Programme Manager


Manor Loan, Stirling

Job Type


Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities

Scope of the role
The Programme Manager is a key global role that will lead various project teams with a high-level degree interaction with other functions within LumiraDx.  The main responsibility is to ensure that assigned programmes in the R&D portfolio are completed on schedule and meet product and quality objectives. This individual develops detailed programme management plans, generates schedules/timelines, secures resources, provides status reports, and ensures all project documentation is completed in accordance with LumiraDx’s Quality System. They identify bottlenecks and interdependencies in the programme, work collaboratively with cross-functional team to find timely solutions. The Programme Manager champions continuous development and improvement of project delivery processes.
Purpose of the role
This role will be working in our global disease portfolio with cross-functional teams, leading and driving assay development projects from concept to post-launch phase. The role operates across assay and instrument project teams to bring together overall programme delivery. Building overall program management capability and contributing to continuous improvement of our product delivery processes is a key objective of this role.
Key areas of responsibility
  • Lead product development projects, whilst employing a business-driven mindset
  • Develop and maintains full scale project plans, including tasks, owners, scheduling, timelines, milestones, resources, budget.
  • Identify project interdependencies and bottlenecks, work relentlessly to bring together key stakeholders to problem solve.
  • Ensure alignment & mutual commitment between the Programme & Functions
  • Champion the core team model, design and development process, and best-in-class tools to collaborate as well as deliver programme objectives
  • Drive development and implementation of new processes as well as tools to improve product development process
  • Manage Project risk analysis, risk mitigation plans within the Project team: initiation, follow-up & reporting
  • Manages Project documentation in accordance with applicable regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Define, measure, and communicate project progress to leadership functions.
  • Serves as chairperson for design and technical reviews.
  • Share best practices and tools across programmes

Required Experience

Position Requirements
  • BSc or MSc in relevant scientific discipline
  • Direct work experience in medical device, biotechnology, or life science industry in R&D and project/programme management functions
  • Programme Management experience in various aspects of product development and sustaining execution and product launch.
  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003, FDA regulations.
  • Working in a global environment. Must be able to accommodate flexible working hours.
  • Experience in organizing own work to deliver projects to meet quality, budget, and timeline requirements.
  • Proactive, cross-functional, and enthusiastic team player with an ability to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight timelines.
  • Business-driven approach.
  • Drives effective decision making.
  • Concern for regulation and quality best practice.
  • Proficiency in MS Office packages (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Gantt Charts, smartsheet).
  • Advanced degree in relevant scientific discipline.
  • Direct work experience in IVD diagnostics, in R&D and project/programme management functions.
  • Previous exposure to AGILE and SAFE development.
  • Accreditation by APM, PMI, IPMA or other project management organization.
  • Proficiency in product requirements and project management tools (JIRA, JAMA, Basecamp, Trello).
  • Experience in marketing, customer support, sales.


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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.