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Scientific project manager

Personalis, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Edison, NJ posted December 14, 2019.

Personalis, Inc.

is a dynamic venture-backed company founded out of Stanford pioneering precision medicine by developing, cutting-edge NGS genomic solutions for immuno-oncology, cancer, and inherited disease.

Based in Menlo Park, CA, Personalis’ patented ACE platform (Accuracy and Content Enhanced) provides an integrated, innovative, high accuracy technological solution from NGS sequencing to interpretation for precision medicine applications.

The ACE Platform forms the technological basis for enabling Personalis’ leading products for immuno-oncology, cancer diagnostics. You will work with a world-class, dynamic team of bioinformatics scientists, software engineers, laboratory scientists, assay developers, product managers, and clinicians applying our cutting-edge cancer and immuno-oncology solutions to plan, manage, analyze, and interpret impactful collaborative R&D projects.

Your work will contribute to a new generation of genomics based precision medicine products in immuno-oncology and cancer clinical trials, diagnostics, and therapeutics being used by pharma, biotech, hospitals and clinicians.Located in Menlo Park, CA, we are seeking a talented and highly motivated Senior Scientific Project Manager to join our Team.SummaryThe Senior Scientific Project Manager will coordinate project planning and operations and to liaise with customers for project support.

The Senior Scientific Project Manager will work closely with the Laboratory Operations team to keep customers and internal stakeholders up to date regarding the timeline and quality of ongoing projects and then drive the completion of these projects.ResponsibilitiesServes as point of contact for internal teams and external customersCoordinate logistics for biological sample procurementSupports operations by using internal systems to perform quality control on data deliverablesEnsure that projects remain on schedule and within budget, are appropriately resourced, and meet quality standards according to SOPs, GLP, CLIA and/or other Regulatory requirements/guidelinesPrepare, edit, and update project timelines and documentation (i.e.

required forecasting, budget, deliverables, reports, agendas, minutes, tracking sheets, etc.) to ensure successful execution and completion of outlined deliverablesProvide continuous communications and project updates to stakeholders and will be in a customer facing positionCollaborates with service providers, serving as a primary point of contact for internal and external teams regarding progress on project/program goalsProactively identifies issues and drives the team to find solutions.

Develops contingency and troubleshooting plans as neededRequirementsMinimum of 2 years of project management experience in the life sciences/biotech industry (e.g.

CRO or Academia)Demonstrated knowledge of the overall workflow from sample procurement, through processing, analysis, results delivery, and customer follow-up.Experience in biological sample management.Understanding of laboratory information systems (LIMS) related to sample processing and management Ability to prioritize, and analyze workflows for results.

Good time management, decision-making, presentation, and organization skills required.Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with all levels both within and outside the company in order to establish credibility with professionals on the project and functional teams.Proven ability/expertise to influence internal teams and outside service providers to achieve project goals.Strong computer proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, Tableau, R or other statistical packages and SQL or other database systemsExperience with project management software and Unix is a plus.Familiarity with CLIA/CAP/GLP requirements a plus.Education / ExperienceBachelor’s degree in life sciences or related field graduate degree preferredPersonalis is an equal opportunity employer.

Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.