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Project Manager

Covance 7/12/2018 2:33:28 PM
JOB ID: 21764 Category: Human Resources
Maidenhead, United Kingdom



Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join our Covance office in Maidenhead. This is a temporary role for 12-18 months. This is an exciting new role for anyone with project management or HR project Experience looking for a new challenge.

This position supports delivery against all project management phases for assigned global projects (one or more) within Global Human Resources.

1. Duties and Responsibilities:

* Accountable to deliver assigned projects on time and on budget.
* Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of project status including creation of regular project dashboards and tracking of project cost and resource usage.
* Facilitates development of stakeholder matrix and manages internal project communication among project team members
* Responsible for the creation and management of a detailed project plan for each assigned project.
* Provides pro-active advice and counsel to the program leader and team members on best practice to ensure project success.
* Responsible for the collection, cataloguing, and maintenance of a variety of project documentation including requirements gathering, risk identification and mitigation, etc.
* Monitors compliance with project management and process management standards, policies, procedures, and templates
* Responsible for understanding roles and responsibilities with all assigned project tasks to make recommendations and assignments.
* Facilitates problem resolution, such as deviation from project plans.
* Facilitates work stream meetings, updates to steering committees, etc.
* Manages project budget against plan, giving visibility to overages and under spent funds.
* Partners with external vendors to connect activities to be delivered by resources both within and external to the organization.

Education / Qualifications

Degree or equivalent

Project Management Certification preferred (PMP)

Experience building project plans in MS Project


1. Relevant Experience managing the delivery of Company sponsored benefit and welfare projects is preferred.
2. Previous work Experience managing vendors and deliverables across the UK and EMEA within muliple time zones
3. Creative and resilient in application of processes and approach to work
4. Excellent communication, presentation, influencing and facilitation skills
5. Project management skills, including time management, planning and budgeting
6. Ability to prioritize and multitask.
7. Progressive project management responsibilities, willingness to complete both strategic and hands on tactical deliverables.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Maidenhead, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).