The Project Leader is responsible for providing overall project leadership and coordination to move projects through POETﾒs Stage-Gateﾮ process reducing cycle time to gate decisions. To fulfill responsibilities of the position, the Project Leader will lead teams of individuals composed of peers in science and technology, team members across POET, and outside resources to ensure projects flow seamlessly from concept to commercial implementation
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
3+ years of research and development, project management, and/or new product development experience preferably working in a chemical, agricultural or biotechnology environment.
Demonstrated skills in project management, financial budgeting, and resource allocation.
Project management certification preferred.
Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time in an ever changing environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Advanced knowledge in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.
POET - 17 months ago