Senior Project Manager | Acutis Diagnostics | Hicksville, NY, USA

Senior Project Manager | Acutis Diagnostics | Hicksville, NY, USA
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A company at the leading edge of medical diagnostics

Committed professionals with an original approach to laboratory medicine. Expertise in clinical toxicology and breakthrough branded molecular diagnosis.

At Acutis, we combine hard science practiced by our scientists and technologists, with the soft skills possessed by our support staff and sales specialists. We believe that rigorous technological processes and best practices are only fully realized when their benefits are accessible to every member of the team. Toward that end, we have built a company with no gaps. No bureaucracy. No insurmountable hierarchy.

Today, we have taken a big step forward. Building on our platform of advance science and technology we are introducing to healthcare professionals Acutis Reveal™ molecular tests for infectious diseases.

From our CEO engaged in strategic planning and our senior scientists in the lab, to sales specialists on the road, every employee is fully accountable. Fully accessible. Completely willing to assume responsibility.

The work we do is serious. If you understand the responsibilities inherent in our business, embrace technology, understand that innovation is an imperative, and also believe the soul of a company is found in the ethics it practices, we invite you to join us. See our job postings.



  • Drive cross-functional team activities and stay on track with project timelines, milestones, deliverables of different stakeholders & dependencies on each other’s
  • Establish and maintain easy-to-use collaborative work execution platform and project progress tools, e.g. Gantt chart, to organize and track team’s work
  • Plan, track, and report on key workflows to project team and management including timelines and budget
  • Ensure the availability of necessary resources for the execution of the project
  • Serve as a point of contact for individuals and teams from multiple units assigned to the project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Adjust schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change by management
  • Prepare, oversee, and review documents that are related to the project
  • Attend, schedule, and organizes study-related meetings; compile and distribute agendas in advance of the meetings
  • Take minutes from internal and external meetings, get them reviewed by stakeholders and then document them properly
  • Review invoices being presented by vendors and external contributors, get them reviewed by relevant stakeholders, present them to management for approval and follow up on payments
  • Ensure that questions and issues brought up by vendors and external contributors are addressed by relevant stakeholders and responses communicated externally in time
  • Organize training and development of new staff added to the project
  • Get fully involved in resolving issues and take part in procedure improvement initiatives
  • Attain project goals by working with management and members of the project team to outline their priorities, and to also resolve conflicts that may come up in the project process
  • Analyze complex problems, apply critical thought and communicate with study team, stakeholders and management to identify solutions
  • Drive technical and logistics activities, including instrument installations, trainings, troubleshooting, and biological sample procurement and transfer for assay validations
  • Evaluate and escalate changes that significantly impact the scope or timeline of the project
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills in person, over the phone, via email, and across teams
  • Communicate complex topics in succinct and practical terms
  • Initiates creation of study specific documents (e.g., Project Management Plan, Communication Plan, Risk Mitigation Plan)

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, chemistry, or engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in project management
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a healthcare industry, preferably in a diagnostic laboratory and/or pharmaceutical development

Preferred Education and Experience

  • MS/PhD/MBA degree
  • PMP certification
  • Experience in leading projects in a matrixed organization and in delivering results using influence without authority
  • Experience in laboratory diagnostics or pharmaceutical trials

Position: Project Management

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