Our direct client is a Leading Medical devices Company and they are currently in urgent need of a Senior Project manager from engineering background and has experience in Product Development Project Management. This is a contract position with strong potential in converting to fulltime for the right candidate.
This role is responsible for driving complex product development efforts from conception to manufacturing stability. Responsibilities include:
Driving a portfolio of product design projects
Ensure Design Control processes are followed per relevant procedures
Facilitate and ensure that complex, high-value Business Unit projects are properly scoped, resourced, and communicated to minimize risk, deliver on-time and on-budget
Creating and maintaining project schedules.
Develop and monitor project budgets.
Provide clear communication to the organization on project status, critical path, as well as potential areas of risk.
Work closely with Product Development, Manufacturing, Marketing, Regulatory, and Quality organizations to ensure input and representation in the development process.
Work closely with NPI counterparts to ensure prototypes, supplier and manufacturing activities are scheduled and tracked appropriately.
Contributes to product prioritization decisions by providing data and analysis from current and past projects.
Provide feedback to team members regarding performance and requirements.
Build strong informal and formal communication channels to deliver information that is accurate and up-to-date to all stakeholders.
Utilize corporate approved tools and implement them to empower and unencumber team members as they work to complete projects.
Organize and guide large numbers of distributed, cross-functional resources successfully.
Function as the primary point-of-contact for key leaders and stakeholders across the organization
Strong communication and presentation skills
Comfortable with all phases of the product or software development lifecycle including idea generation, concept development and testing, design, implementation, validation and transfer
Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful with the ability to deal with conflict and drive to solution
Proven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environment
Ability to handle ambiguity effectively and oversee multiple projects at once
Requires knowledge of engineering, product strategy and business management
Experience in analyzing tradeoffs between product features, customer needs/requirements, produce-ability and cost
Demonstrated ability to synthesize data, set actionable goals and drive metrics and execution
Minimum 6 years of experience involved in the development and commercialization of products
Minimum 6 years of experience involved in software development life cycle
Medical device experience preferred
In depth understanding of Agile methodology, its values and principles, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, etc.
High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously; must work well under pressure, be flexible, and meet deadlines
Energetic and balanced person with a drive for results, who feels accountable, has a great attitude, and is a team-player; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.
Desired project tools experience includes Clarity, JIRA, Confluence.
Certification in project management (PMP) desired.
BS or equivalent work experience in a scientific or engineering field preferred; business, finance or related field will be considered in conjunction with experience
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