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Associate Project Manager

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Position Summary

The Associate Project Manager (APM), under minimal supervision, is responsible for tracking and managing projects with internal departments based on client requirements. The position requires a highly-motivated individual with outstanding customer and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively within Flagship’s team-based environment. The APM is considered a feeder role into the Project Manager I position.

Job Classification:  Full-time, Exempt

Reports to:  PMO Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage projects with low to medium degree of complexity, as assigned
  • Ensure assigned projects are delivered on-time and budget
  • Confirm project resources are in place and monitor resource utilization for assigned projects
  • Manage internal deadlines and hold project members accountable
  • Create and maintain project documentation per quality standards
  • Measure and document weekly project progression for internal stakeholders
  • Communicate progress internally via team updates and project tracker
  • Host meetings including, but not limited to, project kickoff, data presentations, milestone meetings, project close, and Lessons Learned
  • Act as liaison between project team and client during project fulfillment
  • Maintain relationships with third parties/vendors, as appropriate
  • Manage all amendments to project schedule and costs
  • Escalate project issues to project team members or Functional Management when needed
  • Monitor quality via client feedback and enforce service standards
  • Travel to Flagship’s partners, customer sites and scientific meetings on a limited basis (<10%), as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 0 to 2 years of relevant professional work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) at an intermediate level
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, especially in written work
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel to Flagship’s partners, customer sites and scientific meetings on a limited basis (<10%), as needed
  • Must be fluent in English, both verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Biological/Life Science
  • Work experience and/or relevant coursework in Life Sciences

 

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