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Project Manager (Consultant)

Engineering - Leuven | About a week ago

We are looking for an experienced (assistant) Project Manager to join our team in Leuven, to support the development of a radically innovative testing solution for airborne infectious diseases, such as SARS-CoV-2. You will be responsible for one or more sub-projects in the overall product development project, such as the development of a specific proof-of-concept setup or a study for a strategic partner. You are able to understand the technical language of medical product development but always focus on the planning and organization aspects of the discussion. Switching from hands-on tasks, such as writing a small report or ordering supplies, to strategic long term planning comes natural to you. You will work closely with the technical leads and management to accomplish tasks that are instrumental to the success of this project. Also see

Project Manager (Consultant)

The assignment

  • Interact with all team members to ensure you have all the information you need to plan your projects. 
  • Maintain a clear overview of ongoing activities and be ready to report on the status at all times. 
  • Identify issues early on, always being one step ahead instead staying in reaction modus.  
  • Manage time effectively according to aggressive project schedules. 
  • Quickly adapt to new project requirements and effectively manage changing requests.

Required knowledge and skills

  • 3+ years of experience in planning and coordinating projects in medical product development. 
  • Experience with IVD product development is a strong bonus. 
  • A technical background in molecular diagnostics, optics, physics, engineering or similar is a strong bonus. 
  • Both hands-on mentality and planning capabilities are required. 
  • A team player with excellent communication skills and fluent in English. 
  • Immediate availability to come and work at the Imec facilities in Leuven is a strong bonus.

Duration of the assignment

Minimum 6 months

Desired start date and work regime

Asap - fulltime


imec Leuven

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