Technical Project Manager

Natick, MA /
Project Management /


Responsibilities:

    • Work within our product development process and champion these processes within the organization
    • Serve as a project advocate within the organization
    • Manage projects within the established scope, schedule, and budget
    • Work in close collaboration with team leaders, team members and functional leadership to develop and execute project plans
    • Develop timelines (Gantt charts) for the tracking of deliverables and task interdependencies
    • Effectively engages with key stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables
    • Manages interdependencies and connections between functions and ensures visibility and alignment
    • Identify and communicate program risks and resource limitations
    • Facilitate the resolution of technical issues in a timely manner
    • Organize project meetings, prepare an agenda, maintain detailed notes and follow up on action items

Qualifications:

    • B.S. in life-science, chemistry, engineering or related field
    • 5+ years industry experience; including 2+ years with direct project management experience
    • Experience in ISO 13485 Quality Management System
    • Experience in CLIA, FDA, and/or CE regulated products a plus.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to build alignment and drive resolution of issues while maintaining positive working relationships across functions
    • Ability to successfully communicate/interact at all levels in the organization
    • Ability to apply basic project management principles including, but not limited to, identifying critical paths, building and communicating timelines, defining milestones and methods for setting expectations and accountability
    • Proficiency with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Smartsheet and other PM management workspace collaboration tool
    • Technical experience related to V&V activities a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proven record in project management, preferably in the context of clinical trial management, and preferably in a large company
    • IVD experience in CLIA, FDA, and/or CE regulated products and markets
    • Experience in systems and software development preferred.
    • Understanding of fundamental project management principles and tools
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work across interdisciplinary teams
    • Ability to create clear and concise written protocols and summary documents
    • Excellent analytical ability to understand project constraints, critical path, and strategies to mitigate project delays and road blocks
    • Proficiency with productivity software such as Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
    • Individual will be a strong contributor to the evolution of Project Management best practices in a dynamic hybrid workforce.
Pillar Biosciences aims to "Make precision medicine the first option for every patient" by developing and manufacturing targeted next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based assays and software for today’s high-throughput specialty NGS laboratories. We are seeking collaborative and independent problem solvers to support our mission.

Pillar Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; religion; age; nationality; marital status; sexual orientation; disability or any other characteristic protected by law.