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Project Manager


Thousand Oaks, California
Job Status:
Full Time
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PM - Senior Consultant

LabAnswer is the leading laboratory informatics consultancy in North America. We work with “best in breed” Laboratory Informatics software products to provide total solutions for our clients. LabAnswer is expert in architecting, configuring, deploying, validating and supporting laboratory systems. These systems include LIMS, ELN, SDMS, and CDS, among others. This domain where laboratory science intersects with information technology is our passion, and unlike some other companies providing similar services, it is our singular focus!


As a LabAnswer consultant you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading US companies and government agencies utilize. We offer a generous compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.

Job Description:

  • Overall accountability for the resources and activities within small to medium size project
  • Ensure workstream coordination and cooperation
  • Determine and implement appropriate change management processes for the project
  • Drive risk management activities and processes
  • Overall responsibility for the creation and ongoing management of the project schedule
  • Perform stakeholder identification, management and communication activities
  • Perform scope identification, decomposition and verification activities
  • Ensure appropriate quality processes are in place and being followed
  • Monitor and control the project budget including services and expenses
  • Overall responsibility for effective communication processes, meetings and activities within the project
  • Act as escalation point for issues that arise from workstreams
  • Provide feedback to management regarding employee performance
  • Proactively coach project resources to increase their effectiveness
  • Demonstrate business and political savvy when interacting with client organizations
  • Ensure the scope of the project is documented and understood by all stakeholders
  • Proactively control costs and expenses within the project and determine ways of reducing the project costs while ensuring quality and scope objectives are met
  • Schedule meetings, document meeting notes and distribute meeting notes to invitees
  • Collect and monitor progress on project activities from resources
  • Maintain excellent client relationships

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4 Year degree in an applicable field
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • 3-5 Years of experience leading small to medium size Laboratory Informatics projects
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification from PMI
  • 3-5 Years of experience working in regulated environments
  • 3-5 Years experience with managing enterprise LIMS/LIS, ELN, LES, SDMS and/or CDS Implementations 
  • Demonstrated experience implementing enterprise information systems
  • Ability to contribute to multiple projects for different business stakeholders 
  • Experience implementing technology under a defined corporate and compliant methodology 
  • Expert understanding of computer and application architecture, technology, and validation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superior consulting skills 
  • Expert negotiation skills
  • Advanced leadership skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • 3-5 Years of consulting experience


We offer comprehensive benefits to regular full-time employees including but not limited to:

  • Unlimited ceiling for professional growth opportunities within LabAnswer
  • You will also have opportunities to take advantage of training programs to advance your career; our extensive online library includes a assortment of technical and professional training tools and resources
  • Opportunities to work across a variety of industries (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Consumer Products, Energy, Environmental, Forensics, Genomics, Government etc.)
  • Opportunities to work across a variety of laboratory environments (analytical testing, biotech, clinical trials, forensics, medical device, pharmaceutical, public health and research hospitals)
  • Comprehensive health and welfare programs to fit your individual or family’s needs:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance,
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving that includes a generous employer match
  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Plans and Rewards
  • Strong company values of team work, culture and values, personal and professional development, work-life balance, and recognition
  • Competitive compensation with opportunities to participate in employee bonus plan and travel bonus plan


At LabAnswer we offer a very competitive compensation package based on experience and education. We are looking for exceptional people to join our team, those who are looking to join an organization for the long term.  We invite you to visit to review our Employee Value Proposition and Philosophy, and welcome you to apply, or refer a candidate to apply, through our careers page for employment consideration. 


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