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Staff Program Manager, Life Sciences Solutions, Austin REQ# 143384BR

Organization
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
US - Texas - Austin
Austin, TX 73301
United States
Salary
Competitve base salary based upon background, experience & education
Benefits

Comprehensive benefits & bonus package

Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.


Requirements

How will you make an impact?

By leading collaborative cross-functional teams to define and deliver commitments: demonstrating feasibility for new technologies, commercializing new products, or improving on-market products, all using our stage-gate or iterative processes to deliver to the agreed scope, schedule, and budget, while managing execution, risks, trade-offs, expectations, and communications.


What will you do?

  • You’ll lead programs and projects, negotiating trade-offs, determining and committing to the right scope, schedule, and budget to deliver winning business results.
  • You’ll drive and track all day-to-day project work, making sure that problems are rapidly identified and resolved, applying state-of-the-art project management tools and techniques to deliver on commitments and in some instances adhere to specific regulatory requirements.
  • You’ll lead project communications and phase approval reviews, providing clear and concise written and verbal communication to all levels of the project team and stakeholders, and tailoring style to a broad range of audiences and situations.

How will you get here?
Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or Life Science required; PMP certification, advanced leadership training, MS, MBA or Ph.D. preferred.
  • 11+ years of life science or medical device product development and 6+ years technical project management experience required; experience with genetic analysis technologies and in-vitro diagnostics preferred.
  • Fluent in English.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Intrinsically motivated, accountable, and committed to professional development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator; exceptional relationship builder.
  • Effective at influencing and leading without direct authority.
  • Ability to lead and drive complex decisions and solve problems.
  • Strong product development technical and business expertise.

 

About Our Organization

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

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