Project Manager - Product Development in Tucson, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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    Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Job #:  998077
The Project Manager will manage project information to support decision making by project teams, Life Cycle Teams (LCTs) and Life Cycle Committee (LCC).
  • Manages project information to support project teams, LCTs and LCC decision making
  • Tactical coordination of timelines/budgets for all projects and functions within a LCT
  • Manage execution of cross-functional plans and track of progress of activities
  • Integrated resource and budget planning
  • Identify gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays and challenge assumptions;
  • Risk management incl. critical path, risk assessment, scenario creation and analysis
  • Proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule
  • Single point of control for project data (collect from functions/finance; owns version management and release of changes)
  • Compile and communicate project reports.
  • Guides team processes, ensuring consistency, transparency and optimization.
  • Implements / pulls in best practices to project teams; fosters continuous improvement by ensuring knowledge, experience exchange.
  • Guides and manages preparation for project milestone reviews.
  • Defines, measures and reports key performance indicators for their projects, enabling teams and functions to measure and improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Meeting management (sets agenda, organizes meetings, edits minutes).

  • BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration Or equivalent combination of education and work experience required; Master's degree in Life Sciences preferred
  • Specific Project Management training and/or certification desired
  • 6+ years project management and/or product development experience required
  • Experience in research & development preferred
  • Demonstrates successful problem solving and coordination of project related activities.
  • Written and oral communication skills required. Knowledge of MS Project and MPM.
  • Previous experience with standard project management process (PMI) desired.
  • Strong negotiation and meeting facilitation skills required.
  • Diagnostic and/or Pharmaceutical industry and relevant diagnostic area knowledge preferred.
  • Management of complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances.
  • Experience with projects that required activity/milestone achievement to launch the product.
  • Experience of challenging management in relation to data and resources.
  • Good understanding of the Diagnostic Design Control process preferred.

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