Project Manager

Job Location
Northbrook, IL 60062
Job Description

The Program Management Office is responsible for interfacing with multiple departments within the organization to oversee and assist in the product development process to ensure compliance with the design control process.  This position will be integral in helping to drive timelines for new product development and commercialization.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, well-organized individual who is excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The Project Manager will be expected to lead project-specific cross-functional core teams with a focus on design control activities. 

  1. B.S. or equivalent in life sciences

  2. 2-5 years in project management in a regulated environment, IVD experience preferred

  3. Successful track record in managing timelines and budget

  4. Strong leadership skills

  5. Knowledge of Quality Systems Regulations

  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  7. Ability to prioritize and multitask across multiple projects

  8. Experience in use of project management software a plus

  9. Can-do attitude with a willingness to go the extra mile to assure project success

  10. Experience working in a FDA regulated environment is a plus

  11. U.S. citizenship required; or proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. on an unrestricted basis, upon hire

About Our Organization

Nanosphere is dedicated to enhancing medicine by providing targeted molecular diagnostic tests that can lead to earlier disease detection, optimal patient treatment and improved healthcare economics. 

Our platform, the Verigene® System, enables clinicians to rapidly identify and treat the bacteria and viruses responsible for some of the most complex, costly and deadly infectious diseases.

Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, Nanosphere was founded in 1999 based upon technology developed at Northwestern University by Dr. Robert Letsinger and Dr. Chad Mirkin. In 2007, Nanosphere went public (NASDAQ: NSPH), and has remained committed to continued scientific discovery and innovation with more than 175 patents to its name.


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