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Associate Project Manager


Mid Level


Not defined

27 Dec → 26 Jan

The Jackson Laboratory

Bar Harbor, ME, USA

About Company

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
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Job Description

As a leader in the search for cures for human disease, the Jackson Laboratory is looking a Project Manager to work with clients in supporting their research needs!

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interprets what customer’s needs and goals and ensures proper selection of service type.
  • Creates and distributes formal, accurate, and tailored project summaries, according to customer-specific time tables.
  • Anticipates possible problems or inconsistencies and drives mid-course changes and corrections in order to avoid customer dissatisfaction or cost overruns.
  • In conjunction with Project Scientists, Technical Information Services, Study Directors and other subject matter experts, presents and explains to customers various options (work flows) for performing project work.
  • Initiates new or renewed JAX Services projects. Supports quotation tracking processes and report generation.
  • Coordinates and tracks progress on projects, updating all required databases as needed and anticipates possible problems or inconsistencies and drives mid-course changes and corrections in order to avoid customer dissatisfaction or cost overruns.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • BS degree in Life Science and 2 years of experience managing projects in customer facing role or 10+ years working in a Research or Biotech environment in a project role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication practices in a high-profile environment requiring discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to successful completion.
  • Proven ability to organize time effectively and work under time constraints, meet deadlines and prioritize work.
  • Proficiency with a variety of software tools including MS Office software, laboratory information management databases, Collaboration software such as Sharepoint; and ERP and CRM.
  • Ability to travel 10%.

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Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume!

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