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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Staff Program Manager in South San Francisco, California

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.

What will you do?

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.

How will you make an impact?

You’ll lead complex 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 innovative 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.

  • 10+ years of life science or medical device product development and 5+ years technical project management experience required; experience with genetic analysis technologies and in-vitro diagnostics preferred.

  • Proficient in English.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Intrinsically motivated, accountable, and committed to professional development.

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator; outstanding 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.

Our global team of more than 80,000 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. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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