1+ months

Program Manager

Burlington, MA

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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Program Manager to work with new product development teams to plan, develop, gain regulatory approval, and commercialize state of the art therapies in Mechanical Circulatory Support for Heart Failure patients and customers.  Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • This position will responsible for partnering with and leading a cross functional team across the entire product development process:â--¦This ranges from portfolio planning and conceptualization, the engineering development cycle, and ultimately through operational scale up and commercialization
  • This position will require creation of detailed project plans, resource and budget management, and schedule management
  • The Program Manager is also required to give regular program status updates to functional and executive leadership through standardized reporting tools as well as in interactive settings.
  • The Program Manager is an integrated member of the product development team and will work closely with all cross functional team members to coordinate activities, leads critical decision making, and determines trade-offs between projects and resources to resolve conflicts on a day to day basis

    Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

    • Minimum 5 years of Project Management
    • Minimum 8 years of medical device development experience
    • Technical degree in the sciences or engineering fields
    • Experience in managing cross discipline (Clinical, Regulatory, Operations, R&D, etc) development teams and/or programs
    • Experience in managing complex, multidiscipline (electrical, software, mechanical) device systems
    • Project management tools including MS project, excel, and power point.
    • Budget planning and management
    • Your preferred qualifications and education:•PMP certification.
    • Advanced degrees in business or sciences
    • Class 3 medical devices
    • Experience in clinical settings/operating room
    • Regulatory body interaction – FDA, Notified bodies, etc.
    • Upstream market and product development
      Job Family: Product Development
      Division: ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical
      Travel: Not specified
      Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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