Program Manager I

Organization
Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab - Connecticut
Job Location
Branford, CT 06405
Job Description

1. Plans, directs and coordinates activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project.

2. Develops a budget for the project and is responsible for the allocation of resources.

3. Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project(s).

4. Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project met. May contribute to the performance evaluation of the employees associated with the project scope and may evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised.

5. Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.

6. Confers with staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.

7. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget, including consultants and other outside vendors.

8. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.

9 . Prepares project reports for management, client, or others. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

10. Will oversee the participating members of the project to ensure communication is timely and accurate, and that the project needs are met, including documentation for the project.

Requirements

*Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree preferred

*5 years of relevant experience; project management experience preferred.

*Microsoft Office - Advanced skill level

*Project Management software experience preferred

*Excellent written and oral communication skills

*Excellent time management, organizational and management/leadership skills

*Ability to shift priorities, demands and timelines through problem solving capabilities

How to Apply
About Our Organization

The Mount Sinai Genetics Testing Lab located in Branford, Connecticut is a high throughput clinical sequencing facility.  As an extension of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we utilize state of the art technologies to generate sequence data from clinical samples.  These data will be utilized to construct precise biological models that will be used to better diagnose and treat disease.

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