LGC’s Clinical Diagnostic Business Unit (formerly Seracare Life
Sciences and Maine Standards) is committed to supporting the
success and development of our employees. We are continuously
engaging with our leadership team and thinking of the best ways to
expand the bright futures of each individual. Employees are
encouraged to think outside the box, take initiative, and feel a
sense of ownership. We take pride in our organization and are
passionate about the endless success we know we can achieve.
We Grow Together as a Team With over 225 employees, LGC Clinical
Diagnostics is right-sized to allow for meaningful, long-term
career growth. Our close-knit culture fosters interaction between
employees across all levels of the organization. Executives,
managers, and mid- and entry-level employees collaborate in team
discussions and stand-up meetings, strategize solutions as one
team, and network across departments and locations. As part of LGC
(www.lgcgroup.com), you also become part of a global network of
colleagues and expertise across our scientific, operational and
commercial functions and are encouraged to share your skill-sets
and learnings with like-minded colleagues.
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One of Our Diagnostic Precision Blogs LGC’s Clinical Diagnostics
Division develops and manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of
catalog and custom-developed diagnostic quality solutions and
component materials for the extended life sciences industry. We
partner with IVD assay developers, and pharmaceutical, CRO and
academic institutions in commercialization activities across the
entire diagnostic pipeline - from concept and early stage research,
through expedited product development and onwards into routine
clinical use. Laboratorians and diagnostic professionals across
disciplines of clinical chemistry, immunochemistry, serology,
molecular diagnostics and clinical genomics rely on LGC’s products
to support accurate and reliable diagnostic results.
Our operating entities include SeraCare Life Sciences and Maine
Standards Company, which are in vitro diagnostics (IVD)
manufacturers of quality measurement tools (calibrators, controls,
linearity, EQA/PT, biological materials) and the Native Antigen
Company, which is a manufacturer and supplier of viral antigens.
Our 300+ employees operate FDA-registered and ISO 13485-accredited
facilities in Maine, Massachusetts and Maryland, USA, and an ISO
9001-accredited facility in Oxford, UK.
Each day, our world-class staff, scientific expertise,
operational efficiency and superior quality systems are ready to
support the range of advanced technologies that collectively
improve patient outcomes - from the widely adopted and established
through to cutting-edge NGS and precision diagnostics.
The Application Project Manager is responsible for providing
project management capability in support of the CDBU’s strategic
and tactical initiatives, particularly as they relate to the
Business Application Department’s delivery of technology
projects. Project management experience with business
applications such as SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Business Objects
and SalesForce are essential for this role.
Possess knowledge and expertise in the use of project management
methodologies and tools, time management practices, and change
management techniques, primarily relating to business applications
such as SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Commerce Cloud, SalesForce, Dell
Boomi, and other enterprise-class solutions. Examples include
project managing functional changes for reports, screens and logic,
or technical upgrades, or system integration, or data improvement
initiatives, or integration of acquired companies.
Lead and motivate project teams and facilitate communication and
interaction among the functional representatives.
Document, manage and drive progress against agreed-upon
timelines, including development of project plans, Gantt charts and
critical path analysis. Develops\maintains project management
artifacts such as Charters, Schedules, Risk Assessments, RACI
Prepare and maintain detailed and accurate project reports.
Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and
Work collaboratively with CDBU department resources to ensure a
fully joined-up approach to project deliveries.
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT Works with Sr. Director to track program
against its schedule, budget and against phase review objectives,
reporting status to executive and senior leadership teams on a
Works in the strictest confidence to manage, deliver and report
on the project plans.
Ability to apply change, risk and resource management principles
Monitors and reports progress to key stakeholders in a relevant
and timely manner with significant regard to transparency and
Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills Demonstrated ability
in project planning and delivery of objectives.
Capable of working independently in project planning, creation,
Experienced at managing conflicts in resource availability by
working with the Sr. Director and key leadership to make timing
Ability to interpret requirements and expectations and to make
key linkages to ensure plans are joined up.
Demonstrated ability to navigate quickly across complex
project-plans and to make well-reasoned decisions.
Effective oral and written communication skills, with effective
meeting and presentation skills.
Competent in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel,
PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a cross
functional team environment, working up, down, and across the
organization to deliver results.
Education and/or Experience Minimally, a BS degree within
project management, computer science, management information
systems or a similar field.
Minimally, formally trained in Project Management using a
consulting firm’s proprietary approach, SAP’s ASAP or Activate
methodology, PMP, or Agile\SCRUM.
Minimally, 10 years project management experience with leading
business application implementations, upgrades, SOX and other
transformations, functional improvements, system integration, and
integrating acquisitions. Project management experience with
business applications such as SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Business
Objects, SalesForce, and Dell Boomi. Experience with other
enterprise-class tools nice-to-have.
Trained and experienced with a System Development Life Cycle.
Minimally, 5+ years’ experience with mainstream IT processes, e.g.,
IT purchasing, IT SOWs, Test Management, Requirements Management,
Change Management, SOX or other IT controls frameworks.
Attention to detail, well organized and innovative
Driven and keen to invest in self-development
Strong team player
Physical Demands The physical demands are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Requires prolonged sitting and working at a computer monitor.
Repetitive motion using a keyboard for long periods of time. May
occasionally be required to lift and move material weighing up to
The work environment characteristics are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Agreeable work environment typical of an open office setting with
some exposure to noise from office machines.
Occasional travel, including overnight, may be required.