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The Department of Pharmaceutics has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Operations Specialist. This person will hold the title of Technology Project Manager for the Washington Entrepreneurial Research, Evaluation, and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH). WE-REACH (www.washington.edu/we-reach/) is a public/private partnership designed to facilitate and accelerate the transformation of regional health research innovations into market ready products and services that impact health outcomes. The Technology Project Manager’s role will be to increase the number of innovator team projects WE-REACH can manage.
The Technology Project Manager will coordinate and lead interdisciplinary activities to support Pacific Northwest innovator teams starting with a functional prototype/compound through the process of developing clinical, regulatory, and commercial plans for technology licensing or company formation. Plan, schedule, and fully coordinate meetings between the WE-REACH teams and interdisciplinary university resource teams. This includes creating short and long term plans, directing meeting agendas, managing tasks to meet project milestones, and taking responsibility for timeliness of project completion. Develop detailed project plans and tracking metrics and provide regular reports to WE-REACH staff and the program’s Executive Leadership Group. Manage all project-related communications. Work collaboratively with cross-functional university department teams. Contribute to retrospective project reviews for the sake of improving processes, ranging from project selection to orchestration to termination. Work with confidential materials and information.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years experience in project management or related equivalent work experience.
Desired: •Experience working within the university setting is preferred •Experience working with budgeting and finance is preferred •Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred •Interest in career advancement
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
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