Job ID R-490684 Date posted May 5, 2024

Senior Project Manager

Job Description Summary

As a member of the BD Pharmaceutical Systems Advanced Drug Delivery Solution (ADDS) business you will be responsible for leading a multi-functional product development team to develop a unique and complex drug delivery device.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

As a member of the BD Pharmaceutical Systems Advanced Drug Delivery Solution (ADDS) business, you will have the unique opportunity to play a vital role in the rapid scale-up of an exciting new business platform that will be a key contributor to BD’s future growth. Our mission is to become a world-class, customer focused organization that will have a significant impact in improving how patients receive drugs for their chronic conditions. You will have the advantage of combining the best of both worlds: the agility and creativity of a high-growth, start-up environment, and the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company.

The Senior Project Manager will lead a large cross-functional Core Team to develop a unique and complex drug delivery device from inception to launch. Project success is measured on quality of outputs meeting scope of work, schedule and budget and the ultimate successful launch of a new product.


Responsibilities include:

  • Applies extensive technical expertise & has full knowledge of related disciplines.  Develops technical and business process solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. In partnership with the platform and core team members, leads the development and commercialization, go to market and launch strategy of the project.

  • Responsible for the creation of the project work breakdown structures, integrated business plan and product requirements. Leads the cross functional development of the product architecture for each functional area, synthesizes functional plans and identifies critical interdependencies to drive successful execution of the project.

  • Designs and performs development of a complex nature, working with functional and multifunctional teams within defined parameters.  Modifies methodologies and procedures as applicable to the project for quicker, valid results. 

  • Ensures quality conduct of projects, including design, data summary and interpretation, report and manuscript preparation and review adherence to applicable regulations.

  • Represents the organization as the prime contact on contracts and projects.  Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Guides the successful completion of projects by effectively organizing, coaching and motivating a highly skilled cross functional team.

  • May perform other duties as required


  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and manage multiple levels of associates.

  • Effective analytical, technical, and problem solving skills.

  • Effective interpersonal and collaborative skills.

  • Commercial Excellence - ability to effectively apply business, financial and commercial knowledge to successfully deliver the product development outcomes.

  • Optimized Execution and Performance - advances long-term growth while consistently meeting or exceeding near-term business performance expectations.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills

  • Ability to manage ambiguity

  • Ability to act as a change protagonist

  • Critical thinking

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in science or engineering.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with the development of medical devices.

  • At least 3-5 years project management experience.

  • Strong experience and knowledge of product development and ability to lead product development initiatives.

  • Working knowledge of international standards applicable to medical devices, including ISO13485, ISO14971, and IEC60601.

  • Experience developing hardware products in a regulated environment following a Phase Gated Product Development process.

  • Expertise in generating customer requirements and writing product requirements and specifications.

  • Experience contracting with, and managing, third party hardware consultants within and outside the U.S is considered a positive.

  • Experience in project execution and administration.

  • Ability to work with other functions and facilitate activities from a systems integration perspective.


  • PMP certification is a plus

  • Masters or PhD is preferred.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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