We have partnered with our client in their search for a Project Manager specializing in LIMS implementations. In this role you will be tasked with leading the LabVantage LIMS integration for our client. This role demands a strong blend of project management expertise and comprehensive knowledge of laboratory operations, particularly within the pharmaceutical sector or related fields. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record in steering LIMS projects, with a strong emphasis on LabVantage platforms.
Orchestrate the entire implementation process of the LabVantage LIMS for the client, including the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing stages.
Work closely with client's laboratory and IT stakeholders to delineate project objectives, deliverables, scope, and timelines in accordance with their specific needs.
Conduct meticulous requirements gathering to ensure the LabVantage LIMS aligns with the client's regulatory compliance standards and business objectives.
Devise a comprehensive project plan, tracking progress meticulously and adapting to project evolutions as necessary.
Oversee project financials, ensuring optimal allocation of resources and attainment of financial objectives.
Facilitate the seamless integration of the LabVantage LIMS with existing client systems, liaising with internal IT teams and external vendors.
Act as a communication linchpin, ensuring transparent and effective information flow among all project stakeholders.
Implement risk management plans to foresee and mitigate project risks.
Tailor and deliver a robust user training program, promoting a smooth transition to and high user engagement with the new LIMS.
Maintain systematic project documentation across all project stages.
Assess project outcomes post-implementation, generating comprehensive reports that encapsulate key learnings and strategic recommendations for future endeavors.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Laboratory Science, or a closely related field.
PMP certification or equivalent project management qualification is strongly preferred.
At least 5 years of direct project management experience, with a minimum of 3 years devoted to managing LIMS implementations, specifically LabVantage.
In-depth familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry’s laboratory processes and workflows.
Strong knowledge of regulatory standards such as FDA, GxP, CLIA, CAP, and a commitment to maintaining data integrity.
Proven leadership in managing complex, multidisciplinary project teams.
Outstanding communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and organizational capabilities.
Willingness to travel as necessary to ensure project success.