1+ months

Principal Product Development Project Management Specialist

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Principal Product Development Project Management Specialist


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 24, 2020

**Principal Product Development Project ManagementSpecialist**

**Careers That Change Lives**

value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to
solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses
together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the
full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to
address the needs of customers and patients across the globe

Principal Product Development Project Management Specialist position has the
primary responsibility to oversee and manage the operational aspects of new
product development projects and initiatives within the Coronary Structural
Heart / Aortic Peripheral Vascular (CSH/APV) RD Enterprise Optimization

Reporting to
the Sr. Director of PMO, this position will be responsible or representing the
PMO (Project Management Office) serving as the project manager in the execution
of New Product Development (NPD) projects.
This position will work with cross functional project team(s) to lead
project management activities and continuous improvement initiatives within to
drive better execution of NPD projects.
This role will directly influence project strategy and cross functional
project teams and stakeholders to ensure project milestones are achieved. In addition of supporting the overall
project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business
reviews etc.) this role will participate in implementing best practice tools
and techniques in project management within NPD projects.

**A Day in the Life**

+ Oversees and manages the operationalaspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between projectmanagement and planning, project team, and line management.

+ Manage changing priorities onprojects through effective schedule management and deployment of PMmethodologies.

+ Drive the overall projectmanagement infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviewsetc.) of NPD projects and initiatives following design control process.

+ Manages the development andimplementation process of a company's products and services involvingdepartmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new orexisting products.

+ Reviews status of projects andbudgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

+ Monitors the project from initiationthrough delivery.

+ Assesses project issues and developsresolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goalsand objectives.

+ Develops mechanisms for monitoringproject progress and for intervention and problem solving with projectmanagers, line managers, and clients.

+ Participate in implementing bestpractice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects andoptimization of the Product Development Process (PDP)

+ Work closely with the Core TeamLeader, Project Review Committee, key Sponsors and Stakeholders to communicateorganizational capacity constraints and portfolio risks.

+ Work with Core Team Members andthe DRM group to ensure integration of tools and methodologies to drivepredictability in the innovation of new product portfolio

**SpecialistCareer Stream:**

+ Typically, an individual contributorwith responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty. Deliversand/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders toachieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may directthe work of other lower level professionals. The majority of time is spentdelivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation -while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skillsnormally acquired through advanced education.


+ Autonomy:Seasoned individualcontributor.

+ Works independently under limited supervision to determine and developapproach to solutions.Coaches and reviews the work of lower level specialists; may manageprojects / processes.

+ Organizational Impact:May beresponsible for entire projects or processes within job area.Contributes to the completion of work group objectives, through buildingrelationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments.

+ Innovation andComplexity:Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may requireunderstanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties.Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhanceperformance of the job area.Analysis provided is in-depth in nature and often provides recommendationson process improvements.

+ Communication andInfluence:Communicates with senior internal and external customersand vendors.Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas and issues to achieveobjective, and influence decision-making.

+ Leadership and TalentManagement:May provide guidance, coaching and training to otheremployees within job area.

+ May manage projects, requiringdelegation of work and review of others' work product .

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor of Science inEngineering, or Sciences with 7+ years of experience

**Nice to Have**


+ PMP Certification

+ 5+years experience working inProject Management environment.

+ Medical device, technologyexperience


+ Dynamic team player and leaderthat can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

+ Program management experienceleading large, mission-critical programs that involve significant businesschange and organizational transformation.

+ Experience with developing,implementing, and monitoring process improvement initiatives, projectmanagement frameworks and methodologies.

+ Experience leading large teams ina matrix management environment.

+ Demonstrated track record ofestablishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

+ Experienced with MS project, MSOffice

+ High level of enthusiasm,motivation, and drive for results.

+ Strong leadership andinterpersonal skills, adept at navigating organizational challenges and possessability to work with through others and accomplish objectives.

+ Ability to establish personalcredibility and build trust quickly.

+ Excellent oral and written skillswith the ability to interface at all levels in the organization.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change
healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology,
therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend
life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than
yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and
advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed
with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare
needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all
the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands
described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-06-26 Expires: 2020-09-03

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