Project Manager – Ops – Personalis, Inc – Menlo Park, CA

Job ID: 6087
Job date: 2016-10-13

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Personalis is a genome-scale diagnostics company with a mission to pioneer genome guided medicine. Our priority is to obtain the most accurate genetic data from each sample, and then to draw the most reliable medically-focused conclusions from these. Our tests are based on whole human genome and exome sequencing, conducted in our state-of-the art laboratory. We analyze results utilizing proprietary databases, advanced human reference sequences, and sophisticated algorithms.Personalis Genome Services provides a vertically integrated solution from NGS sequencing to interpretation with a focus on providing superior, highly accurate results to researchers and clinicians. Our services support researchers engaging in large case-control and family-based genome studies of complex or Mendelian diseases and traits, pharmacogenomics, and cancer. Located in Menlo Park, CA, we are seeking a talented and highly motivated Project Manager to join our Team.SummaryLocated in Menlo Park, CA, Personalis is an exciting team-oriented company leading the field in genetic interpretation and analysis. Personalis is seeking a Scientific Project Manager to coordinate project planning and operations and to liaise with customers for project support. The Project Manager will ensure proper communication to drive the project through completion within timeline, quality, and budgetary constraints.Responsibilities

Serves as point of contact for internal teams and external customers.Coordinate logistics for biological sample procurement.Supports operations by using internal systems to perform quality control on data deliverables.Ensure 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/guidelines.Prepare, 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 deliverables.Provide continuous communications and project updates to stakeholders and will be in a customer facing position.Collaborates with service providers, serving as a primary point of contact for internal and external teams regarding progress on project/program goals.Proactively identifies issues and drives the team to find solutions. Develops contingency and troubleshooting plans as needed.

Requirements

Minimum of 5 years of experience combined between program/project management and product development and commercialization in a life sciences/biotechnical industry.Demonstrated knowledge of the overall workflow from sample procurement, through processing, analysis, results delivery, and customer follow-up.Working knowledge of methodologies in genomic sequencing, sample processing, sample management, and bioinformatics.Understanding of laboratory information systems (LIMS) related to sample processing and managementAbility 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 PowerPointExperience with project management software and Unix is a plus.Familiarity with CLIA/CAP/GLP requirements a plus.

Education / Experience

Bachelors and/or equivalent work experience is required. Advanced degree and working knowledge of NGS applications and assays is preferred.

Personalis is an equal opportunity employer. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements

Job Type: Full-time


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