Seeking a Senior Program Manager with 10+ years medical device and engineering program management experience to join our leading business unit & highly innovative team and help bring our next gen product to market.
Lead the cross functional team for complex technical projects from concept to commercialization;
Coordinate activities/tasks and resources across all departments including R&D, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and Operations;
Develop, track and report on program plan, detailed project schedule, change control requests, and program deliverables;
Provides comprehensive tracking and monitoring for project team using project management expertise and tools;
Monitor compliance to medical device design control and product development process for all aspects of program;
Manage project risks, develop mitigation plans and resolve problems impacting project completion, proactively resolving project issues and escalating to management when necessary;
Work with product management and senior management to define project scope and justification for new projects and features, and work with functional management for resource planning and requirements;
Monitor and report project team activities against project plan to identify deviations from planned timing, budget and/or scope;
Use appropriate communication tools to ensure that all project customers are informed of project status;
Negotiate with stakeholders to ensure positive response and agreement, striving for win-win situations;
Facilitate risk management of projects and escalation/mitigation of significant deviations;
Facilitate project team meetings with agendas, minutes and action items; and
Assure that extended team project support activities of functional teams are aligned with the project plan.
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, physics, software, etc.);
10+ years of relevant experience;
Experience working in a hardware and software medical device regulated environment;
Experience working in a matrix organization;
Ability to establish relationships quickly with a broad range of constituents. Must possess a collaborative style to work effectively throughout the organization;
Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment toward goals and objectives;
Ability to influence actions and opinions of others in a desired direction, to exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives;
Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills;
PMP certification preferred but not required;
Experience with team collaboration tools and project management fundamentals;
Ability to problem solve and pay attention to details;
Excellent analytical skills; and
Must be proficient in MS Office Applications, MS Project and MS Visio.
U.S. citizen/green card holder required.