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Project Manager II

Company: Danaher Corporation
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.
IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.
Job Title: Project Manager II
Location: Boulder, CO---(Hybrid)
We believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working here can provide.
Purpose Statement:
The Project Manager II is accountable for the success of large strategic projects that are typically of moderate or high complexity and primarily cross two departments. They plan, execute and implement projects to deliver intended business outcomes, ideally on time, on budget and within scope according to business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of the projects, the PM II ensures consistent, reliable, and transparent project execution which effectively and efficiently utilizes organization resources.
Essential Functions:

  • Implement "right sized" project management processes that best fit the needs of the project and align with organization project methodology standards. Create project management artifacts as appropriate for large strategic projects of moderate or high complexity (example: project schedule, communication plan, resource plan, requirements, project charter) and represent project at governance meetings.

  • Build effective relationships and quickly earn the trust of key stakeholders with minimal mentoring.

  • With minimal supervision, manage all aspects of the project life cycle. Manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost and quality. Monitor project spend and validate financial forecasts throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Connect project messaging and reporting to strategic business initiatives. Develop communication plans and interfaces to actively engage internal business partners, small team from external partner and individual members of executive leadership team. Ensure communication with PMO leadership and IDT leadership is proactive, professional and concise.

  • Continually identify, prioritize, mitigate, and communicate project risks. Relies on methodological risk management tools (example: risk worksheet) to identify risks.

  • Manage and communicate most high complexity changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs and communicate appropriately to stakeholders with moderate support from supervisor.

  • Manage project teams, driving motivation, collaboration and performance. Provide oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project. Provides sufficient motivation to "get the job done" without major disruptions.

  • Ensure project results have an articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit. Holds self accountable for overall project success and consistently seeks opportunities to exceed project goals.

  • Identify improvement opportunities and develop enhancements or new processes based on best practices. Coordinate with others in PMO and the organization to implement process changes

  • Works independently and requires minimal direct supervision. Mentors ePM and PM I colleagues. Proactively engages other project managers on topics where projects overlap.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration:
    - Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (required)
    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of two years project management experience serving in the role as a project manager (required)

    • Minimum of five years work experience (required) in a high tech or biotech company (preferred)

    • General knowledge and experience in the use of project management and SDLC methodologies and tools (example: Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, or Iterative). (required) General understanding of process change, product development, manufacturing or software development. (preferred)

      Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • With minimal supervisory direction or assistance, able to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives

      • With minimal supervisory direction, able to lead project teams through ambiguity, frequent change and effective decision making

      • Leadership, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

      • Proven ability to influence, motivate, drive collaboration, and assess performance across all project team members

      • Strong written and verbal communication skills in addition to facilitation and presentation skills. Effectively interact with various levels in the organization.

      • Must be professional, dedicated and detail-orientated.

        What We Offer:

        • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

        • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

        • 10 Paid Holidays

        • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

        • 401(k) with Company Match

        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

          Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
          The salary range for this role is $93,000.00-$103,000.00K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
          This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.
          We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
          Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.
          When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.
          Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Danaher Corporation, Boulder , Project Manager II, Executive , Boulder, Colorado

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