Staff Program Manager - PMT

Illumina   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


8 - 10 years

Posted 75 days ago

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A Staff Project Manager for on-market platform programs with a multidisciplinary technical scope.


  • Leads and/or support projects specific to the Arrays platform management team
  • Provides management and leadership skills to drive execution on project goals
  • Leads the project planning activities including definition of scope, identification of keys task and production of detailed timelines with duration, dependencies, critical path, and milestones
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting appropriate methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Networks with internal personnel in a matrixed organization to balance priorities and optimize execution
  • Applies best practices and knowledge of internal/external business challenges to improve products
  • Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives for the PMO function with specific focus on on-market projects


  • Expert at project scheduling using MS Project, including dependencies and critical path determination and optimization
  • Accomplished at resource scheduling and loading
  • Understands product development lifecycles and on-market management of products
  • Able to communicate effectively at most levels of the organization
  • Basic understanding of the principles of Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • Command of many topics in the PM Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Familiar with genetic sequencing principles and sequencing devices
  • Familiar with FDA and CE-IVD regulated product development processes
  • Able to work independently, receiving little to no instruction on day-to-day work
  • Consistently demonstrates advanced maturity and emotional intelligence

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and typically a minimum of 8 years of product development experience in a regulated industry with 4 years as a project manager
  • Typically requires a current PMP certification