About the role
We are looking to recruit a project manager with a scientific background. This role will report into the head of new product development in Hangzhou. Using his/her knowledge and experience, he/she will project manage the lab based activities of a large-scale project which will include multiple stakeholders.
The job is based at our Abcam (Hangzhou) site but the job holder will work closely with other project stakeholders in other global locations to deliver the project to strict timelines.
Roles & responsibilities
Responsible for project management of a large-scale project.
Identify and establish a working project team that enables the project to move forwards. Chair regular project meetings and provide minutes to key stakeholders.
Establish a clear communication plan for the project and interact with cross functional groups in a productive, collaborative manner.
Ensure project plans (with clearly defined project risks, scope, goals and trackers) are established with input from key stakeholders and provide regular project status and metrics updates. Maintain an up-to-date project plan continuously checking project deliverables against budget.
Guide direction and agreement on key decisions and deliverables. Raise issues to senior stakeholders as required.
Influence project members to ensure timely delivery of the project deliverables.
Our ideal candidate will have a project management background, with experience of working within the life sciences industry, and a MSc or PhD in biological science or equivalent experience. Although a formal project management qualification would be advantageous (such as Prince 2), it is not essential. You will have some experience of managing and delivering large scale projects with multiple stakeholders.
Experienced in using antibody reagents and a strong scientific understanding of antibody validation techniques such as WB, IHC, ICC, flow is preferable.
You will be highly organized, be comfortable working to deadlines and prioritizing different aspects of the project. You will be able to work independently and have outstanding attention to detail.
If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!