Project Manager

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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

PerkinElmer BRANFORD, CT

Company
PerkinElmer
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7420
AJE Ref #
575879254
Location
BRANFORD, CT
Job Type
Regular

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Description:
This position is responsible for leading Global Rare
Disease Pharma projects and programs, as well as other
specific projects as necessary related to the business.
This position is also responsible for developing program
processes and project management practices as agreed
upon by supervisor.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Project Management
Manages projects and programs to include all aspects
of planning, implementaion, and completion according to
best practices
Develops and executes project plans, milestones and
budgets taking into account the project scope and
quality requirements
Ensures that customer and business requirements are
fulfilled in projects
Liason between product quality department and customer
Produces and updates specific documents to support
Design and Approval reviews, and other project related
documentation
Performs risk monitoring and control across the
projects
Manages day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of
projects
Liason between finance for forecasts and project
budgets
Provides input for R&D AOP
Is the representative of project in quality audits
2. Communication
Is the central communication and information point for
the projects and key networker with project stakeholders
across the company
Gives timely and appropriate communication of project
status according to established practices
Manages collaboration between external study sites,
customers and partners, and between other companies and
research organizations
Serves as a key project representative in various
meetings and situations
Confronts issues openly and quickly
Maps stake-holders
Effectively communicates relevant project information
to superiors, senior management and peers
Tactfully communicates sensitive information
3. Leadership
Ensures cross-functional involvement in product and
program development promoting ownership and
responsibility of various tasks
Promotes a common understanding, joint ownership and
responsibility
Leads project core teams efficiently
Ensures roles and responsibilities of core team
members are clear
Facilitates team-building in core-teams
Motivates and coaches team members to become an
efficient team, including performance feedback
Ensures efficient decision making and escalates s
issues to next decision making level when needed
Drives collaboration with functional leaders to get
support for projects
Leads problem solving situations efficiently
Performs conflict management
4. Process Development
Shares lessons learned ideas and the best practices to
support continuous improvement of processes and
organizations
Continuously seeks for process improvements
Requirements:
Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent studies or
skills. Area of study should be in marketing, project
management, and/or science-related degree.
Minimum 3 years work experience, proven skills to
manage demanding projects in regulated environment.
Preference with experience in biotechnology, diagnostic,
or other medical-related field.
Project management skills, leadership skills,
financial skills, process development sklills, problem
solving skills, knowledge in laboratory assays (DNA
sequencing a plus), fluent English