The Project Management Specialist (PMS) is responsible for assisting with communicating project status and overall progress to project leaders and to the Program Management Office.
The PMS will assemble written plans, track project performance and completion, assist with creating meeting minutes, project agendas, track milestones, maintain a financial landscape of the project, and estimate project delays.
The PMS will be expected to quickly develop a working knowledge of QIAGEN’s project methodology and related processes. The PMS will be designated as an electronic knowledge manager and be responsible for assigned project’s online work space, ensuring that documentation, structure, and appropriate access is maintained.
The PMS will monitor alignment with other project plans and project objectives. The PMS will assist with analyzing project exceptions, calculating costs for delay, ensure adequate resource allocation and will assist project leaders with project definition and initiation, including producing project timelines for new projects.
Main responsibilities :
Serve as the online workspace administrator for assigned projects.
Maintain project timelines, track project deliverables and milestones for assigned projects.
Create project / portfolio reports.
Analyze project for exceptions, resource leveling, timeliness, and cost and map project alignment within the project portfolio.
Crete meeting minutes, project agendas, and overall project communication. Track project deliverables and milestones.
Serve as a project management mentor, and assist with implementing and training individuals and or teams on specific project management techniques.
BA / BS in the Biology, Chemistry or Engineering discipline desired.
2 years’ experience in similar role.
Experience in supporting or leading project teams.
Very good knowledge of English language.
Operations exposure in an IVD, medical device, life sciences or related industry preferred.
Project management certification (e.g., PMP, Prince 2, etc.) or practical knowledge of corresponding project methods a plus.
Experience with project / portolio management systems / software a plus.
Attention to details.
Ability to strive in fast paced environment.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Willingness to travel (5%).