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Danaher Corporation Project Manager II, Process Development Services in Boston, Massachusetts

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager II with Fast Trak Process Design & Validation Services to join the Project Management Office' U.S. team. In this role, and in collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs), you will lead multiple and sophisticated client-facing projects from start-to-finish while ensuring that critical KPI are consistently met.

Ideally, you will have extensive project management experience, preferable gained while working for a leading Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and possess expertise in various project management tools and continuous improvement.

  • Be responsible for all aspects of a process development project lifecycle including project chartering, project plan development, establishment of roles and responsibilities, resource and risk management, and problem solving.

  • Define project planning through established tools and standards.

  • Listen, understand, translate and document internal and external client requirements

  • Develop detailed process development proposals with input from SMEs, commercial, and legal teams

  • Establish and maintain project goals and success criteria that meets both Pall and client needs.

  • Evaluate planning and technical risk, act and ensure countermeasures are in place to enable the execution of project deliverables.

  • Follow-up, check, challenge, support, and keep the team accountable for assigned deliverables.

  • Organize, prepare, and lead weekly/bi-weekly project progress meetings with the client and ensure progress is consistently communicated to other internal partners.

  • Ensure that all accounts receivables are maintained at a level not to exceed planned working capital and completed achievements.

  • Maintain a technical understanding of the job performed by members of the technical team outside of your direct expertise

  • Consistently evaluate capacity utilization by reanalyzing team/equipment availability against project demands

Who you are

  • 6+ years of confirmed project management experience in life sciences with a bachelor's degree in a relevant field. PMP certification is a significant plus.

  • Problem solving - You don’t give up easily and love to find creative ways to solve exciting problems through strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Projects, capable of training junior members on standard methodology.

  • Managing project tasks through visual project management and daily management.

  • Demonstrated experience running sophisticated projects from start to finish while working closely with technical SMEs to meet key timelines.

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying project risks, problem solving, and implementation of successful countermeasures.

  • Experience evaluating the cost/benefit of shifts in project parameters that affect the timeline, budget, and/or scope to guide the team through the decision-making process.

  • Succinct communicator with excellent written and presentation skills

  • Proven track record in handling customer relationships and expectations to ensure alignment.

  • Demonstrated ability in effective resource utilization through strong people management, setting clear goals, and timelines

  • Determined to quickly resolve conflict within the project team

  • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of drug development and manufacturing – gained preferable from a leading CDMO

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.