Project Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
24 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Administration
Department: Center for Biomedical Innovation
School Area: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

PROJECT COORDINATORCenter for Biomedical Innovation (CBI)-Biomanufacturing (BioMAN) Program, to work on several projects, including Smart Data Analytics in Biomanufacturing, assessing whether the best data analytical tool was utilized for risk-based decision-making; and Competency Model and Curriculum for Biopharmaceutical Data Scientists which is applying data analytics to enhance the efficiency of business planning and operations. Responsibilities include coordinating the development and implementation of detailed project plans in the BioMAN program; maintaining project plans/schedules/deliverables; tracking key project metrics; compiling, reviewing, and analyzing complex data/findings; creating progress reports; providing recommendations on next steps and issue resolution; drafting and edit correspondence, presentations, and other documents; creating/editing spreadsheets to track activities; and providing recommendations on next steps, issue resolution, etc. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering biology, bioengineering, or other biotechnology-related major; at least two years’ project management experience; knowledge of biomanufacturing processes, data analytics, and/or regulatory operations; excellent organizational, time and project management, interpersonal, relationship management, and oral and written communication skills; ability to consolidate feedback from multiple sources into a cohesive single output document; ability to work in a fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment; success working independently and within a dynamic and closely-knit team; self-motivation; attention to detail; ability to think strategically, exert influence, negotiate, work across boundaries, set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks, meet competing deadlines, and deliver results; good judgment and discretion with confidential information; proficiency with MS Office; and ability and willingness to learn new programs.  Experience working in a multi-stakeholder/consortium environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures preferred, as is experience in the biotech industry and with directing goal-oriented research in a company or academic setting. Job #17121

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.