IS Portfolio Manager - US Manufacturing

Software/IT Durham, North Carolina Hazelwood, Missouri

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This is a global position responsible for leading the US Manufacturing Portfolio of IS Projects.
As IS Manufacturing Portfolio Manager you will be a key Business Partner to support the transformation of our manufacturing sites, build and promote the portfolio for which you are accountable of the execution.
This position is interfacing with IS Domain Managers (Business Services, PMO, Project Management Domain, Architect), with Manufacturing VPs and Directors, and Manufacturing Business Process Owner.
What will be your responsibilities?
Relationship Management
  • Act as leader with all IS resources involved in project deliveries by providing guidance and supervisory support to the project, ensuring alignment with commitments.
  • Participate in project leader staffing, Manage functionally and coach the project leaders.
  • Establish strong partnership with the R&D stakeholders. Work regularly with Business Process Owner and/or Global Leaders.
Portfolio definition
  • Accountable to define a portfolio roadmap along with key stakeholders,
  • Accountable to provide project budget inputs to IS Leadership and Executive Sponsors,
  • Translate and organize the defined roadmap into projects plan (timeline, budget, resources),
  • Communicate the vision and the portfolio to IS and internal customer stakeholders.
Portfolio execution
  • Accountable for portfolio execution from opportunity to end of each and every project of the portfolio
  • Responsible for scoping phase
  • Provide inputs for Capacity Planning and secure staffing with IS Domain Managers and with business stakeholders when appropriate.
  • Participate in vendor management (RFP/vendor selection, vendor performance). 
Who are you?
  • Bachelors degree required with 5+ years of experience in program or project management in IT or Manufacturing. Masters degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience in a regulated environment preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a global environment / organization is preferred
  • Solid analytical, organizational, and project management skills and leadership
  • Very good interpersonal skills, active listener, organizational awareness and relationship building
  • Very good communicator, both verbal and written
  • Ability to present projects, challenges, and opportunities to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to lead internal cross-cultural and transversal groups in a Worldwide environment 


BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).