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Position Summary:

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Clinical Diagnostics Program Management Office is seeking a Project Manager who will manage projects to successful and timely commercial launch. Projects may begin from early feasibility or may involve extending the use or application of an existing product to a new market. Projects will be executed in accordance with Design Control procedures and the Phase Gate approval process. The Project Manager will contribute to the definition of project strategy and guide the project core and sub teams to deliver on project objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops project tasks, deliverables, dependencies and resource requirements.
  • Creates, maintains, and organizes necessary documentation and records; responsible for the quality of project deliverables and documentation.
  • Oversees and prepares project team budget including resources and costs collaborating with Finance and other cross-functional departments.
  • Identifies, documents, and communicates project risks and contingency plans.
  • Tracks and communicates project status, plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets.
  • Communicates, documents, and archives project team activities and decisions; acts as a primary contact for project team related information.
  • Facilitates project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, ensures alignment with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Exercises scope and change management with consideration for the customer, team, and company needs.
  • Promotes a proactive, professional culture within the Program Management Office, contributing to the group’s success.
  • Contributes material and timely input to the development and continuous improvement of the Program Management Office processes, related SOPs, and supporting materials.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 7 years industry experience including 2 years experience in progressively more responsible Project Management roles.
  • Technical skills in manufacturing techniques, FDA & GMP compliance, especially Design Control.
  • Previous experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of product development challenges and methods for resolution.
  • Advanced understanding and ability adhere to established quality standards and regulatory compliance requirements for medical device or diagnostics.
  • Proven ability to lead program teams from concept to market successfully.
  • Ability to resolve most day-to-day issues and develop mitigation plans.
  • Demonstrated skills using MS Project or related software for Project Management.
  • Solid skills using MS Office, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is a plus.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

  • This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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