Program Manager I

Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory - Connecticut
Job Location
Branford, CT
Job Description

The Program Manager I is responsible for providing overall client satisfaction and project management of laboratory work.  This individual will be the key point of client contact for selected client projects.  Position reports to Director of Program Management, Connecticut Site.

  • Key point of client contact from initial client meeting to project closure.  At initial client meeting, be able to effectively present lab capabilities and services and propose potential study designs.  Help client finalize project design and assign appropriate deliverables. Assist in the preparation of quotations and proposals and ensure funding is in place prior to project start.

  • Track client project from sample intake to report delivery via Laboratory Information System (LIS).  Develop and manage an active project plan that includes deliverables, timelines, budget and risk management.  Manage project timeline from study design through project closure, identifying and mitigating risks and ensuring timely completion of project.

  • Coordinate all teleconferences relating to client’s work. Communicate project status to client.  Address client questions, concerns and comments.  Prepare meeting minutes, agendas and performance metrics. 

  • Compiles data to analyze project performance and completion status.  Works with laboratory and bioinformatics teams to ensure project is efficiently completed.

  • Performs other related duties as required and as directed.

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Two years’ experience in a laboratory setting; next generation sequencing experience a plus

  • Two years’ experience in project management

  • Experience in next generation sequencing a plus

  • PMP certification a plus

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About Our Organization

The Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab – Connecticut is a high throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) facility that is located 80 miles from NYC in Branford, CT. Our laboratory generates huge amounts of sequencing data whose interpretation has the potential to change the face of how medicine is practiced. We participate in large sequencing projects and analyze large numbers of individuals to gain a better understanding of the biology of cancer and inherited diseases. One of our initial focal points will be The Resilience Project where tens of thousands of DNA samples from healthy adults will be sequenced and analyzed for the presence of rare genetic variants that were expected to cause severe illness in these individuals during childhood.

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