Sr. R&D Project Manager - Full Remote

HighChem s.r.o., součást Thermo Fisher Scientific

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
2 800 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Crucial Functions:

  • Provide leadership and problem-solving for multifaceted, cross-functional Product Management, Marketing, and Research & Development teams.
  • Provide expertise in project planning and timeline development & management; develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project following a logical pattern for utilization of resources. Conduct appropriate project risk assessments and define mitigation plans. Handle follow-up actions and communication internally and externally in the resolution of project issues.
  • Report to partners and upper management about progress and any necessary modifications of plans
  • Work closely with Product Managers and ScrumMasters to organize the backlog, perform iterative planning, track timelines and lead all aspects of risk management and mitigation to ensure Project success.
  • Ensure adherence to Compliance and Audit Tracing needs for Projects.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of weekly status and program management meetings.
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Look for continuous improvement strategies and build upon current processes.

What do we look for?

  • Bachelor of Science in a Technical field or related subject area (commensurate experience can be substitute)
  • PMP (or related) certification highly desirable. Agile certifications in Scrum, SAFe etc. preferred.

  • 7+ years’ Software Project Management experience in varied environments, especially Agile
  • Familiarity with effective tools, techniques, and methodologies. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working with remote team members.

  • Solid track record in project leadership, project management, program strategy, scope & resource management.
  • Analytical and meticulous with strong conflict resolution experience with excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to influence
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities with a multi-disciplinary team who need to communicate and collaborate to achieve success
  • Experience in handling technical challenges, highly effective organization, negotiation, coordination, and presentation skills
  • Initiative and follow through: Independent decision maker in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement
  • Demonstrate Role Model Leader Characteristics: Embody the 4-I values, Delight customers, Communicate openly and honestly, Focus on growth and Champion employee development
  • Familiarity with German language preferred.

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

Employee perks, benefits

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) or German - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $35 billion and approximately 90,000 employees globally. Our enterprise chromatography data system enables chemists in most laboratories around the world in any industry to perform high throughput analysis of chemical samples. From quality control in pharmaceutical laboratories to chemical analyses to doping controls at major international sports events, our software plays a critical role.
Our software development department is responsible for new product development and maintenance to support challenging customer requirements, as well as to control hundreds of highly complex chromatography instruments and components.

Number of employees

50-99 employees
ID: 4390631  Dátum zverejnenia: 29.7.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 800 EUR/month