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Project Manager Management

New York, New York, United States
February 08, 2018

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Corona, NY ***** 646-***-****


Certified project management professional with 10+ years of experience in the scientific environment, providing operational and strategic support for clinical research studies and assay development. Collaborates and achieve process alignment with clients, vendors, project and study teams. Serves as liaison between company and clinical investigators. Recognized as a strong leader dedicated to continuous process improvement to increase productivity and resolving critical issues. Demonstrates proven success in regulatory submission, risk management and control and providing leadership across a matrixed environment. HIGHLIGHTS

● Project Management ● Requirements Gathering

● Budget Management ● Vendor and Client Management

● Change Control and Status Reports ● Develop study documents

● Regulatory Submission ● Planning and Innovation Strategy

● Operational Management ● Communications / Presentations

● Cross Functional Team Leadership ● Performance Metrics

● Risk Management and Control ● Data Collection & Data Analysis

● Critical Path Analysis ● Process Mapping and Improvement

● Critical Thinking / Problem Solving ● Meeting Facilitation PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Turing Pharmaceuticals Medical Affairs Department 2016 – 2017 MEDICAL AFFAIRS OPERATIONS MANAGER

• Developed project plans then tracking and managing deliverables ensuring plans are executed in a timely fashion, keeping track of the critical path and tasks dependencies.

• Managed various medical affairs projects such as Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT’s), chart reviews, advisory boards, regulatory submissions and publications.

• Developed specific business strategies and tactics and ensured governance and oversight.

• Developed project reports and dashboards for review and use by key stakeholders.

• Reduced costs in project execution by implementing project cost controls, improved cash flow management processes, and accounts receivable systems.

• Worked with compliance to develop contracts/standard operating procedures and trained staff on SOP’s. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Center for Molecular Oncology Integrated Genomics Operation 2013 – 2016 TEAM LEAD / PROJECT MANAGER

• Set project goals and managed three team members in the implementation and timely completion of projects.

• Cut costs and reduced time to completion by implementing Lean strategies and initiatives.

• Improved the organization’s efficiency and reliability through continuous professional development.

• Monitored project milestones and communicated to project stakeholders using various software tools.

• Introduced, tested, and implemented a new process slashing required resources by 35%.

• Participated in team implementation of a Lean initiative throughout the department, resulting in significant decrease in project completion time and cost.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Geoffrey Beene Translational Oncology Core Facility 2009 – 2013 RESEARCH SCIENTIST / PROJECT MANAGER

• Coached team members and provided the motivation required to meet expectations for project outcomes.

• Supported principal investigators (PIs) and lab staff in designing and conducting clinical research experiments.

• Built and maintained vendor and PI relationships, recommended innovations, new techniques, and procedures. SABRENA THOMAS 646-***-**** Page 2 NYU Academic Project 2011 –2012


• Developed project charter that outlines scope, communication and risk management plans.

• Created an eCommerce website using MS Visio, MS Project, and Adobe Dreamweaver.

• Identified and managed project risk, reported on project status, and assessed project needs.

• Used software expertise in fully developing the site. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Geoffrey Beene Translational Oncology Core Facility 2007 – 2009 RESEARCH SCIENTIST

• Assisted the Core director and senior research scientist in project design and supervised junior lab staff.

• Coordinates and facilitates meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.

• Analyzed data and results using MS Excel and other data analysis software.

• Assisted in the execution and management of all translational research projects within the department according to GCP and ICH Guidelines.


• Master of Science, Management and Systems (GPA 3.6/4.0), New York University

• Bachelor of Science, Biology (Magna cum Laude), West Virginia State University CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

• Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

• Certificate in Project Management, New York University

• Lean principles, techniques and methodologies: Value Stream Mapping, 5-S, Kaizen, Visual Management, Honsha Consulting

• Leadership Training for Managers, Dale Carnegie

• Project Management and Leadership Training, Project Management Institute TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

• Expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project), Cisco WebEx and Skype for meetings

• Knowledge of Visio, Basecamp, Trello and Prezi for presentation PUBLICATIONS

• Prognostic Relevance of Integrated Genetic Profiling in Acute Myeloid, Jay P. Patel, Mithat Gönen, Ph.D., Maria E. Figueroa, M.D., Hugo Fernandez, M.D., Zhuoxin Sun, Ph.D., Janis Racevskis, Ph.D., Pieter Van Vlierberghe, Ph.D., Igor Dolgalev, B.S., Sabrena Thomas, et al.

• Genetic Characterization of TET1, TET2, and TET3 alterations in Myeloid Malignancies Omar Abdel- Wahab,1,2 Ann Mullally,3,4 Cyrus Hedvat,5 Guillermo Garcia-Manero,6 Jay Patel,1 Martha Wadleigh,3 Sebastien Malinge,7 JinJuan Yao,5 Outi Kilpivaara,1 Rukhmi Bhat,7 Kety Huberman,1 Sabrena Thomas,1 et al.

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