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Position Summary

The Project Manager II, under very limited or no supervision, has primary responsibility for tracking and managing projects with internal departments based on client requirements. The projects may also include managing third party partners and cross‐functional internal operational improvident and R&D initiatives. 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 moderate degree of complexity and/or high priority projects, 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
  • Leadership: May assist in recruitment, training, and development of other team members
  • 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
  • 3 to 6 years of project management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) at an intermediate to 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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