26 days old

R&D Program Manager

Carlsbad, CA 92008
R&D Program Manager


Carlsbad, California, United States

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Post Date:

Apr 07, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

Our space, the medical device and healthcare industry, is rapidly changing. It always has been that way. With remote monitoring, wearables, robotics, AR/VR, telemedicine, and much more, agility and responsiveness are key to our success. Experience what its like to work at a company with an exciting product pipeline full of patented inventions driving innovation in the healthcare space.

**A Day in the Life**

This position is responsible for the direct management of high-tech Ventilation product development projects involving teams with a broad range of cross-functional departments, potentially including numerous and diverse outside vendors. Projects managed can range in scope from medium scale/complexity to large scale/complexity managed domestically and / or internationally.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Manages projects from initiation to delivery; driving project team to execute on tasks and deliverables

+ Develops project plan and integrated schedules, ensures plans address stage gate deliverables

+ Works with functional management to ensure sufficient and appropriate resources will be made available

+ Monitors progress on project deliverables, metrics and technical output

+ Develops a sense of urgency when key deliverables are jeopardized

+ Facilitates problem solving and meetings to address obstacles

+ Proactively manages risks and employs strategies to address

+ Holds team members accountable to project commitments

+ Facilitates communication to key stakeholders on project performance

+ Fosters teamwork; strives to maintain an environment of openness and trust

+ Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.

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

+ Manages the development and implementation process of a companys products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products and processes.

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

+ Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

+ Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

+ Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

+ Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

+ Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree in Engineering and/or adjacent discipline

+ 7+ years of relevant experience driving product development/ verification projects with bachelors degree or 5+ years of relevant experience with an advanced degree

**Nice to Have**

+ Project management and/or technical leadership experience in a stage-gate system with international teams and engineering service providers

+ Masters degree in Engineering and/or MBA. PMP Certification is a plus

+ Excellent project management and organization skills including clear goals/milestones setting, detailed planning/organizing teamwork, diligent monitoring/tracking progresses and managing dynamic changes

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills including management of expectations, and relationships with stakeholders

+ Excellent interpersonal and influence skills including efficient collaboration, effective negotiation, timely conflict resolution, and creative problem solving of difficult situations such as resource constraints, ambiguous/conflicting requirements, and other road-blocks

+ Must have leadership skills and experience managing complex technology development projects and cross functional teams.

+ Technically savvy; must be able to discuss, understand and make decisions regarding a wide array of engineering disciplines and complex technical/logistical issues.

+ Must possess courage and confidence in managing risks and making decisions that will likely have a large impact on organizational objectives.

+ Expert-level skills using the tools and techniques of Project Management.

+ Experience in successfully leading a medical device project from concept to market in FDA regulated industry is a plus

+ Works independently; self-directed

+ Travel 15%

**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 physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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 functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
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: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-05-16

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