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Project Manager (QA/RA) in Mahwah, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for leading, organizing and coordinating cross-functional teams to execute on launching new medical devices within scope, timelines and financials.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage the cross-functional team of resources from various functions of one or more NPI projects.
  • Set up team meetings cadence and tools to conduct project execution engaging all stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain project plans using MS Project
  • Track and forecast project performance with respect to timeline and budget.
  • Manage tactical execution of the project team with a focus on managing project risk and elevating key project dependencies.
  • Coordinate with other project managers across our global sites to ensure accurate tracking of all inter-project dependencies.
  • Assess trade-offs associated with changes to project scope, schedule, and cost.
  • Develop mitigations strategies when the inevitable changes to delivery timelines occur.
  • Develop and maintain project status tracking and reporting tools.
  • Report project status to senior management
  • Coordinate with functional managers to foresee/understand critical project activities and to
  • Enable them to manage team resources and tasks to avoid critical path slippage.
  • Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, influencing, training, mentoring and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency, and boost morale



  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline or in business.
  • Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or Biological Sciences preferred. Advanced degree in a technical discipline preferred.


  • 5+ yrs. experience within medical device or other regulated industry.
  • 2+ years of practical project management experience (RA/QA, R&D, AO, Operations, Sourcing etc.) is preferred

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • PMP certification preferred.
  • German language skills preferred.
  • Class II/III medical device experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication, collaborative team work, and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated expertise applying MS Project, SharePoint, and Visio is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage global cross functional projects to successful completion
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and conduct meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION please e-mail a copy of your resume to with 'Project Manager QA/RA' in the subject line and call '732-636-1497'

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