Job ID R-408359 Date posted 11/04/2021 Apply

Director, Software Technology Solutions - PMO

Job Description Summary

Team Overview
Our Software Technology Solutions team within Becton Dickinson (BD) is dedicated to the delivery of quality and innovative enterprise solutions to address the needs of our customers. Our team is specifically focused on cross platform software, data analytics, services and creative problem solving that drive value beyond individual BD product lines. We strive for excellence in product development, and we are looking for a leader who has passion in bringing new solutions to meet market needs, a strong record of professional achievement, and the capacity for continuous development and growth.

Job Description
We are recruiting for a highly driven cross-functional leader with proven product development and technical leadership to drive strategic initiatives across BD. The Director has overall accountability for the success of solutions and integrated platforms comprised of multiple programs and functional leaders. This role will be working with a cross functional operating teams to align on product and commercialization strategies to deliver on the value propositions, program scope, and strategic business objectives. This position leads the program/project management team that is responsible for product design, planning of the development effort, and execution of all phases through commercial launch.

Job Description

Director, STS PMO • Engineering Program/Project Management

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business to create and present project business case/strategy, execution recommendations, and periodic program updates to the business Leadership Team (LT).
  • Manage overall product project roadmap across all the active programs.
  • Drive alignment with operating team decision-makers, based on business and technical merits.
  • Manage leaders of Core Teams consisting of leaders from various functions in the execution of project deliverables (e.g., Engineering, Marketing, Regulatory, etc.).
  • Lead, direct, coach, and mentor program and project managers to maximize project success.
  • Provide meaningful and significant feedback to functional leaders regarding the performance of Core Teams for annual performance evaluations.
  • Coordinate with functional leaders to resource projects appropriately and execute to expected results.
  • Ensure effective communications with the Core Teams using a variety of tools and channels.
  • Develop and ensure compliance with program budgets, including capital & operating expenses and headcount.
  • Actively promote continuous learning to improve skills of self and the group.
  • Ensure business and technical lessons are reviewed, learned, and disseminated across programs.
  • Accountable for overall commercial success of products/solutions.
  • Run and participate on business Innovation Councils (ICs) and Project Decision Teams (PDTs)

Minimum Qualifications

  • 9+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams on complex programs in external customer-facing product development.
  • Measurable track record of successful program delivery (schedule, budget, resources, quality).
  • Ability to strategically identify, track, and address program dependencies across business units.
  • Practical resolution of critical program risks and issues which could impact or have impacted program delivery and quality.
  • Consultative experience working with key decision-makers and stakeholders in Marketing, R&D/Engineering, Customer Support, Quality, Regulatory, Risk Management, and others.
  • Experience managing people, teams, and assessing, delegating, directing work through extended sub-teams or work streams.
  • Capacity to mentor direct reports and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Passion for disciplined program management, formal program documentation, and transparency.
  • Healthcare or medical device/technology industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical Product management or Marketing role experience.
  • Development and management of project delivery metrics, with plans implemented to improve results and processes.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams in an Agile environment
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.


  • Ability to set direction, align goals, lead, and influence others in a matrix organization
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and alliances with key stakeholders at different levels
  • Strong probing and listening skills to facilitate collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Strategic thinking
  • Focused “results” orientation
  • Analytical skills to investigate, assess, and triage
  • Highly organized with consistent follow through
  • Demonstrates self-awareness by soliciting and addressing constructive feedback
  • Change management and process improvement
  • Leadership development, coaching, and mentoring
  • Demonstrates domain expertise in the use of the product by acting as a surrogate customer

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