Scientific/ Technical Project Manager

New England Biolabs

New England Biolabs

IT, Operations
United States
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

New England Biolabs (NEB) is inviting applications for a scientific project manager to support and drive forward projects related to innovative next-generation sequencing products. Working in collaboration with a team of development scientists and a cross-functional product team, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and coordinating various aspects of the project from inception to commercialization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with representatives from development, production, and commercial teams, help define project scope, goals, and deliverables for new product development projects.

  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, schedules, and risk assessments.

  • Ensure project team members have the necessary resources and support.

  • Communicate regularly with project team members and internal stakeholders to provide updates, feedback, and guidance.

  • Monitor and evaluate the progress and performance of the projects, identifying and resolving issues or challenges that may arise.

  • Assist with technical challenges and benchwork as needed.

  • Ensure that projects comply with all relevant standards, regulations, and guidelines.

  • Support project closure activities, including lessons learned, feedback collection, and evaluation.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a scientific or technical field, such as biochemistry, biology, or chemistry. Exceptional candidates with a bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience will be considered.

  • Proven experience launching products or managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

  • Ability to take initiative.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks accordingly.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Previous experience with next-generation sequencing or molecular biology is desirable.

EEO Statement

New England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here.

Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here.

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