Project Manager - Field

  • Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Project Manager - Field to join our team!

As our Project Manager, you will drive project execution across a portfolio of projects within the Commercial Support teams and across a variety of customer accounts.  Candidates will benefit from a strong understanding of diagnostic equipment and lab processes. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, handle multiple projects in parallel, and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.

How You'll Contribute

  • Own and drive projects to support technical scale up at early access sites, including initial training and installation, establishing key applications, and managing deployment of improvements/fixes to sites
  • Assist in the creation of core processes to support early access and eventually routine operations
  • Facilitate creation and alignment of project plans and deployment schedules across R&D and commercial groups
  • Responsible to ensure project success, tracking deliverables, timeline, budget and reporting KPIs
  • Engage cross-functional teams to determine project risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Execute robust communication plans across stakeholders
  • Present project plans to senior management and provide regular updates throughout the project management lifecycle to effectively manage expectations of progress against planned commitments
  • Drive quality and process continuous improvement initiatives
  • Work independently on multiple projects and effectively communicate to project stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • BS or MS in technical degree. Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry are most relevant. 
  • 2+ Years experience in project management, operations leadership, continuous improvement and strategic planning
  • Demonstrated skills in leading medium to large projects
  • Experience in implementing and leveraging metrics
  • Adaptable to fast-paced, dynamic work environment and shifting demands
  • Extremely strong communication, interpersonal skills and customer focus

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