R&D Project Manager

Agilent Technologies, Inc. Lexington, MA

About the Job

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic, and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications, and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com

Agilent's Cell Analysis Division is seeking an experienced project manager with a background in cell based assays to lead project core teams who are developing kits and reagents for the life science research market.

* Lead multi-site cross-functional teams to execute on product development and application development initiatives.
* Active ownership of problems of diverse technical and business scope where the solution requires in-depth evaluation of competing options.
* Reduce broad concepts into structured programs by working with technical and commercial leads to define project objectives, requirements, and assumptions.
* Oversee multiple, simultaneous projects of varying scope and complexity.
* Cross-functional collaboration to achieve buy-in among all stake-holders.
* Analyze, plan, and track project phases and activities and proactively communicate deviations to relevant stake-holders.
* Provide visibility to management on project risks -- actively work to de-risk projects by identifying critical path tasks.
* Resolves scope, budget, and timeline conflicts to deliver projects as agreed upon with management.
* Ensures projects are managed in conformance with ISO 9001:2015 standards.
* Incorporates industry-leading project management best-practices and influences R&D project management methodologies.