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Sr. Program Management - Medical Device (Irvine, CA)

  • Location: Irvine
  • $ Salary: US$50.00 - US$56.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Calum Nelson
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: 04/12/2023
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -112023-482423

Location: Irvine, CA (onsite or hybrid)
Contract: 12-months, with possibility of extension/conversion
Pay rate: $50.00 - $56.00 per hour

The NPD (New Product Development) Senior Manager, Program Management will join our client's Critical Care PMO Team, leading NPD teams through the various stages of product development, clinical evaluations, operational readiness, and commercialization for new and improved Hemodynamic Monitoring products and related accessories and disposables. In this role you will be responsible for initiating, planning, budgeting, executing, documenting, controlling, managing and communicating all aspects of project(s), to ensure on-time commercialization of new products and technologies that uphold best in-class quality standards and business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages one or more large scale to enterprise-wide projects within program, assuring strict adherence to Quality Systems and Change Control Process
  • Facilitates the creation and approval of business cases within the program, and coordinates the sharing and prioritization of resources among projects
  • Develops a detailed plan for the program and manages program change accordingly
  • Executes project plans (quality, risk, communication, staffing, etc.) and communicates program status and data to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders
  • Develops project dashboards and monthly presentations for Executive Leadership
  • Leads core team meetings and other necessary meetings to drive best in class program execution; Continually improves quality and effectiveness of how meetings are run, decisions are made, and how work gets done
  • Serves as a project and program management subject matter expert, including guiding and mentoring peers
  • Demonstrates high emotional intelligence; builds trust, rapport and respect with project team members and stakeholders; Engages in honest and transparent conversations
  • Creates a culture where teams can act with a high sense of urgency and accountability to meeting/exceeding individual and project goal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in related field with 10+ years of hands on experience managing New Product Developments projects and/or programs of increased complexity is required
  • Experience working within a regulated industry is required
  • Proficiency with MS Project is required
  • PMP Certification
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Proficient understanding of Medical Device Regulations and Product Development Process
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully managing and leading projects in the medical device industry that incorporate a mix of Software, Firmware, and Thermoplastic Hardware and Disposable components
  • Experience presenting regular project updates to Executive leadership
  • Ability to lead internal and external meetings