Project Manager


Personal Characteristics

We are looking for a person who is outgoing, creative and has troubleshooting skills and analytic thinking, who thrives by ensuring that the projects meet the time and finance targets. Solid decision making and prioritization skills are also required. You have the capability to work in hectic environment. You are a natural relationship builder who easily connects with people on all levels within an organization. You make things happen with your ability to analyze, organize, prioritize, and execute.


Position Description

The main responsibility for this position is to plan and lead software and instrument development projects as well as product care projects. As a project manager at Biotage you are involved from early start, setting the scope of the project together with Product Managers, to the final launch of the product. Day to day work is to lead and support all project members including system, mechanical, electronic, firmware and software engineers to be efficient in their work. An important task is to keep track of time, cost, and resource plan as well as reporting progress and economical follow-ups. You will report to Olof Eriksson, Director I&D Project and Program management.


Essential Job Duties

Manage project execution in various projects – working with cross-functional teams from different areas of the company.
Both internal within Biotage, where some projects involve our sites in USA and UK and external collaborators.
Aid hardware and software developers during all project phases.
Lead production transfer including leading purchasing and production personal.
Administrate projects and be responsible for their budgets.
Work closely with the product managers from start to finish including focus on the requirement specifications.



General Requirements

We place great value on personal talents in this employment, including excellent leadership, communication, and coaching skills. The role mirrors a person that is creative with ambitious targets and strive to reach both short- and long-term goals. Furthermore, a true team player, inspiring and motivating other project members to always perform at their best.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and follow relevant company procedures in place at Biotage. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Required Knowledge and Skills

Passion for technology
Solid understanding of development of mechatronic systems. Preferably instruments for laboratory use.
Good understanding of SW development and managing.
Good knowledge of MS office tools; Word, Excel, Outlook, Project
Verbal fluency in Swedish.
Also, good communicator in English, both written and spoken.


Desired skills

Knowledge of using, setting up and administrating project management tools.
PMI, PMP or equivalent project manager certification.


Education and Experience

M.Sc. / B.Sc. in engineering, SW, chemistry or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience


Work Environment

Mainly office work and to some extent traveling (a couple occasions per year).



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