Sema4 is a patient-centered health intelligence company founded on the idea that more information, deeper analysis, and increased engagement will improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Sema4 is dedicated to transforming healthcare by building dynamic models of human health and defining optimal, individualized health trajectories, starting in the areas of reproductive health and oncology. Centrellis, our innovative health intelligence platform, is enabling us to generate a more complete understanding of disease and wellness and to provide science-driven solutions to the most pressing medical needs. Sema4 believes that patients should be treated as partners, and that data should be shared for the benefit of all.
Sema4 is seeking a Senior Project Manager, Information Engineering and Delivery. Operating independently, under the broad guidance of the Senior Director, Information Engineering and Delivery. The ideal candidate will be accountable for the end-to-end execution of the design, development and delivery of use-cases for our Enterprise Data and Analytics Data Model. Responsibilities include supporting the development and execution of project strategies in collaboration with key team members and ensuring that the team adheres to the cost, time, and scope set forth in the product plan.
Ability to independently manage project teams and collaborations with third parties, internal research projects, etc.
Develop project milestones and deliverables; prepare reports that summarize key progress and issues on projects across the department and the institute, including preparation of background documents and presentations to Management.
Guide teams through the effective execution of management-approved strategic plans for assigned projects; this includes ensuring risk management plans are fully developed, contracts are agreed upon and adhered to, change control procedures are followed when significant program deviations are encountered, communications within and external to the team are effective, and approved team resources and budgets are appropriately planned and managed.
Ensure project data is accurately reported in databases and understood by team members, including information used to derive costs, schedule, resources, and any other data pertinent to creation and management of project plans.
Ensure that team meetings have structure and clear purposes and goals; facilitate meetings effectively and clearly communicate decisions and action items to team members and relevant parties outside of the team.
Monitor team dynamics regularly to ensure optimal team performance resolving conflicts and issues as they arise
Monitor processes and ensure that those responsible are informed of their effectiveness; advocate for and contribute to the success of change / process improvements when warranted.
Provide input into the evaluation and revision of processes and tools used to support the projects, meetings, etc. as appropriate.
Will work to push new clinical assays through whole life cycle, including technical validations, regulatory submission and approvals, training, resource management and workflow
Actively participate in or lead continuous improvement initiatives that require project management experience
Partner with Project Management Operations to implement best practices across project teams e.g., resource capacity planning, project risk management, team performance, timeline development, portfolio management
Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project met. May evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised
Take relevant training courses to increase knowledge and understanding of the discipline of project management in the pharma and healthcare industries and to improve leadership skills.
Bachelors degree required. Masters degree in relevant area highly preferred
5+ years of healthcare/pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience highly preferred
5+ years of project management experience in IT or Data Management or Analytics domains
2-5 years of project management or related experience
Experience supporting complex cross-functional projects required, and previous experience diagnostic testing or product development desired
Proven project management and problem-solving experience, with demonstrated ability to develop practical solutions to unstructured problems with limited oversight
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills for executive level communication and collaboration required
Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities, with ability to synthesize complex information into simplified, user-friendly, persuasive formats and presentations
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
PMP certification preferred