Clinical Project Manager (Operations) - #740525

Guardant Health

Date: 01/14/2022 19:00 PM

City: Redwood City, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.

Job Description

As a Clinical Project Manager in the Operations Program Management team, you will work closely with the Operations team and collaborate with cross-functional key stakeholders across the organization, including Technology Development, Quality, Bioinformatics, Clinical Development and Biopharma Teams.  The Operations Program management team manages all projects/programs within the Operations portfolio ensuring projects/programs move forward as effectively and successfully as possible through the development and implementation of project management best practices. You will lead and participate in supporting the projects, maintaining timelines and schedules, and supporting cross functional activities.  Activities include supporting continuous improvement projects, Sustain and Support, new product launches and activities pertaining to multi-site functionality. 


  • In close collaboration with the Project Team Leader and Core Team, develop, implement, and manage development and execution plans with relevant cross functional teams;
  • Guide cross functional teams with next steps;
  • Develop methods to track, monitor and report key operational metrics;
  • Monitor and maintain updates, meeting minutes, project status cross functionally;
  • Responsible for building and maintaining timelines/dashboards;
  • Responsible for Core Team communication of program/project strategy, progress, and risks/issues to company leadership and other key stakeholders;
  • Manage and monitor strategic and operational project risks and ensure implementation of mitigation strategies;
  • Provide a weekly project status updates;
  • Set up cross-functional meetings for review and approval of project activities;
  • Support logistics tasks and coordination of activities; and
  • Serve as point of contact between operations and relevant stakeholders/teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience working in operations or similar position.
  • Previous experience in project management or cross functional teams preferred.
  • Previous clinical laboratory work or molecular biology techniques preferred.
  • Experience working with project management tools.
  • Ability to proactively communicate consistently, clearly, and honestly with internal employees and managers as needed.
  • Position requires the ability to collect information from multiple sources, sort through, integrate, and resolve often conflicting timelines.
  • Experience leading team meetings and gathering information in an organized manner.
  • Possess meticulous attention to detail.
  • Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner.
  • Good communication and project management skills, appropriate for both leadership and individual contributor roles.
  • Enjoy working independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and able to adapt to change.
  • Experience in using such tools as Smartsheets, Confluence, Microsoft Office and Tableau.

Additional Information

Covid Vaccination Policy: Starting January 7, 2022, Guardant Health will require all employees to be fully vaccinated to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) request and obtain an approved exemption from Guardant’s COVID-19 U.S. Vaccination Policy as a reasonable accommodation, as consistent with applicable laws.  An employee is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccination. Acceptable vaccines are approved or under emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, fully-vaccinated employees will be required to maintain their fully-vaccinated status under this policy by obtaining, if applicable, any FDA-approved boosters.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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