Life Sciences Project Manager



Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

About AOA Dx Inc.       


AOA Dx is developing the next frontier in early-stage cancer detection through its pioneering work in glycolipids and proprietary biomarker technology. Our revolutionary tumor marker ganglioside platform, GlycoLocate™, is paving the way for life-saving early cancer detection. In a first of its kind, AOA Dx is developing AKRIVIS GD™, an early-stage liquid biopsy test for ovarian cancer.


Project Manager

AOA Dx is seeking a driven and proven Project Manager with experience in the biotech field to join our team and oversee project management and development milestones for AOA Dx. This position will be a critical driver of team success, ensuring key initiatives are planned and met. The successful candidate will report to the Vice President of Platform Development.



·      Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation

·      Communicate with scientists and researchers to develop sound assay development timelines and milestones

·      Manage multiple different scientific projects at once and track all progress and milestones against stated timelines.

·      Proficiency in Smartsheet or other relevant project management software

·        Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule, and budget

·      Analyze project status and, when necessary, revise the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that project requirements can be met

·        Track project milestones and progress in Smartsheet or other relevant project management software

·      Facilitate change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget

·      Collaborate with stakeholders to present and communicate project updates and status in company-wide forums Communicate project status to stakeholders and key project participants

·        Establish and maintain relationships with relevant client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes

·      Stay aware of company goals and strategies to ensure projects align with business priorities

·      Facilitate and encourage collaboration across departments to ensure projects are completed successfully

·        Delegate work to team members based on skills and expertise

·      Optimize project deliverables, schedule, and budgeting

·        Work with proposal teams to develop cost estimates and project plans



·                Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a related field, preferably in biochemistry or chemistry

·                Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification preferred

·                3+ years’ project management experience in biotech, diagnostics, or a related field

·                Ability to strategically plan and manage budgets

·  Use project management software to track multiple work streams

·                Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and relevant analytical software

·                Excellent problem solving and creative scientific skills

·                Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

·                Effective handling of simultaneous projects

·                Ability to clearly present technical and conceptual information verbally and in writing

·                Demonstrated growth in acquiring new skills and understanding new concepts



AOA Dx offers competitive benefits, including unlimited PTO, a monthly healthcare stipend, 100% employee sponsored life and disability benefits, monthly cell phone reimbursement, and a 401k plan.


Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 commensurate with experience

Location: Denver, CO