Project Manager - Speaker Programs

Posted 08 July 2024
Salary US$35 - US$38 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameColin Murray-Bain

Job description

Location: Mettawa, IL (on-site required 3x per week)

Contract Length: 12 Months

Pay Rate: $33-38/hr

Project Manager, Speaker Programs - Field Planning and Analytics

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent project management capabilities, strong communications skills, good analytical and conceptual abilities, self-starter initiative, ability to prioritize while multi-tasking and team orientation are fundamental to success in this role.

  • Experience with speaker programs preferred

Job Description:

This role wears several hats but will focus primarily on managing and driving innovations in Third Party Speaker Program workflows and processes via cross-functional collaboration with both Internal stakeholders and external Vendor teams.

This position will also support general Compliance/Field Operations objectives and provide elevated service levels to our Compliance, Marketing, Sales, and Vendor partners in the execution of Speaker Programs.

Key Deliverables and Responsibilities:

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of Speaker Program Operations and Processes

  • Subject Matter Expert and Team Lead for "Third Party Speaker Program" resources and support

  • Managing External Vendor relationships and providing Stakeholder support

  • Identify various unmet needs and process improvements through to implementation

  • Manage variously scaled Projects from inception, discovery, pull-through and deployment

  • Work with internal cross-functional teams and external vendor to ensure integration and consistency

  • Understanding of other functional areas and impact of relevant decision-making

  • Consistently manage multiple priorities to deliver high-quality results in a timely fashion

  • Develop and execute high-impact communications and training as needed for new initiatives

  • Provide in-depth insights through ad hoc analysis as requested


  • Bachelor 's degree

  • Working knowledge of basic system software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills

  • Effective interpersonal relationship building and influencing skills

  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a collaborative manner

  • 5+ years of similar work experience preferred

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.