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Program Manager

Turku, Finland

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Location Turku, FI Job ID JR-034662

PerkinElmer’s commitment to scientific innovation is at the heart of everything we do. In PerkinElmer meaningful work arises to a whole new level. When working with us you really have the opportunity to make a positive impact on babies’ and mothers‘ lives.

The Turku Site, with 650 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn and maternal fetal health screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.

We are now looking to welcome new Program Manager to join our Project Management Office (PMO). PMO is a team of experts, leading all projects from development to launch of new system solutions for our Diagnostics business. The system solutions consist of reagents, software and instruments used in vitro diagnostics (IVD) environments globally. Varying from small-scale updates to complex product launches, our projects offer a wide range of challenges to even the more experienced colleague.

Role description:

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress and manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Manage a team, by scheduling, coaching and counselling the employees
  • Working in close collaboration with Regulatory, Quality, Manufacturing and Business functions

Role requirements:

  • At least a BSc degree, MSc preferred (e.g. engineering or natural sciences)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in leading commercial product development projects, preferably within medical device / IVD industry
  • Proficient with project management principles (e.g. resource allocation, cost estimation, risks analysis)
  • Proactive, collaborative, process-oriented, and a good team player with strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

What we offer:

  • We will welcome you in a truly international, collaborative and diverse working environment.
  • Many of us have long careers inside the organization and history shows we can offer extensive development opportunities.
  • Fascinating field of expertise, Dynamic and innovative culture
  • If you ask from our employees why they like to work here, you probably hear about our positive and inspiring workplace and great co-workers.

This position is permanent. Please apply by February 12th, 2023. For further information, please contact Yvonne Nymalm-Rejström by e-mail, or by telephone +358 40 720 8435 on February 8th at 14-15 or February 10th at 9-10.

Will you be our next top professional? Join us today – For the better!

PerkinElmer Turku Site is a drug free site and a medical examination for new employees includes a drug test.


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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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