PROJECT MANAGER

Organization
QIAGEN
Job Location
19300 Germantown Road
GERMANTOWN, MD 20874
Job Description

- Act as a primary point of contact internally and externally for assigned projects.
- Work cross-functionally and cross-organizationally to ensure that projects are appropriately specified, planned and resourced and that project plans are realistically deliverable.
- Track all active projects to ensure that they are delivered on time and on budget – take action to rectify any significant deviation.
- Ensure that external partners and QIAGEN Senior Management are kept well informed about all aspects of the project.
- Maintain and improve project management skills through appropriate training and assignments.

Requirements


Position Requirements:

- Good biosciences degree and preferably PhD (or equivalent).
- 3+ years strong Project management skills and experience, in a commercial setting.
- Product development experience/technical background, preferably biotech, preferably IVD.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements for IVD products.
- Some Knowledge of clinical trial/monitoring experience would be useful but not essential.

Personal Requirements:

- Confident in managing senior stakeholders across disciplines/business areas.
- Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight timelines.
- A team player with enthusiasm, pragmatism and resilience.

About Our Organization

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights. QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows. QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research). As of June 30, 2015, QIAGEN employed approximately 4,400 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at http://www.qiagen.com.

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