Project Manager Emerging Markets EMEA


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Job Description

Why Us

Illumina has been working hard establishing our presence in Emerging Markets over the last ten years and helping to drive adoption of next generation sequencing in areas such as Turkey, Russia/ CIS, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. As demand increases, we want to ensure the best possible experience for both our partners and customers.

Our Project Manager will take responsibility for developing and driving our new Emerging Markets Partner Transitioning Program, including managing partner assessments, training, internal staff hiring and organizing the MEA tool program. Reporting to the Regional Service Leader, you will be working with various EMEA functions, sales, finance, legal, facility management, Product Support & Training. Being located or able to commute to our Cambridge offices would be a plus. This role may also be located in the Middle East region.

Why You

Great Project Management skills and experience across a variety of Emerging Markets will give you the ability to contribute significantly to Illumina's plans for growth in the region. In the role you will develop guidelines, processes and procedures for compliance with appropriate standards and regulations. You will engage Operations and Technical Support management teams to fulfill all actions and drive adoption if the program with our partners. You will have a good understanding of Emerging Markets and have a customer solutions / Life Science industry background. You will be able to demonstrate working at pace, multi tasking and have both strategic and tactical execution skills. You will be happy to travel as part of this role to support regional projects and enjoy interfacing with team members across the company. You will have excellent attention to detail and enjoy the mental challenge of problem solving.


Facilitate and drive all current and future Emerging Markets projects and being the central point dealing with all individual contributors and departments are depending on for these project
Drive the new EMEA Emerging Markets transitioning program including partner assessment, training, tools, facilitate internal staff hiring
Project Manage a new Illumina Centre of excellence including commercial office, training laboratory & showroom by building on our project plans already successful established Solution Centres in Berlin and Paris. Utilise best practice for planning future centres in regions
Collaborate with Service Leaders, Departmental Stakeholders and other regional and global functions to establish requirements and specifications for a Partner On boarding program
Develop a tool and spare parts program to drive customer satisfaction in the region
Support turnkey and infrastructure projects on compliance and validation requirements
Professional relevant degree or relevant professional experience
Project Management qualification or extensive experience

Like you, we know the importance your role and offer you a collaborative and supportive environment in which you are actively encouraged to continually develop your own skills and knowledge, along with embracing innovation and change. If you want to make a difference, Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome -If that inspires you, let’s talk.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.