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Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 1/26/2019

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Job ID: ADV000948

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. 

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This role has direct responsibility for driving and supporting the delivery of projects within the Pharma Team from ideation to commercialization in line with business needs.  The Project Manager will manage the time and resource inputs as required by the business needs of the project and as directed by the Program Manager

Major Responsibilities
• The generation and maintenance of project/program time lines and budgets to support and coordinate preparation of Statement of Work (SoW) proposals in partnership with Business Development.
• Responsible for aligning various project functions in accordance with project needs and mitigating associated risks.
• Responsible for the organization, facilitation of internal and external project meetings, ensuring communication is transparent so all key stakeholders are aware of progress and critical path tasks.
• As and when required, provide project updates.
• While this role will have no direct line management responsibilities there is a requirements to coach and lead through influence within the team and ensure project requirements are delivered.

Job Requirements


Required Skills/Experience
• Experience in Project Management roles in a fast paced, changing Medical Device or Pharmaceutical environment is essential for this role.
• Familiarity with MS Project or similar project management software
• Exceptional people and project management skill set - responsible for timeline, deliverables and budget.
• Experience of working in a complex matrix environment
• Experience in medical devices development environment (feasibility through to product launch) while not essential would be desirable
• An ability to work to set regulatory requirements and an ability to adjust, maintain and manage plans to incorporate such requirements on an ongoing basis.
• CDx experience preferred

• Excellent project management skills
• Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
• Strong strategic, innovative and analytical thinking skills
• Exceptional communication skills (verbal/written/presentation/relationship building)
• High levels of initiative, self-motivation and energy.
• Hands on mentality with a strong ability to get into detail as necessary.
• High levels of integrity, confidence, independence and collaboration skills

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.