Job ID R-414254 Date posted 11/02/2021 Apply

Program Manager

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Associate Director of Program Management, this role will be supporting the Infusion Specialty Disposables (ISD) Business Groups of MDS. The cross functional role will be responsible for leading and motivating a complex cross functional team or a program with one or more projects to define and develop a product(s). This Leader will define the program architecture and drive successful project / program execution globally.

Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Primary Functions:

This Leader will define the program architecture and drive successful project / program execution globally. The role will effectively develop, organize, and motivate a highly skilled cross-functional team. In addition, they will create and drive go-to-market strategy and ensure successful commercial launch. This high visibility leadership role will present frequently across various levels up to and including the PDT.

Executes a project or multiple projects of medium scale and moderate complexity by leading cross functional teams individually or with an additional project leader. Examples would be larger and more complex new product development line extensions or new products that are new to the business.  Analyzes development situations and data with in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.

Influences solutions to business or technical problems.  Communicates and implements the strategic and technical direction for the project/program team.  Demonstrates a working knowledge of business & market growth drivers & trends, influences business case development.  Complete understanding of a wide application of project management principles, theories & concepts.

Primary Responsibilities:

The role will require cross-functional leadership, influencing and negotiation skills, and project/program management proficiency in addition to the ability to directly lead associates in project execution. More specifically, your responsibilities may include:

  • Lead a cross-functional team, including R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Medical, and Manufacturing resources in managing and executing projects in support of global medical products.

  • Collaborate with the global platform leadership team including reviewing of portfolio projects and managing priorities

  • Lead and support execution of technical and/or cross-functional project work

  • Support the portfolio of current products in terms of quality and regulatory compliance, manufacturing, and supply continuity

  • Ensure implementation and rigor of product development processes and design control procedures

  • Demonstrate strong and clear accountability for operational and program success

  • Demonstrate leadership, learning agility, and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership and actions

  • Motivate the team to achieve individual and program objectives

  • Foster the development of team members to excel in their performance, both functionally and cross-functionally

  • Contribute to a culture of innovation by proactively generating novel concepts to improve current product performance or enhance current products’ ability to address customer needs.

  • Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices

  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Create and effectively manage program budget and resource needs

  • Executes a project or multiple projects of Low to moderate complexity by leading cross functional teams individually or with an additional project leader. Examples would be larger and more complex new product development line extensions or new products that are new to the business.

  • Responsible for the execution, quality, and results of his or her project and the success of the resulting product for the business or in the market.

  • Demonstrate leadership, learning agility and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership and actions.

  • Interacts with functional managers and business leaders to communicate regarding critical project risks, questions, or challenges.

  • Challenges core team members, functional leaders and business leaders regarding functional and cross functional strategies and approaches to improve product development outcomes.

  • Analyzes development situations and data with in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.

  • Influences solutions to business or technical problems.

  • Communicates and implements the strategic and technical direction for the project/program team.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of business & market growth drivers & trends, influences business case development.

  • Complete understanding of a wide application of project management principles, theories & concepts.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related engineering degree is required.

  • An advanced degree in an engineering discipline or MBA is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The following skills and abilities are requirements for the role:

Requirements:

  • At least 8 years relevant experience in product development and design with at least 3 years product development and design experience in medical devices/products.

  • Minimum of 1-3 years project management experience.

Critical Skills and Competencies 

  • Successful track record of commercializing new products

Experience in new product development planning multiple work-streams, identifying risk and implementing action plans to optimize timelines and reduce execution risk

  • Experience establishing customer requirements from defined needs specifications and translating to product requirements

This role requires excellence in the following critical competencies: 

  • Experience utilizing combination of analytical, statistical, computational, and empirical methods to gain deep understanding of design and minimize overall development timelines 

  • Experience managing ambiguity

  • Demonstrated learning agility of new subject matter

  • Demonstrated ability to act as a change protagonist

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills

Leadership Success Factors: 

  • Be bold and strategic

  • Remove obstacles and empower others

  • Deliver results that matter

  • Debate and decide, then commit and go

  • Win as one BD

  • Have the courage to iterate, try new things and embrace change

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. 

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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