Principal PD Project Management Specialist

  • MedTronic
  • Santa Rosa, CA, USA
  • Sep 16, 2020
Full time Biotech Business Development Engineering Health Care Information Technology Management Professional Services Strategy-Planning

Job Description

The 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 group.

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

  • Manage changing priorities on projects through effective schedule management and deployment of PM methodologies.

  • Drive the overall project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviews etc.) of NPD projects and initiatives following design control process.

  • Manages the development and implementation process of a company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.

  • 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.

  • Participate in implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects and optimization of the Product Development Process (PDP)

  • Work closely with the Core Team Leader, Project Review Committee, key Sponsors and Stakeholders to communicate organizational capacity constraints and portfolio risks.

  • Work with Core Team Members and the DRM group to ensure integration of tools and methodologies to drive predictability in the innovation of new product portfolio 

    Must Have: Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelors degree required

    • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

    Nice to Have

    • Engineering or Sciences degree

    • MBA

    • PMP Certification

    • 5+years’ experience working in Project Management environment.

    • Medical device, technology experience 

Requisition Number: 20000ETW 

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