Project Manager - Events

Veeva
Full time agile project management
Project Management
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere
At Veeva, we build enterprise cloud technology that powers the biggest names in the pharmaceutical, biotech, consumer goods, chemical & cosmetics industries. Our customers make vaccines, life-saving medicines, and life-enhancing products that make a difference in everyday lives. Our technology has transformed these industries; enabling them to get critical products and services to market faster. Our core values, Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed, guide us as we make our customers more efficient and effective in everything they do.

 

The Role

 

Veeva’s Events practice optimises the management of virtual and in-person events for our clients in the Life Sciences industry. Our team acts as experts to streamline the effectiveness of event management through our innovative CRM solutions, driving operational efficiency and aligning with the client’s multichannel strategy. 

 

As a Project Manager, you will embrace a leadership role ensuring strategic Customer Success by overseeing all project related operational activities. As customer expectations can vary greatly from project to project, we are looking for experienced Project Managers that can easily move between different projects as needed, while keeping track of progress throughout. 

 

The successful candidate will be fluent in English and one other language (either French or German). There are options for working from home and from our Paris office, with some on-site consulting activities expected (once travel restrictions are lifted).




What You'll Do


  • Take complex client and vendor concepts and articulate them to audiences of varying perception levels



  • Project Management (60%) - monitoring and tracking project timelines, status, risk management, budget and milestones



  • Functional analysis (20%), analysing business processes, and documenting requirements



  • System Configuration (20%) on Salesforce.com platform and Veeva application



  • Provide subject matter expertise on the Veeva Systems applications, Salesforce.com platform, and technical design



  • Collaborate with various internal teams at Veeva on a project by project basis





Requirements


  • Proven project management experience with complex implementations 



  • Able to work effectively with various senior internal stakeholders (Sales, Marketing, IT etc.)



  • Experience in consulting with technical business software solutions (5 years minimum)



  • Understanding of software development lifecycles, including Agile methodologies (ideally with Salesforce.com or Veeva applications)



  • Strong presentation and communication skills in a client facing role 



  • Interest in technology and innovations



  • Able to travel approximately 30% of the time for on-site client visits 



  • Fluent in English and one other language (French or German)





Nice to Have


  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences industry



  • Experience in events management 





Perks & Benefits


  • Allocations for continuous learning & development 



  • Health & wellness programs



  • Veeva charitable giving program 



  • Free lunch on Tuesdays


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Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

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