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Danaher Corporation Project Manager (New Product Development) Diagnostics in Solna, Sweden

Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics' company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. In our facilities in Solna we develop and manufacture diagnostics tests that improve patient outcome all over the world.

This past year, our Solna site has expanded and doubled in size, and we are now continuing our journey of growth in search of a Project Manager for our New Product Development.

The role

In this role you will get the opportunity to lead and coordinate all phases of global and cross-functional program or portfolios for assays and reagents from inception through completion. Team-working with scientists, engineers and many other functions in a matrix organization to gather technical knowledge and expertise for driving the projects will be key for success. There are two major aspects of the role:

Project management

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and achievements from a customer as well as organizational perspective

  • Define, measure and communicate project progress to leadership functions.

  • Identify, prevent and manage risks

  • Supervise and ensure timely delivery of project achievements

  • Develop full scale project plan including project tasks and resource requirements

Organizational development

  • Participate in development and continuous improvement on ways of working for project execution and talent development

  • Participate in strategic initiatives to strengthen competencies

  • Contribute to improvement and implementation of cross functional internal processes

  • Act as a resource and mentor to less experienced colleagues


We believe that the ideal candidate has an academic degree within Life Sciences or Engineering, with 3-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a medical device or biotechnology company. This in combination with proven leadership strengths, having worked in an environment where you have had to showcase problem-solving and finding innovative solutions to project execution, will set you up for best possible success in this role. The role will also require

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Project, Power Point, Visio, Outlook, Excel) is required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated competencies in team building, influencing, and team management.

  • Comfortable addressing and communicating with cross-functional groups at multiple levels of corporate structure.

  • Strong in decision-making.

  • Proficient in English, preferably also Swedish.

Preferred requirements:

  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003

What we offer

We offer to be a part of an international, fast-paced and fast-growing, but yet friendly and diverse company, where we find it meaningful to go to work. We take ownership in caring for our employees, and also offer a wide range of benefits, which include a competitive salary, additional days of leave, a fitness grant, a local gym, etc. Together we work hard to make a difference!

We are interviewing continuously, so make sure to submit your CV today so that we can get to know you!

About Danaher

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

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Operating Company: Cepheid