1+ months

PMO Manager

Los Angeles, CA

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Position Description:


The position is responsible for supporting the program management group in a program operations role.  Specific responsibilities include planning, analysis, reporting, systems support, process improvement, and experience with procedures and systems used for product development, design controls, and design history file.  Provides guidance to turn abstract deliverables required by SOP’s and WI’s into actionable items.  Ability to improve product development infrastructure (requires a good understanding of the relationship between formal regulations, standards, the system, and the working practices of the business unit while maintaining compliance).




Experience with program management, EDM (electronic document management) and PLM (product life cycle) systems.


Experience or familiarity with medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry regulations and standards:


·         US FDA Quality System Regulations for medical device manufacturers

·         International regulations, such as European Medical Device Regulations (new version of MDR in 2017, replacing former Active Implanted Medical Device (AIMD) regulations)

·         Product development standards such as ISO 13485, 14971, 62304 etc.

·         Newer requirements such as Universal Device Identification and Global Trade Identification Numbers

·         Product technical standards


Program management experience within a medical device organization preferred.


Requirements & Competencies:


·         Proven track record in Project Management skills

·         Excellent analytical, writing, and presentation skills with the ability to train others

·         Works autonomously and demonstrates ability to take responsibility

·         Demonstrates high level professional presentation and facilitation skills

·         Demonstrates ability to work with and manage cross-cultural teams

·         Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders

·         Results-oriented

·         Self-starter, detail and deadline oriented

·         Excellent computer skills: TeamCenter, Windchill, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio

·         Must be innovative in devising solutions to new situations facing procedural gridlock or program delay while remaining in compliance.

·         Customer focused and responsive since the position exists to support and meet cross-functional requests.

·         Understanding of databases and ability to contribute to and implement useful small to medium scale database systems is desired.


 Education and certifications:


·         Bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, technology, engineering

·         PMP Certification strongly preferred
Job Family: Product Development
Division: CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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