Senior Program Manager

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc.
Job Location
3 Trask Lane
Danvers, MA 01923
commensurate with experience
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Program Manager to join our Product Development team.

The mission of the Program & Portfolio Management Team is to ensure the products progress through the CST development workflow according to service level agreements.


Expected Outcomes:

  • Product release volumes at or above targets
  • Cycle times consistent with service-level agreements as a function of priority
  • Product development investments consistent with strategic targets established in collaboration with Marketing


Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that the progression of new projects through the development workflow is managed according to service level agreements for the “Growth Track” of project portfolio
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and complete information associated with new product development projects is being captured in CST’s systems (ARM/PLM/PDP)
  • Responsible for generating comprehensive analytics and reports for products associated with the Growth portfolio
  • Ownership for cross-functional touch points governing new product development (Development, Production, Marketing, & Sales)
  • Serves as a Project Management lead for various cross-functional process improvement initiatives at CST, including those associated with PLM improvements
  • Responsible for ensuring Development processes comply with quality and regulatory requirements, as appropriate


Key Success Metrics:

  • Service-level agreements met as a function of Growth Track and specific target priority score
  • Overall development cycle time objectives met as a function of Track and target priority
  • Investment targets met as a function of Research Area
  • Product Vitality 1 targets met


Core Competencies for Success:


Business Process Excellence

Possesses a practical understanding of the CST product development process including all cross-functional touchpoints. Utilizes continuous improvement methodologies including Kaizen, and business management tools including Lean and Six Sigma. Identifies and champions opportunities for process improvements in order to deliver improved profitability, sustainability, and/or an enhanced customer experience


Relationship Building

Strong influencing skills. Collaborates well with others. Builds effective business relationships. Fosters teamwork and collaboration. Works well with different personalities and their different motivations. Uses tact and diplomacy when disagreeing with others. Communicates with business partners at all levels regularly and in a timely manner. Listens openly to others. Adjusts own language and style to ensure others understand his/her messages.


Analytical Ability

Demonstrates the ability to think through and solve both simple and complex product development challenges through the systematic analysis of relevant information and drawing informed conclusions. Effectively applies logical thinking to gather and analyze portfolio data, including new product revenue metrics, and cycle-time metrics for products in development.


About Our Organization

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools.  As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies.  We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

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