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Director of Program Management

Veracyte South San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: 1 day ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Position

Due to our success and continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Program Management to join the Veracyte team. This highly visible position will play a key role in leading the coordinated management of multiple new diagnostic product development projects and business processes as well as leading multiple cross-functional Core Teams simultaneously. The successful incumbent will ensure organization-wide integration of consistent project management methodologies, terminology, and metrics.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Lead new project initiation through the Product Strategy Process with responsibility for stakeholder management including Core Team Members, Executives, and other major stakeholders to translate the strategic plan and corporate goals into Project team objectives and milestones.

· Lead Project Teams from product concept to product launch including all related analyses, communication and administrative tasks. Perform project analysis such as preparing and publishing monthly project dashboards. Provide direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and within the project budget.

· Facilitate/lead all core team meetings, executive level meetings and sub-team meetings; guiding the team regarding prioritization of activities, business, quality and regulatory risks/considerations and conformance to the Business Planning, Product Development and Design Control process.

· Manage resources and prioritization at the program level. Monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of multiple projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the projects and the overall program.

· Lead Sustaining Project Team(s).

· Manage and mentor a Project Analyst.

Who You Are:

You hold an advanced degree and have at least five years of experience within the applicable field, preferably Biological or Chemical Sciences, Quality Assurance, Regulatory or Clinical Affairs. Ideally you have a certification in project management as well.

You have participated on the cross-functional development team for at least three products of which at least two have been successfully commercialized.

Your previous work experience ideally includes five years in an IVD setting with a focus on molecular testing a plus and five years of experience in product development according to design controls. You have the necessary IVD Regulatory and Quality Systems experience to guide Diagnostic Test Development to meet FDA IVD and GMP standards yet could tailor programs to less stringent CLIA standards, as timelines and priorities dictate.

Previous stakeholders attest to your ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, identify areas for escalations and establish professional relationships to encourage and foster cross-functional discussions which help achieve the company’s goals.

You’ve demonstrated the ability to analyze data and create tables, graphs and figures utilizing MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project to create project plans and timelines and to communicate ideas and project results both orally and in writing with a high degree of clarity and accuracy, including project dashboards, slide presentations, documentation deliverables and oral presentations.

We would like you to share our commitment to teamwork and collaboration and be excited by the challenges of applying your expertise to an important, emerging area in diagnostics.


Veracyte, Inc. is a leading genomic diagnostics company that is fundamentally improving patient care by resolving diagnostic uncertainty with evidence that is trustworthy and actionable. The company's products uniquely combine genomic technology, clinical science and machine learning to provide answers that give physicians and patients a clear path forward without risky, costly surgery that is often unnecessary. Since its founding in 2008, Veracyte has commercialized three genomic tests, which are transforming the diagnosis of thyroid cancer, lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and collectively target a $2 billion market opportunity. At Veracyte, we are more than just a diagnostics company. We are redefining diagnostic truth and changing patient care as we know it. We are improving the lives of patients by enabling the evolution of evidence-based clarity from scientific discovery. Our team embraces challenges - the more complex, the better. We are laser-focused and know how to prioritize. We act with a sense of urgency, because when it comes to advancing patient care, every minute matters. We take ownership of our work and are deeply committed to the success of our team. And, above all, we value integrity - in our work and how we treat all of our stakeholders, including each other. Our accomplishments and innovation have earned us widespread recognition, from appearing on The Wall Street Journal Next Big Thing list to receiving the 2016 Edison Award, which honors product innovation and excellence. Yet the honor we are proudest of is being named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News group four years in a row, based solely on feedback from our employees. Veracyte affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran or marital status. Veracyte participates in E-Verify in the United States.


6000 Shoreline Ct. South San Francisco, CA 94080
South San Francisco, CA