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Waters Clinical Business Project Manager in Milford, Massachusetts

In Clinical Diagnostics, Waters has leading LC-MS technologies, which are already used for many applications including therapeutic drug monitoring, newborn screening, and endocrinology.

With the growth in precision medicine, it is an exciting time for LC-MS in clinical diagnostics. For 10+ years, PCR-NGS techniques have been widely used for clinical diagnostics. Clinicians now want a real-time understanding of disease states, requiring a more complete picture of proteins, lipids, and steroids. LC-MS based assays are critical to provide this level of insight with their analytical specificity, sensitivity, and capacity to analyze simultaneously multiple analytes.

Reporting to the Head of R&D of Clinical Business, the Project Manager will join a passionate, agile team to develop innovative solutions to address high unmet needs and establish Waters as the leader in clinical LC-MS diagnostics markets.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to successfully execute the R&D projects and new product introductions that provide end-to-end clinical mass spectrometry solutions for critical therapeutic areas including endocrinology, toxicology, oncology etc.

  • Implement project management methodologies, processes, and tools to deliver the R&D projects and new product introductions on target.

  • To lead diverse, multi-functional teams in the execution of complex global projects that deliver products consisting of fully integrated systems and IVD reagent kits.

  • Responsible for all aspects of Project Management for Product Delivery from concept to benefit realization within scope, managing schedule and budget and keeping key management stakeholders appraised on project status.

  • Proactively utilize project management best practices to ensure adequate planning, monitoring, controls and risk management activities are conducted.

  • Coordinate with professional functions to provide holistic approach that includes all factors pertinent to the project success e.g. legal, commercial, financial, health & safety, operations.

  • Manage all projects within the appropriate Waters governance framework and Lifecycle management processes.

  • Manage relationships with third parties and other external collaborators, tracking work and communicating accordingly.

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading and managing large complicated (multifaceted) IVD projects.

  • A recognized project management qualification (e.g. PMP) with a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in leading teams and delivering projects.

  • Expert knowledge of the project lifecycle, techniques, appropriate methodologies and approaches (e.g. Agile, waterfall).

  • Ability to drive collaboration and decision making through the development of a strong team dynamic to foster alignment and commitment to shared goals and responsibilities.

  • Exceptional and well-practiced communication (verbal, written, listening), inter-personal and influencing skills at various levels of the organization.

  • Confident in effectively communicating and reaching agreement with stakeholders as well as navigating ambiguous, changeable, and complex environments to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Ability to distill and present complex data to inform and influence a wide range of stakeholders.

Key Skills:

  • IVD and Medical Device Project Management

  • Continuous Process Improvement

  • Deep understanding of Waters’ clinical products

  • Clear communicator

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective collaboration & networking skills

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

Project manager, project management, IVD, In-Vitro Diagnostics, Clinical Project management, PMP, Medical Device, Process Improvement, R&D, Research and Development, therapeutics, drug monitoring, newborn screening, endocrinology, LC/MS

Company Name: Waters Division

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