Project Manager

Job Location
San Diego, CA
Base, bonus and equity

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Job Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for preparing and maintaining detailed project timelines and monthly communication of project progress against plan. Through coordination of regular meetings of cross-functional teams, this individual will ensure that the assigned project proceeds on time, within budget and passes the regulatory oversight requirements defined by the Company’s senior management. 


  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project timelines
  • Define and monitor project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff
  • Track project resource allocation and project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Ensure quality assurance in collaboration head of Regulatory Affairs
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders, including monthly senior management meetings
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results


  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager in the life sciences with demonstrated experience in the successful development of regulated products
  • Highly prefer experience in diagnostics/medical devices including participation in 510K/PMA filings; drug development experience also a plus
  • Proven record of project scheduling, coordination of multi-disciplinary teams, managing resources and budgets and effective and diplomatic mediation of impediments to project completion on schedule and within budget
  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or equivalent, with MS, PhD or MBA in a relevant field
  • Familiarity with FDA QSRs, IVD Directive and ISO13485 requirements
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning and risk management
  • Computer proficiency in a Microsoft environment including Microsoft Project
About Our Organization

Bringing the power of science to healthcare.


As a life sciences company, Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM) has a guiding vision:  enable healthier lives through the development of innovative products and services. We serve patients and physicians by providing early patient management information.

What makes this vision a reality? Our deep commitment to "Quality of Science." For us, only the highest quality is acceptable. We accept nothing less in the science that supports every product and service we offer. From design and development to manufacturing and marketing of innovative technology, instrumentation and tests, "Quality of Science" is the common element in everything we do.

Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine (doing business as Sequenom Laboratories), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sequenom, provides best-in-class laboratory testing services with a focus on prenatal and ophthalmological diseases and conditions. Our services include the market-leading MaterniT21® PLUS noninvasive prenatal laboratory-developed test intended for use in pregnant women at increased risk for fetal aneuploidies.

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