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Project Manager, Research and Development - Anandia 

On any given day, you’ll be doing one or all of these things:

  • Coordinate dozens of R&D projects to ensure that objectives of the projects are accomplished on time, while meeting the overall goals of the project portfolio;
  • Assess incoming client requests to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects;
  • Liaise with management to define project objectives and priorities;
  • Establish work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project, and arrange for requirement or assignment of project personnel;
  • Liaise with business development to gather information for project pipeline;
  • Work with QA and Operations to ensure smooth transitions between all stages of the project plans;
  • May manage sub-contractors and their workforce;
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required;
  • Prepare project reports for management, client, or others;
  • Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems;
  • Identify any risks within the project plans and manage them appropriately;
  • Gather metrics for project performance analysis;
  • Identify and help plan to fill gaps in equipment and instrumentation necessary for R&D projects;
  • Address problems and resolve conflicts in a timely manner and facilitate the process for the project team members;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology, or other relevant scientific discipline. 
  • 2+ years project management experience;
  • Project Management certification, PMP, Agile, CAPM all considered assets;
  • Successful candidate must be able to use all forms of communication to successfully liaise with project teams, locally and outside of Vancouver;
  • Ability to work in the “give and take” of a team environment;
  • Experience with project management software program and/or collaboration tools (MS Project, Smartsheet, Jira, etc..) will be useful;
  • Ability to work independently, on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Flexibility to work in dynamic and ambiguous environments. Ability to pivot in response to rapidly changing priorities under the demands of business conditions and deadlines.

 


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