Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Alentic Microscience Inc. (Alentic) is developing a revolutionary new approach to medical diagnostics.

Alentic’s proprietary technologies are set to change medical diagnostics, making best-in-field capabilities available and affordable to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Summary

The Sr. Project Manager, Medical Device (Sr. PM) will arrive at a pivotal point in Alentic’s history and have an opportunity to play key role in mission-critical projects for the company. The Sr. PM will join a team working at the leading edge of lensless microscopy, in vitro diagnostics, computer vision, machine learning, biological assay development and engineering. Playing a facilitative project management role, the Sr. PM will have specific responsibilities to ensure the coordination of R&D efforts and the meeting of project / product milestones.

Core Competencies*

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Risk Management

Job Duties

  • Manage projects throughout the entire product lifecycle.
  • Implement detailed plans and recommend procedures for specific requirements.
  • Establish and maintain successful partnerships with all team members.
  • Manage project start-up timelines and management process.
  • Prepare budgets, estimates, schedules, progress and monthly reports as required.
  • Conduct project communication meetings, presentations and complete the associated documentation.
  • Lead and mentor, as required, all project team members.
  • Manage and monitor project resources.
  • Manage and document project issues and risk mitigation through resolution.
  • Independently manage multiple activities and organize work to meet deadlines.
  • Oversee and evaluate work performance with respect to quality, timelines, and completion of required tasks and duties.
  • Oversee the work performance of external service providers ensuring the work completed meets company standards and project specifications.
  • Implement and complete quality assurance techniques throughout the project’s lifecycle.
  • Create documentation, forms, manuals, reports, data files, and procedures.
  • Produce weekly activity summaries detailing progress.
  • Initiate and monitor project risk management procedures.
  • Ensure successful delivery of tasks and objectives keeping with budget, timelines and scope.
  • Complete overall project planning, direction and guidance.
  • Provide input into budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Engineering or a related field
  • 8 years of work experience in project management with a focus in product development.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in project management (strategic/tactical planning and implementation capabilities) coupled with strong technical and conceptual aptitude required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in new product development or commercialization, ideally in medical device, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 and US QSR 21 CFR, Part 820 Medical Devices, and basic understanding of the medical device and healthcare market preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and the execution of project management methods.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Excel and/or other related tools for management of project plan, costs and schedule.
  • Skills and ability to lead and mentor all project team members.
  • Ability to estimate project resource requirements and staff to appropriate levels.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple activities at different locations and organize work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and non-technical language.
  • Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolutions skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.

Alentic Microscience Inc. offers highly competitive salary packages, a hugely enjoyable and supportive work environment, and significant career advancement opportunities, in a dynamic, attractive, human-scale urban environment within minutes of magnificent unspoiled seacoasts, lakes and rivers.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Project Management: 5 years

 

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