Senior Project Manager - Labs
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Title: Senior Project Manager - Labs Division / Dept.:
Bioanalytical Laboratory/ Project Management Location: Home-based
(United States)Note: Full time, Permanent, Benefits, 401K Our PPD
Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient
health through the expertise of scientists, industry
thought-leaders and therapeutic experts. As the world leader in
serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their
commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking
innovations. Discover Impactful Work: As a Project Manager you will
lead all aspects of study programs, while collaborating with
diverse teams. Summarized Purpose: Monitors and leads all aspects
of designated clinical trial protocols and is accountable for
overall project performance and client's satisfaction by meeting
their needs and expectations through the life cycle of the assigned
clinical trials. Provides internal consulting on project management
issues and finds opportunities for process and efficiency
improvement. Acts as chief liaison to the operational personnel of
major sponsors and is responsible for large study programs.
Prepares and maintains process documents. Mentors Project Managers.
A day in the Life:
- Provides oversight and coordination of study initiation.
Reviews, interprets, translates and programs study protocols into a
complete and accurate database. Communicates with internal
departments and external vendors and ensure the project
requirements are understood, agreed and followed. Facilitates the
flow of technical and clinical laboratory information to all
collaborators (investigational sites, sponsors, and non-technical
personnel). Consults and apply, where appropriate, the scientific
input of laboratory management and technical staff to assist the
client with management of the clinical trial.
- Prepares the study specifications documents and follows the
preparation according to budgets and contracts. Maintains at all
times an updated study master file with version controls for specs,
budgets and contracts. Ensures sponsors have authorized and signed
off most recent versions of all docs and that a contract exists
prior to deliver any services. Assures compliance with FDA and Good
Clinical Practice guidelines, PPD SOP's, personnel policies and
procedures, PPD Exposure Control Plan, IATA, and other regulations
regarding the transport of biological specimens.
- During initial review of protocol, consults with internal
groups and support staff regarding procedural and budgetary items
and the necessity for change due to any subsequent protocol
amendments. Acquires other functions' commitment to close gaps and
address issues timely and effectively. Serves as the main point of
contact between sponsor and all PPD internal departments performing
the required tasks during all study phases. Educates Investigator
sites by delivering a protocol specific lab procedures presentation
and demonstration during an investigator meeting. Controls, leads
and follows day to day activities during the course of the clinical
trial to resolve any issues and answer queries
- Actively collaborates with IT and data management development
groups in the design, validation and implementation of new software
and functionalities pertinent to project management
- Consults with BD and finance staff during initial project
documentation review on standard services and costs, supporting RFP
feasibility assessments. Provides possible solutions if needed.
Drafts responses for proposals.
- Guides and supports work flow of Projects Managers and Set-up
Administrators with special attention to training junior personnel.
Performs as a mentor and trainer for (newly assigned) Project
Managers, identifies areas for development and efficiencies in
performing tasks. Authors, reviews, revises and implements relevant
procedural documents. The salary range estimated for this position
is $92,000-$95,000. This position will also be eligible to receive
a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual
performance results in accordance with company policy. Actual
compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer. We
offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues
and their families can count on, which generally includes: ---A
choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision
plan---A wellness program, and valuable health incentive
opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement
Accounts (HRAs) or Health Savings Account (HSA)---Tax-advantaged
savings and spending accounts and commuter benefits---Employee
assistance program---At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10
paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding
and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance,
short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in
accordance with company policy---Retirement and savings programs,
such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic /
vocational qualification. Experience
- Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or
equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
- Years of experience refers to typical years of related
experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining
factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection
decisions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
- Superior time management, planning, and organizational
- Competent with specific computers and enterprise applications,
including office productivity
- Ability to program the IT system according to protocol
- Proven analytical skills
- Demonstrated compliance with procedures and policies
- Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a stressful
- Extensive knowledge and experience in Project Management
- Strong client relationship management skills
- Ability to work effectively with multi-level teams Work
Environment Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and
wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to
create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.
Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
- Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and
ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and
- Able to work upright and stationary for typical working
- Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and
technology with proficiency.
- Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing
and handling multiple projects or activities.
- May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.) Our
Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier,
cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to
work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common
set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement -
working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific
challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in
need. with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse
experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued. Apply today!
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does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected
veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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