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Program Manager

Company: Luminex
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Luminex, a DiaSorin Company is seeking dedicated and talented individuals with a proactive and positive 'can-do' attitude to join our team. If changing the diagnostic landscape and revolutionizing patient care sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we invite you to apply today! Together, we can help healthcare providers improve patient outcomes, and tackle the world's most pressing health issues. You can learn more about our values, mission, and vision by visiting our website

The Program Manager leads and executes complex strategic programs, taking full responsibility for content, timeline and communication for all projects within each program. Develops and updates schedules, organizes and leads related meetings, coordinates with functional departments, applies problem solving/critical thought techniques to projects/programs, and communicates with senior management on project status. In conjunction with the PMO leadership, the Program Manager is accountable for strategic project decisions within the platform/program. Directs teams, serves as a communicator between the team and senior leadership, and champions their programs to the wider organization. Partners with function heads to create and monitor budgets for each program/project and presents updates or changes to senior management.

What you will do

  • Serves as the platform/program lead along with the functional leads assigned to Core Teams. Guides teams through the Innovation processes and maintain a sense of urgency in accomplishing deliverables.
  • Identifies creative solutions for resolving issues and project hurdles, planning and facilitating core team meetings, tracking project progress through formal and informal channels, ensuring cross-functional linkage and communication, and providing organizational visibility and accountability for project status and progress
  • Schedules, facilitates and provides regular updates to the team and stakeholders as needed. This includes the generation and execution of presentations throughout the organization up to and including executive management.
  • Initiates Core Team membership changes as required. Negotiates team staffing assignments with Functional Managers as required to keep project on schedule.
  • Proactively monitors and records project risks, communicating potential problems to senior management and facilitates implementation of mitigation as needed.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental and project budgets; assists with cost/benefit analysis
  • Independent contributions as needed to ensure the success of the project
  • Manages one of more Project Manager
  • Other duties as assigned Education Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree BS/BA in life sciences or related technology studies required Experience Qualifications
      • 7+ Years Project Management experience required
      • 1+ Years Program Management experience preferred
      • 1+ Years Previous experience in the field of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or life sciences preferred Training and Skills
        • Demonstrated expertise in leading through credibility and influence rather than direct authority (High proficiency)
        • Certification in Project Management or demonstrated experience working on complex projects (High proficiency)
        • Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision making skills (High proficiency)
        • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment (High proficiency)
        • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management. (High proficiency)
        • Executive presence, with effective delivery and presentation (High proficiency)
        • Ability to influence, gain alignment and control meetings (High proficiency)
        • Recognize potential risks and understand when to escalate and/or when to take ownership of implementing actions to avoid risk (High proficiency)
        • Highly organized with proven time management and prioritization skills (High proficiency)
        • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail (High proficiency)
        • Ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines (High proficiency)
        • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision (High proficiency)
        • Understands business priorities and impacts (Medium proficiency) Licenses and Certifications
          • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)-PMI preferred Travel Requirements
            • 20% Domestic Travel Luminex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, citizenship status, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or any other protected characteristic or category protected by applicable law.

              Other details
              • Job Family US
              • Pay Type Salary
              • Employment Indicator Regular

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Keywords: Luminex, Austin , Program Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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