Senior Project Manager (Biopharma, NPD)

    • Danaher Corporation
  • Marlborough, MA
  • Posted 34 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Life sciences
Project costing
Cost reduction
Program management
Change management
Product development
Project management
Mechanical engineering
Cell culture
ISO 13485
Resource allocation
Cost estimation
Computer hardware
Regulatory Compliance

Job Details

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us - working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity - so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This is a HYBRID position based out of the Marlborough, Massachusetts site.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for New Product Introductions (NPIs) and development projects to support growth of the business. In addition, this position is accountable for achieving quality objectives, creating/meeting development schedules and project budgets, as well as communicating program status and escalating issues when appropriate to facilitate transparency. A non-exhaustive list of responsibilities would be as follows:
  • Utilize MS project to develop & manage comprehensive program & project plans, including timelines, milestones, project cost tracking and resource allocations.
  • Collaborate with program sponsors, cross-functional teams, and other assigned project resources to plan, develop, optimize and execute scope, deliverables, resources, work plans, budgets, and schedules for new product introductions and R&D development projects.
  • Lead and execute cross functional project teams on programs involving single use consumables/hardware systems, filtration and/or cost reduction projects with responsibility for timely completion within budget
  • Mentor and provide guidance as MS Project SME on best practices for setting up MS project for program management and delivery for PMO team.
  • Drive and facilitate project work ensuring that necessary decisions to reach business objectives are made and effected.
  • Analyze, manage and optimize project plans, product/project risk, project budgets, and resources/task assignments
  • Effectively facilitate cross-functional decision making to deliver effective and timely results
  • Ensure compliance with all QMS requirements
  • Maintain organizational standards of quality and performance while e nsuring compliance with Finance, Legal, Sourcing, EHS and other internal functional support processes
  • Suggest and drive best practice sharing, application of tools, change management
  • Identify and share best practices, application of tools and ways of working for NPI product development with project management colleagues.

Who you are
  • Bachelor's Degree required. Prefer MS Degree in chemistry, bioprocessing, life science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline
  • Professional Project Management - PMP or equivalent (e.g. certified by PMI , Program Management Institute) certification highly preferred.
  • Prefer 3+ years relevant project management execution experience in industries with strong PMP principles enforcement (Aviation, defense etc) preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring of cross-functional project teams and an ability to drive project design plans to completion on time and within budget.
  • Experience in one or more: cell culture, media development, bio-processing, life science, as well as familiarity with ISO 13485
  • Experience and thorough understanding of NPI product development stage gate frameworks in a regulated environment.
  • Proficient with project management principles (e.g., resource allocation, cost estimation, risks analysis) & project management tools and applications software to manage complex project timelines.
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills for driving closure on product/program-related decisions/issues.
  • Proven ability to lead collaborative global and cross-functional teams and relationships in a matrixed organization.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

This job is also eligible for bonincentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.




At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow's science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what's next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit .

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