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Program Manager, New Product Introduction (Hybrid, 3 Days Onsite in Palo Alto, CA Office)


Company: Guardant Health
Expected salary: $120600 – 162800 per year
Location: Palo Alto, CA
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Job description: Company DescriptionGuardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext™, Guardant360 Response™, and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal™ for early-stage cancer patients. The Guardant Health screening portfolio, including the Shield™ test, aims to address the needs of individuals eligible for cancer screening.Job DescriptionThe Program Manager for new product development and lab setup is a key leadership role on the team. Your primary responsibility will be to lead projects and programs within the Portfolio. The role requires collaboration with PMO and support from Senior PMO leadership on various initiatives. Also requires; collaboration with other internal departments to ensure that the programs are executed on time and within budget. Knowledge of CLIA certified Lab Operations is required, and knowledge of design control and design transfer is required.You will work closely with key stakeholders across the organization, including lab directors, regulatory, quality, technology development, lab operations, reagent development, and bioinformatics teams, among others. In addition, you will lead the joint project team with our external partners.In this role you will be responsible for project milestones and deliverables, that are well executed and managed.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create and drive timelines to keep project(s) on schedule.
  • Establish and maintain functionally integrated project schedules.
  • Utilize PMO processes and tracking tools to enable effective project management across various functional areas.
  • Schedule, organize, and drive project team meeting(s): prepare and distribute agendas/minutes; track action items, and escalate areas of risk to the appropriate management entity.
  • Ensure effective communications with the Core Teams using a variety of tools and channels
  • Define program resource needs, negotiate program resourcing plans, and track resource usage throughout the program
  • Communicate program updates to the core team, to functional management, and executive leadership both internally and externally
  • Ensure timely team completion of documents required for the product design history file
  • Lead team efforts to mitigate risks and resolve issues quickly as they arise
  • Lead the team to prepare for phase gate reviews and other go/no go decisions required by executive leadership with Senior PM leadership
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required
  • BS in life sciences or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in biotech/pharmaceutical within an R&D or Clinical setting
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Program Management
  • A minimum of 3 years of Project Management and two years of experience in Program Management combination
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working experience within the healthcare space
  • Two years of experience as a program or project manager within CLIA certified Lab Operations, design control, and design transfer
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and individually contribute results to clinical operations and company-wide goals. Team-oriented with superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, including a positive and professional attitude to tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet short-term deadlines and multi-task in a very fast-paced work environment with minimal direct supervision.
  • Able to motivate a team to work effectively in a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • PMP or similar certification is highly desired.
  • Experience working in team environments is required.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Program / Project Management tools such as project scheduling, work breakdown structures, and time and cost reporting is required.
  • Experience leading core teams to successfully launch medical devices or in vitro diagnostic products is highly desired.
  • Specific experience managing complex system programs with multiple sub-projects as part of a complete solution is required.
  • Experience in product development for NGS assays is desired.
  • Position requires the ability to collect information from multiple sources, sort through, integrate, and often resolve conflicting requirements, and drive an organization through the various issues to result in a successful product launch.
  • Demonstrated computer skills using Confluence, SmartSheets, MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, and MS Project) software.
Additional InformationHybrid Work Model: At Guardant Health, we have defined days for in-person/onsite collaboration and work-from-home days for individual-focused time. All U.S. employees who live within 50 miles of a Guardant facility will be required to be onsite on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. We have found aligning our scheduled in-office days allows our teams to do the best work and creates the focused thinking time our innovative work requires. At Guardant, our work model has created flexibility for better work-life balance while keeping teams connected to advance our science for our patients.For positions based in Palo Alto, CA or Redwood City, CA, the base salary range for this full-time position is $120,600 to $162,800. The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity.Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including, but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. If you are selected to move forward, the recruiting team will provide details specific to the factors above.Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.Guardant Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our hiring processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need support, please reach out toGuardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our .Please visit our career page at:#LI-JL1, #LI-HIRING, #LI-PROGRAMMANAGER, #LI-PROJECTMANAGER, #LI-CLIA