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SENIOR IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER (5640)

Organization
QIAGEN
Job Location
REDWOOD CITY, CA
Job Description

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights. QIAGEN Bioinformatics is a recognized leader in biologist friendly analysis and interpretation solutions helping thousands of researchers and clinicians at hundreds of leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, diagnostic and clinical institutions worldwide to better understand the complex biological systems foundational to human health and disease. With a strong focus on our customers, QIAGEN has developed a loyal and passionate user base that is the core of the company’s success in the dynamic and evolving bioinformatics market.

 

As a clinical implementation project manager within the Content, Engineering and Operations Team, you will be the project owner for onboarding strategic clinical diagnostic laboratories to QIAGEN Clinical Insight.   You will work closely with new, existing and prospective customers to provide technical project management, resource coordination, implementation project planning, milestone management, gap analysis and requirements definition for committed capabilities. A customer service orientation is a key part of the role - setting realistic expectations, timely follow-up and resolution of issues.

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Manage implementation projects from deal close through development and into production. This includes understanding the deal framework well enough to enable system requirement definition and product gap identification with an eye to a quick transition to revenue generation 
  • Work with and provide leadership for the sales team, scientists, engineers and contractors working through development, deployment, customer acceptance and project completion 
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary support team and across business areas toward successful customer onboarding. Provide leadership and problem solving for the customer support, content and software development teams to this end 
  • Provide expertise in project planning and timeline development & management. Develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project following a logical pattern for utilization of resources 
  • Track and control progress, schedule and associated costs to achieve completion of project within time and budget. Coordinate work of multi-site teams and contractors working on various phases of the project 
  • Review all designs and validations to make sure that both contractual and customer expectations are managed to successful project completion 
  • Manage project risks, define mitigation plans, and report to stakeholders and upper management about progress and any necessary modifications of plans required 
Requirements
  • A passionate self-starter who is an organized project driver with a combination of business and technical knowledge who has a proven ability to kick-start new projects and see them through to successful completion 
  • Strong customer success orientation with great internal and external communication skills 
  • A strong project leader who is execution oriented, results driven, detailed, follows through, and has an ability to work effectively at all levels within the organization, customers and partners 
  • Experience managing several projects and priorities 
  • Highly effective organization, negotiation, coordination, and presentation skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the phone, online, and in person working with both technical and non-technical personnel 
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills 
  • Experience writing scope statements 
  • Previous experience successfully managing complex software implementation / integration projects 
  • Understanding of the molecular diagnostics marketplace, next generation sequencing (NGS) and/or bioinformatics 
  • Very desirable to have an understanding system integration technologies, APIs and workflow / LIMS systems 
  • Scientific/ Technical MS or PhD with track-record of project management success 
  • Located in San Francisco Bay Area 
  • 20% travel 
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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