • Manages and supervises project team resources.

  • Develops critical path analysis for project implementation.

  • Responsible for business change management (incl. business process redesign, training, SOPs).

  • Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.

  • Manages project issues and risks through std issue/risk process.

  • Communication to stakeholders.

  • Ensures compliance with required controls.

  • Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.



  • Bachelor's degree/Technical degree or equivalent requirement. Master's degree a plus.

  • PMP, or equivalent certification, required.


  • High level project management background with strategies with senior leadership within an IT capacity.

  • Proven experience with business capability projects; strong process engineering skills.


  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Kingsley at 630-580-0309 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 6 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 500 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. We prepare our clients to succeed in a changing marketplace by creating a custom pipeline of professionals and teams that are superbly matched to our clients’ business functions and cultures.

We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, R & D, Engineering, Administrative and Light Industrial.

Founded 29 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients’ most important assets.

Our team of expert account managers and recruiters collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. We also keep our clients informed of important industry trends. We use this information to build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals.

Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Hired by Matrix has a track record of delivering consultants that map precisely to the skills, expertise and company culture required. Our investment in recruiters, who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, has resulted in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business. This frees our clients to focus their time and efforts on higher value goals, such as creating more efficient processes, optimizing their human resources, or enhancing productivity.

We also bring a human touch to managing and motivating our consultants, from the initial recruitment process and candidate presentation, to monitoring their progress throughout the life of the assignment.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE); and CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group. HbM is also WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business) Certified.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.