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Project Manager in Solna, Sweden at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job ID: CEP003674

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Project Manager

As a Project Manager at Cepheid you will be leading cross-functional teams to support new product development of In Vitro Diagnostic assays. In this role you must be result driven, able to understand key business drivers and use this understanding to facilitate project scope, targets and deliverables while managing the project team.

To succeed in this role you must have excellent communication skills and comfortable to cooperate with persons at different organizational levels. You should be detail oriented, data driven, and can handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines. You will support project administration, tracking, reporting and other project related activities to ensure on time delivery of projects within budget constraints.

• Coordinate project activities in cross-functional teams to support new product development of In Vitro Diagnostic assays
• Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables
• Develop full scale project plan including project tasks and resource requirements
• Track and ensure on time delivery of project deliverables
• Identify, prevent and manage risks
• Manage Design History File and project documentation
• Lead daily/weekly stand-ups and meetings providing direction and support to project team
• Manage communication with external and internal stakeholders
• Align the company’s general business targets with the project’s objectives and outcomes
• Contribute to improvement and implementation of cross functional internal processes
• Engage in PMO development through supporting and driving implementation of best industry practice and innovation within project management.
• Support You would be part of a newly formed PMO and the expectations are that a successful candidate will be fully engaged in PMO development activities besides project leading responsibilities or something like this.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• MSc degree is required or higher within Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and/or a technical discipline
• MBA or Strategic Management background will be given priority
• 3+ years working experience with innovation or product development within the Life Science field
• 5+ years of experience as Project Coordinator/Project Manager or similar position
• Experience in work with virtual and dispersed project teams
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Highly organized, quality conscious and self-driven
• Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
• Fluency in English in both written and verbal communication

Job Requirements


Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience from working in a FDA or ISO 9001 compliant setting (preferably IVD/Medical Devices)
• Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 920; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003
• Medical device and/or In Vitro Diagnostic product launch experience is highly preferred
• Familiar with design control in a regulated environment

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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