Veracyte is a leading genomic diagnostics company that improves patient care by providing answers to clinical questions that inform diagnosis and treatment decisions without the need for costly, risky surgeries that are often unnecessary. The company's products uniquely combine RNA whole-transcriptome sequencing and machine learning to deliver results that give patients and physicians a clear path forward. Since its founding in 2008, Veracyte has commercialized seven genomic tests and is transforming the diagnosis of thyroid cancer, lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Veracyte has made strategic acquisitions to expand test offerings in breast cancer and a distributed platform.
Due to our success and continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Veracyte team. The Project Manager is responsible for the coordinated management of multiple diagnostic product development projects or business processes. He/she is responsible for monitoring cost, schedule, and technical performance of multiple projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the projects and the overall program.
The Project Manager works directly with our Director of Project Management and project Core Teams to provide the direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and within the project budget. To accomplish this, the Project Manager will:
- Coordinate new project initiation through the Product Strategy Team and be responsible 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 team meetings 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.
Who You Are:
You hold a BS or BA degree and have at least five years of additional experience or a MS with three years of additional experience (all within the applicable field, preferably Information Technology, Software Development, or similar related field). Ideally you have a certification in project management as well.
You have participated on the cross-functional development team for at least ten software or hardware deployments of which you were the leader for at least five.
Your previous work experience includes three years in an IVD setting participating in product development according to design controls. You have the necessary IVD Regulatory and Quality Systems experience to guide software 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 (both technical and non-technical), 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, and documentation deliverables.
What We Can Offer You
Veracyte is a growing company that offers significant career opportunities if you are curious, driven, patient-oriented and aspire to help us build a great company. We work collaboratively, offering you the opportunity to constantly learn from your colleagues – even those outside of your area of expertise. Here at Veracyte, we find fun, little ways to make it a great place to work. We also offer conveniences such as an on-site workout room and free shuttle service from both BART and CalTrain. We are a company with a heart and believe in positively impacting the world beyond our doors by providing our product to those who cannot afford it through a financial assistance program. Veracyte seeks the best employees and works to create an environment where they can thrive, expand their knowledge and contribute at the highest level
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.