1+ months

Sr. Project Manager

FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin 53711

FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics, Inc in Madison, WI is recruiting for a Sr. Project Manager to provide project management leadership across our life science research and development products and therapeutic programs.   Successful candidates will have a strong basis of experience and demonstrated project management success, along with the desire to be inspired to support the development of iPSC-based life science products and tools, and therapeutics programs.  We aspire to improve the quality of life for patients through our efforts.  In return we provide development and support to enhance your career.  

In this role you will provide overall project management leadership and oversight.  Plan, lead, and coordinate program and project activities to support the operational success of a variety of multiple projects across the company.   Work within and across cross-functional teams of research and development, product management, operations management, and support function professionals with the goal of advancing research, business, and operations tools and products.   Develop project plans timelines, and budgets to ensure overall goals are accomplished in alignment with business objectives providing insights to management and stakeholders, while addressing impediments to success, facilitate course corrections where required.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Plan and coordinate multiple and cross-functional projects from feasibility to delivery, ensuring accomplishment of desired scope, timeline, and quality.
  2. Lead cross-functional teams to execute on project tasks to include effective creation and management of timelines, project deliverables, milestones, required tasks, budgets, resources, risks, and project objectives.
  3. Establish, track, and manage project schedule/critical path activities, status reporting, and resource plan development to ensure projects are completed on time, on-schedule and within budget.
  4. Identify and facilitate solutions to problems, bottle necks, deviations, risks, and changes that could lead to planning conflicts, project delays or cost changes.
  5. Organize and lead project meetings, including recording meeting minutes, tracking key decisions and action items, preparing meeting agendas, coordinating external and internal team activities, and disseminating project information.
  6. Ensure team members understand project objectives, specifications, deliverables, timelines, and tasks through ongoing clear, concise communication managing project interdependencies.
  7.  Manage project budgets.
  8. Consult with internal and external project sponsors and review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding, allotment of resources and procedures for accomplishing projects.
  9.  Coordinate commitment to project scope and timelines from the project leaders, teams, relevant stakeholders, and external partners.
  10. Present status reports on project activities, timelines and deviations to management and stakeholders, identifying and escalating issues when critical risks arise to identify course correction and ensure progress.
  11. Develop, train, and provide guidance project management staff as required.
  12. Follow established project management practices, including management of scope, requirements, issues, and risks.
  13. Ensure project compliance with Quality Management System, and regulatory practices and requirements.
  14. Other job functions as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, life science, information technology, or related field. 
  • 5 years of broad-based project/program management experience with demonstrated record of accomplishment and delivering results
  • 2 years of experience leading high-level complex teams in life-sciences, pharma, or medical device company.
  • Demonstrated ability in tracking and reporting responsibilities, with demonstrated achievements and progressive responsibilities ideally with experience in developing and launching drug products/therapies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple projects with changing priorities and competing demands.
  • Demonstrated proficiency to balance cost, quality and schedule constraints while escalating issues as needed.
  • Demonstrated and effective communications/presentations, influence, outcomes, facilitation, and teamwork skills.
  • Success working in a cross-functional environment with competing priorities while driving for successful outcomes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs, such as Visio, PowerPoint and all Microsoft Office tools.
  • Extensive understanding of program and project management processes, principles, and methodologies.
  • Fundamental knowledge of financial modeling and data analysis.
  • Project Management, Six Sigma, or equivalent certification. 
  • Occasional and overnight travel – 10%.
  • Able to work at computer for extended periods of time.


Posted: 2021-10-26 Expires: 2021-12-10

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