Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager III in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager III

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager manages and co-ordinates across all technical and service aspects of a project. This will range from initial discussions with clients, development of the project requirements, documentation aspects of setting up the project and management of all project related activities through to study completion.


  • Manages the delivery of all technical and service aspects of projects and studies for global clients.

  • Leads and facilitates customer teleconferences, and provides timely provision of customer reports and updates.

  • Ensures customer needs are properly translated into a quotation and has the responsibility to monitor and amend the quote and budget as required.

  • Partners with the R&D team to determine the preliminary design of the study and evaluates and understands the study.

  • Serves as the internal link within the company and will have direct contact with all internal departments and direct contact with customers and commercial teams

  • Exercise scope management with consideration for the customer, team, and company needs.

  • Promote a proactive, professional culture within the PMO and contribute to the group’s success.

  • Track and manage project execution, forecast revenue and key performance indicators.

  • Support or lead special projects (e.g. process improvements)

  • Some travel may be required

​​ Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.

  • 5+ years industry experience including 2 years experience in progressively more responsible Project Management roles or R&D experience managing complex projects.

  • Requires excellent organizational, planning, verbal, written and numerical skills with the ability to analyze and define solutions and manage multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines. Requires strong and effective communicator with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and clients.

  • Requires ability to develop strong customer management skills; proactively anticipates, understands, and responds to the needs of clients to meet or exceed their expectations.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.