• Project Manager, Enterprise Applications

    Location US-CA-Aliso Viejo
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 3:56 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Summary

    Metagenics is a global lifestyle medicine company, offering products and programs exclusively to health care practitioners. For over 30 years, we have been driven by a scientific concept: How the right nutrition can help people realize their best health possible. We don't compromise on safety, efficacy, or quality - to make sure that we deliver the best results possible. Time after time. Bottle after bottle. We carefully monitor all products to assure purity and safety, from formulation and ingredient selection all the way to the final product. We offer more educational support for health care professionals than anyone else in our field - keeping them in touch with the latest research and nutritional approaches to help manage today’s most common illnesses. Metagenics is dedicated to helping people live a happier, healthier life by realizing their genetic potential. 


    Metagenics is looking for a Project Manager, Enterprise Applications am in Aliso Viejo, California.  This position requires regular communication with senior management and business stakeholders globally and is accountable for driving requirements, planning, execution and delivery of our enterprise application projects.  This will include working with end users to ensure business needs are defined and met and ensuring all legal and regulatory requirements are met.


    The Project Manager will develop projects from lead inception through contact execution including Application evaluations and business case proposal development while providing technical and commercial input and developing project execution plans, cost estimates, budgets and schedules.


    The Project Manager will be responsible for the timely and on-budget execution of large, complex projects, effectively applying Metagenics PMO methodology and enforcing project standards. Managing day-to-day operational aspects of projects. Effectively utilizing each team member to his/her fullest potential and motivating the team to work together in the most efficient manner. Along with, assisting in the training and mentoring of project team members and be advocate for change.

    What You'll Do:

    • Adhere to and enforces Metagenics project management methodology
    • Coordinate internal and external (third parties/ suppliers) resources for the development and flawless execution of Metagenics Enterprise Business Applications
    • Lead the assessment of opportunities, development of proposals, including participation in sales process, stakeholder meetings acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) assisting with project clarifications and developing a comfort level with the Executive team regarding our capacity to manage and execute Business Application projects
    • Provide effective communication to all stakeholders including timely metric reporting, escalating to management as needed
    • Create and execute project plan and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
    • Perform risk management to mitigate project risks
    • Accountable for all projects cost/schedule/budgets
    • Responsible for the development of project requirements with the responsible operations groups
    • Understand and comply with established processes, procedures and technical standards providing continuous improvement incorporating best practices
    • Lead project review meetings.
    • Lead the organization to define, design & configure/develop, support and test the solution through the entire system development lifecycle.
    • Lead training and / or ensure effective knowledge transfer to those responsible for training use of the new solutions such that adoption and value realization is optimized.
    • Provide project management training and mentoring of project stakeholders and project managers within the organization
    • Ensure solutions are transitioned smoothly through the production cut-over process
    • Track and continuously improve project outcomes for assigned projects
    • Assist in the creation and maintenance of a project management community of practice and knowledge repository (PMO) 

    You'll Love This Job, If You Are:


    • A strong communicator and collaborator and work effectively with all members of the organization, from individual contributors to top execs
    • Highly analytical and strategic. Your problem solving skills are unparalleled
    • You always maintain a friendly disposition — even (and especially) under pressure
    • Quick on your feet!  When problems arise, you reliably produce responses and solutions

    What You'll Need:


    We are looking for smart, driven, responsible Project Manager who will keep calm and thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. If you are that person, and you want an opportunity to step into a leadership position overseeing Enterprise Application implementations of Business software solving operational problems.


    • 4 year bachelors degree in appropriate field or technical school graduate 
    • 3-5 years Business Application Implementation experience
    • 3-5 years Project Management experience – PMI Certified
    • Prosci certified – preferred
    • Experience managing multiple projects or a large project with complex inter-dependencies
    • Experience facilitating meetings with high-level, cross-functional teams
    • Ability to learn quickly and present well in front of the client while still learning
    • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with contractors and internal teams
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Aptitude to analyze a situation, define key objectives, and recommend strategies and/or action plans
    • Possess a solid understanding of various software development processes, including requirements gathering, analysis and design, release and version control, testing methodologies, and deployment management
    • Willingness to travel periodically for meetings
    • Background and/or experience in the GMP application implementations



    • Strong analytical skills. Able to interpret data, diagnose problems, and recommend action plans to resolve issues.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
    • Ability to work independently, handle self-driven projects efficiently
    • Highly organized with strong analytical skills
    • Clear and concise communication skills
    • Strong understanding of new technologies
    • Ability to take direction and work autonomously

    Metagenics, and its companies are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. Metagenics takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans.




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