Project Manager

Department: Client Services

The Project Manager, Client Services defines, develops, and manages multiple projects with minimal supervision. Responsible for managing scopes and timelines, leading cross-functional teams, and providing ultimate client satisfaction, this individual must be highly efficient, inspire client confidence, excel at project management, and exhibit exceptional interpersonal skills. Other responsibilities include management of project resources to ensure our partners’ goals are achieved on time, on budget, and with unparalleled quality that leads to an outstanding client and faculty experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Assigns work and leads cross-functional teams through successful project execution and completion
  • Has strong knowledge of and experience with FORCE products and services and can begin to make needs-based product and service suggestions to clients
  • Understands and is able to apply and articulate privacy and compliance guidelines
  • Has a strong understanding of the strategic direction of assigned accounts, along with knowledge of the client-specific disease states and products
  • Develops project timelines and event schedules, including establishing the foundation for operational execution
  • Coordinates and drives the independent project strategy with the team
  • Develops agenda for and leads client meetings
  • Serves as a project liaison to the book-of-business executive team and provides metrics and status reports
  • Collaborates with the Account Manager to ensure alignment on all project deliverables
  • Consistently monitors budgets and hours and addresses concerns with cross-functional team members and the account lead
  • Manages and develops project financials and metrics, identifies and documents any change in scope, and communicates recommendations to the account lead
  • Manages activities and timelines to ensure project completion is on time and on budget
  • Facilitates team member awareness and action through timely, accurate, and complete communication
  • Manages relationships with internal and external clients to optimize customer experience and support business development (day-to-day contact for project-related client interaction)
  • Negotiates and executes vendor contracts
  • Verifies and approves vendor payments for assigned projects
  • Recruits and maintains relationship with program faculty and participants
  • Manages project resources to ensure deliverables are completed in entirety and within budget

Required Skills and Attributes:
Successful candidates will demonstrate mastery of:

  • Exemplification of FORCE attributes: passion for success, dedication, accountability, inquisitiveness, adaptability, professionalism, approachability, sound judgment, ethical focus, integrity, team approach, and ability to build strong working relationships and a positive work environment
  • Advanced project management skills: plan focus with flawless execution, outstanding organization and attention to detail, flexibility, and process and compliance orientation
  • Outstanding communication skills: clear and effective business-oriented speech and writing, balance of active listening and discussion in internal and external team conversations, and resilience in challenging situations
  • Advanced interpersonal and teaming skills: collaboration, promotion of project objectives, conflict management with open communication, understanding of team roles, and exceeding expectations
  • Outstanding client focus: anticipation of client needs, maintenance of a sense of urgency, and focus on results to ensure the highest quality of services and the utmost client satisfaction

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of project coordination experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the healthcare industry (pharmaceutical/medical device).

Additional information:

  • This is a full time Position in Indianapolis or fully remote
  • This position requires availability and flexibility to work over weekends and outside of regular working hours, with the availability to travel

FORCE Communications is a full-service medical marketing, communications, and education agency that specializes in creating unique scientific, commercial, and payer solutions. Our team of passionate and experienced professionals is dedicated to collaborating with pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, healthcare provider, and industry partners to develop innovative programs that integrate scientific information with market insight and adult learning principles. We partner with our clients and thought leaders to provide clarity that enables healthcare providers to make better treatment decisions, ultimately improving patient lives. Our approach combines deep scientific and industry knowledge with strategic insight, scientific storytelling, visual and technological prowess, and engaging customer solutions.

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States as our organization does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status for this employment position. We participate in e-verify.


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