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Program Manager II

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Other

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary:
Program Manager II supports Corporate Program Management Office (CPMO) team members and leads key aspects of a significant technical and cross-functional program comprising multiple technical projects and sub-projects. Projects of this nature require coordination among several internal and external teams including project teams and vendors.
  • Largely responsible for program planning, scheduling, budgeting, cost analysis, proposal preparation, implementation, performance analysis, internal communications, contract negotiations, and change orders, as well as other aspects of the projects.
  • Typically, will coordinate and contribute to internal customer communications including proposals, regular updates, and changes to program objectives or specifications.
  • Manages necessary project documentation such as project plans, risk analysis, verification and validation, and communication plans.
  • Contributes to the improvement of the project management function (such as through the creation of internal documents, procedures, and processes to enhance the overall effectiveness of the department.
  • Manages and leads department project coordinators and project managers in running their own projects, meeting company objectives, and supporting them in personal and professional development.

Primary Duties:
  • Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures, standards, and policy.
  • Manage project team members who are responsible for successful completion of project objectives.
  • Coordinate functional teams to organize and prioritize within projects and programs and ensure alignment with company objectives.
  • Coordinate activities between departments (such as facilities, manufacturing, IS, finance and accounting, etc.) within the organization, including with our parent company.
  • Ensure program objectives are clearly established and communicated.
  • Implement and communicate the strategic and technical direction for the project team.
  • Monitor projects throughout development, initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing.
  • Ensure achievement of the cost, quality, and time objectives of the projects.
  • Secure the profitability and value of the project by managing and reporting the financial indicators of projects within a program, where applicable.
  • Ensure consistent practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle and across projects in the program.
  • Ensure compliance with design control and other relevant regulations within guidelines of the organizational quality system.
  • Identify any issues (risks) that may delay product or project completion and recommend appropriate action to be taken. Facilitate resolution.
  • Communicate/report on the program and projects within the program. Project communication is clear, comprehensive, and effective.
  • Contribute to the alignment of CPMO team objectives.
  • Ensure internal/external customer needs are identified and included in project/program specifications.
  • Facilitate and manage team meetings, both internal and external.
  • Draft and maintain program documentation including project proposals, requirements, project plans, schedules, budgets, and financial assessment. Ensure relevant project documentation is approved.
  • Work with department management to develop overall strategic plan of resources and projects for the department including budgeting, resource allocation, and career development.  
  • Manage CPMO team members including PM and PC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Data:
  • 2–4 medium complexity projects; 0–2 employees: project coordinator, program manager, or equivalent
  • Average budget of project $5 million or less
  • Timely and effective task completion, project budget and schedule performance, successful completion of yearly objectives (MBOs), management assessment of interpersonal skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communication, IT, or equivalent technical field required.
  • Relevant technical or advanced degree or MBA a plus.
  • PMP certification from the Project Management Institute desired.

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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