Project Manager I

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Position Summary

The Project Manager I, under minimal direct supervision, has primary responsibility for tracking and managing projects with internal departments based on client requirements. The position requires a highly-motivated individual with outstanding customer and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively within Flagship’s team-based environment.

Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: PMO Manager

Essential Job Functions

•  Manage projects with low to medium degree of complexity, as assigned
•  Ensure assigned projects are delivered on-time and budget
•  Confirm project resources are in place and monitor resource utilization for assigned projects
•  Manage internal deadlines and hold project members accountable
•  Create and maintain project documentation per quality standards
•  Measure and document weekly project progression for internal stakeholders
•  Communicate progress internally via team updates and project tracker
•  Host meetings including, but not limited to, project kickoff, data presentations, milestone meetings, project close, and Lessons Learned
•  Act as liaison between project team and client during project fulfillment
•  Maintain relationships with third parties/vendors, as appropriate
•  Manage all amendments to project schedule and costs
•  Escalate project issues to project team members or Functional Management when needed
•  Monitor quality via client feedback and enforce service standards
•  Travel to Flagship’s partners, customer sites and scientific meetings on a limited basis (<10%), as needed
•  Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

•  Bachelor’s degree
•  1 to 4 years of project management experience
•  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) at an intermediate or advanced level
•  Excellent organizational skills
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Attention to detail, especially in written work
•  Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
•  Ability to travel to Flagship’s partners, customer sites and scientific meetings on a limited basis (<10%), as needed
•  Must be fluent in English, both verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor’s degree in a Biological/Life Science
•  Project Management experience in a service organization

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