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Cedars-Sinai Project Manager - Precision Biomarker Labs in Los Angeles, California

Join us as a Project Manager and release the power of precise proteomics!

The newly formed Precision Biomarkers Laboratory at Cedar-Sinai is a proteomic biomarker discovery, development and commercialization services provider that aims to use proteomics to help realize the potential of precision medicine. Cedars-Sinai Precision Biomarker Laboratories expedites the launch of your breakthrough drugs and diagnostic products by integrating novel proteomic methods and translational capabilities to advance clinically relevant biomarkers. To learn more, please visit: Precision Biomarker Laboratories | Cedars-Sinai (cedars-sinai.edu) .

The Project Manager will lead assigned projects from initiation to delivery, including project definition, assignment of responsibilities, organizing project teams, setting deadlines, and monitoring expenses. You will lead all or most phases of the project and resources, utilizing industry standard project management tools and techniques. Ensures that all phases of the project are completed per project timeline and budget. In collaboration with key stakeholders this role identifies and resolves obstacles to completing projects on time and within budget.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with all key stakeholders to lead the deployment and completion of all aspects and stages of the project assigned.

  • Organizes project teams, assigns responsibilities, develops project timeline, and determines resource requirements.

  • Ensures requirements are led and delivered per project timeline, and identifies and mitigates potential risks for implementation.

  • Partners with leadership to assess, track and resolve risks.

  • Develops and documents plans that ensure all necessary preparation, execution tasks and dependencies are identified and included.

  • Ensures that necessary resources and skills are allocated for project success.

  • Assesses needs, evaluates solutions, makes recommendations, and advances to senior leaders/key stakeholders, if needed.

  • Responsible for the oversight of functional project team, including partnering closely with subject matter professionals to help gather, assess and track project deliverables. Hold project teams accountable for project deliverables, resolves issues and conflicts, and calls out resource or budget issues.

  • Provides cross-functional solution direction and guidance, including aiding in resolving any conflicting project decisions.

  • Discusses business case scenarios, presents to senior management and guides team(s) on implementing the best solution through consensus building.

  • Operates as a full cross-functional leader/member of the project team by supporting project leadership and other team members with resolving obstacles, ensuring collaboration between teams, and providing project updates and communication.

  • Creates and/or reviews project communications and updates in partnership with project leadership. Ensures an effective change management strategy is developed and implemented.

  • May be responsible for leading budget, costing, timing and other resources including vendor management, staffing and/or deliverables to ensure utilization within the project guidelines.

  • Responsible for implementing later phase solutions, if applicable.

  • Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with partners and/or client groups

  • Ensures practices and procedures are inclusive of interpersonal and cultural diversity

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED, required. Bachelor's Degree in Health Care, Business Administration, or related field, preferred.

Experience and Skillset:

  • Five (5) years experience in Program or Project Management, Project support and/or leadership experience, required.

  • Ability to communicate complex and functionally challenging concepts.

  • Encourage and foster participation/collaboration among individuals and groups.

  • Ability to initiate, plan, design, execute, and monitor project(s).

  • Application of knowledge information software and/or hardware to provide solutions and/or support.

  • Effectively use software applications and operate technological devices (e.g., computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.).

  • Ability to communicate expectations and priorities, and clarify roles and responsibilities.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of accounting principles to create, monitor or operate to budget(s).

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), preferred.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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