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Danaher Corporation Senior Project Manager - Automation, Digital and Learning Solutions in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva 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.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The mission of the Automation, Digital, and Learning Solutions (AD&L) organization at Cytiva is to provide a steady stream of new products to meet and solve the challenges of our customers. The work is performed in project teams doing research, development, and support activities. Project teams consist of people from different line functions and include functions outside of the AD&L organization.

The AD&L portfolio consists of multiple projects which are executed in a cross functional global environment across North America, Europe, and Asia. Preferred location for this role will be Uppsala, Sweden.

What you’ll do

You will lead multiple related projects in the AD&L portfolio to deliver a product program using Cytiva’s New Product Development (NPD) stage-gate process and the Continuous Development (CD) stage-gate process for the AD&L business. You will work closely with members of the AD&L Operational Excellence PMO team, AD&L leaders, internal teams, and vendors to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close the projects that are assigned to you. You will be expected to learn and follow the appropriate Cytiva processes and utilize the standardized tools provided.

  • Responsible for the development, tracking, and management of project scope, schedule, costs, resource plans, issues and risks, as well as maintaining project and product quality for projects assigned.

  • Develop, forecast, and manage project financial budgets on a regular basis.

  • Ensure successful project integration management in AD&L, plan and monitor stakeholder management, provide clear and transparent project reporting for various audiences, lead reviews and seek approvals from identified stakeholders, and deliver effective communications on project activities.

  • Prioritize On Time To Market (OTTM), On Time Delivery or On Target Delivery (OTD) determined by the product launch requirements in the project plan.

  • Engage with internal teams and vendors, and provide guidance as required.

  • Participate in and/or lead Continuous Improvement activities and stay up to date with current trends in project management methodologies and tools.

Who you are

  • University degree with several years of relevant Project Management experience within the Biotechnology or Life Sciences sectors, and/or Project Management experience leading multiple engineering discipline teams.

  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills; including excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and enjoys teamwork.

  • Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of time.

  • Valid work permit for Sweden.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) PMP certification is preferred but not required.

Interview and selection will happen continuously.

Welcome in with your application!

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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