Project Manager I or II

Eurofins Published: February 10, 2019
Lee's Summit, MO
Job Type


Project Manager I or II

Viracor Eurofins is dedicated to being the leading specialty diagnostics laboratory partner in immunology, infectious disease, and allergy testing. We offer a range of unique clinical laboratory and biopharmaceutical services and provide exceptional test turnaround times. More than 4,000 healthcare providers, commercial laboratories, and biopharmaceutical companies rely on us for our unique and convenient services.

Viracor Eurofins is searching for a Project Manager I or II in Lee's Summit, MO .

This is a Full Time position. Schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM, with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lee's Summit, Missouri are encouraged to apply.

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility:

The Project Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the study or studies for the clients assigned. The Project Manager will ensure assigned studies are executed according to client expectations and with the highest level of quality. This includes management of the timeline, budget, logistics and contracted scope. The Project Manager also serves as the Data Management lead and is responsible for preparing and delivering all data exports and transfers and reports of data.

Employee Responsibilities:

Level I - Minimum

Contracted Services Management

  • Read, understand, and execute upon client contractual documents
  • Project setup within applicable systems and generation of all applicable study documents
  • Apply basic Project Management skills with moderate level of proficiency
  • Understand and utilize applicable laboratory and project management software
  • Ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget

Internal and External Client Management

  • Serve as primary point of contact for all project stakeholders
  • Take and prepare meeting minutes with action items from client teleconferences and internal meetings
  • Ensure all client expectations are documented and acted upon when appropriate
  • Monitor, manage and help to resolve any client issues or concerns
  • Serve as liaisons between technical and non-technical departments in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met

Data Management

  • Prepare technical data agreements or specifications with sponsor contacts
  • Assist with program setup to deliver data in required formats
  • Prepare client data for data transfers
  • Oversee the processes of data reporting and documentation associated with the projects, including but not limited to verification of data collection and monitoring, and timely data reporting

Decision making and leadership

  • Consult with senior peers on projects to learn through experience
  • Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Level II - Fully meets responsibilities of Level I plus the following:

  • Consult with senior peers or management on medium to complex projects
  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of the corporate financials
  • Keep current on industry and legal trends; and regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills through the supervision, coaching or mentoring of others as applicable

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

Level I - Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree in a clinical, scientific or technical discipline, or demonstrated equivalent
  • 2-3 years' experience in clinical lab, central lab or equivalent
  • Knowledge of laboratory development and operations processes
  • Knowledge of the Clinical Trial/Pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Proven successful project management skills
  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs, including project management tools and data management tools
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Robust time management and organizational skills
  • Goal oriented, self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding some matters of significance; works well with some direction
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines in a cross-functional multitasking environment.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

Level II - Fully meets responsibilities of Level I plus the following:

  • 3 - 10 years successful project management experience or equivalent, project management certification preferred
  • Demonstrated success in managing biopharma projects of increasing complexity
  • Advanced degree or MBA preferred
  • Ability to work with limited up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product
  • Ability to make independent decisions regarding matters of moderate significance; works well with limited direction
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously with varying levels of complexity
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory development and operations processes
  • Ability to manager other Associates as required

What we offer:

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead
  • Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting
  • Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
  • Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions

The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work environment may consist of exposure to infectious disease, bio hazardous and hazardous materials, and regulated medical waste.

To learn more about Viracor Eurofins, please visit the following websites and .

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

With over 30 years of specialized expertise in infectious disease, immunology and allergy testing for immunocompromised and critical patients, Viracor Eurofins is committed to helping medical professionals, transplant teams, reference labs and biopharmaceutical companies get results faster, when it matters most. Viracor is passionate about delivering value to our clients by providing timely, actionable information - never losing sight of the connection between the testing we perform and the patients we serve.

We are looking forward to receiving your application including your expected salary and possible start date via our career website.

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