Project Manager (Life Science / Clinical Software Industry)

India /
Velsera – Medical /
/ Hybrid
Project Manager
Location: Pune, India

Who are we? 

Welcome to the era of Velsera! Seven Bridges, Pierian & UgenTec have combined to become Velsera.

Velsera is the precision engine company. We empower researchers, scientists, and clinicians to drive precision R&D, expand access to, and more effectively leverage analytics at the point of care.

We unify technology-enabled solutions and scientific expertise to enable a continuous flow of knowledge across the global healthcare ecosystem. This interweaves diverse biomedical communities, allowing them to build upon each other’s success and accelerate medical breakthroughs that positively impact human health. With our headquarters in Boston, MA we are rapidly growing and expanding our team which currently has over 800 employees located in 14 different countries! 

What is the job?

A Project Manager at Velsera must be a skilled team leader with strong negotiation and influencing skills, be able to work independently, handle multiple programs in parallel, and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and external partners and clients. 

What will you do?

    • Assume primary project manager role on small to large projects/programs with a multidisciplinary technical scope in the field of clinical software development or clinical genomics.
    • Provide management and leadership skills to drive execution on project goals.
    • Collaborate cross-functionally, across sites, and with third-party contractors to create, execute and communicate overall project plans (scope, schedule, staffing plans, quality, risk management, budget, and procurement) and revise them appropriately to meet changing project needs and requirements.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for the transfer of project related materials and information between PierianDx and its partners.
    • Adhere to the change management process, escalation procedures, and process controls as defined.
    • Work with resource managers to meet project staffing plans.
    • Identify plan improvements and communicate them to the team and stakeholders to ensure project goals are in alignment with business objectives. 
    • Continuously analyze and manage risks to enable successful project completion. 
    • Lead project review and report status to the executive approval committee.
    • Identify and resolve or escalate project issues, facilitate trade-off decisions, and remove obstacles.
    • Ensure product development efforts adhere to internal processes and design control standards. 
    • Ensure marketing and sales activities adhere to specified requirements and timelines.
    • Schedule and lead project reviews with an executive approval committee. 
    • Assist in defining and optimizing project management and development processes, methodologies, and tools to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. 
    • Contribute to product development process or PMO function improvement initiatives.
    • Apply best practices and knowledge of internal/external business challenges to improve products.
    • Support Functional and Technical Directors to develop systems and controls to ensure compliance with quality standards.

What do you bring to the table?

    • Expert at project scheduling using MS Project, including dependencies and critical path determination and optimization. 
    • Command of project budget management. 
    • Expert at resource scheduling. 
    • Sound grasp of the key business drivers and considerations in the clinical software industries. 
    • Ability to identify key issues, motivate and empower others to address them in a way which builds morale, generates ownership and commitment. 
    • Successful track record of bringing new technology solutions/products to market. 
    • Comfortable applying basic principles of Design For Six Sigma to a project. 
    • Command of most topics in the PM Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK). 
    • Preferably knowledge of  FDA and CE-IVD regulated product development processes.
    • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or related field, with advanced degree preferred. 
    • Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of product management experience in a clinical software or life science industry. 
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (preferred).
    • Lean/Six Sigma (Black Belt) Certification (preferred).

What do we offer?

Velsera stands for a stimulating atmosphere where you can grow your capabilities in an open company culture. We want you to do the work you feel great at, or that you would like to become great at. You’ll work for a mission driven organization that is making a true difference in the scientific and healthcare space. 

Next to that, we offer competitive salaries including: 
* A full-suite of industry leading benefits (list by location)
* Remote work flexibility 
If you feel like this could be the next big thing for you, make sure you’re not going to miss out and have a chat with us! 

Our Core Values

People first. We create collaborative and supportive environments by operating with respect and flexibility to promote mental, emotional and physical health. We practice empathy by treating others the way they want to be treated and assuming positive intent. We are proud of our inclusive diverse team and humble ourselves to learn about and build our connection with each other.

Patient focused. We act with swift determination without sacrificing our expectations of quality. We are driven by providing exceptional solutions for our customers to positively impact patient lives. Considering what is at stake, we challenge ourselves to develop the best solution, not just the easy one. 

Integrity. We hold ourselves accountable and strive for transparent communication to build trust amongst ourselves and our customers. We take ownership of our results as we know what we do matters and collectively we will change the healthcare industry. We are thoughtful and intentional with every customer interaction understanding the overall impact on human health. 

Curious. We ask questions and actively listen in order to learn and continuously improve. We embrace change and the opportunities it presents to make each other better. We strive to be on the cutting edge of science and technology innovation by encouraging creativity. 

Impactful. We take our social responsibility with the seriousness it deserves and hold ourselves to a high standard. We improve our sustainability by encouraging discussion and taking action as it relates to our natural, social and economic resource footprint. We are devoted to our humanitarian mission and look for new ways to make the world a better place. 

Velsera is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Velsera is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.