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Data Platform and Cloud Sr. Program Manager

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
  • Job Code
    21000O4Q
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This position is responsible for achieving successful implementation of strategic product development programs utilizing the PDP (Product development process). The program manager ensures best-in-class new product development practices as a competitive advantage for the business. The program manager will lead the design and development of web application, database, and cloud-based systems that are the foundation of our connected diabetes solutions.

Responsible for either leading small programs under the direction of a Core Team Lead or providing program/project management structure to core teams working with a CTL. The program manager will lead and direct day to day activities for core team members through managing project plans, issues tracking, and accountability for deliverables across multiple functional organizations. They will also take on other organizing programs that may be outside of the scope of new product development but related to product support including examples such as sustaining programs, significant compliance activities, product end of life, PDP improvement programs and support for individual CAPAs or other quality initiatives. The program manager will use judgment to assess deliverable tradeoffs related to delivering high quality products to market in a timely manner in accordance with Medtronic design control standards and the relevant regulatory requirements.

DIABETES

The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're purposeful. We're committed. And we're driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

A Day in the Life

  • Accountable to the Product Review Committee and PMO Leader for overall program execution.
  • Maintains the phase schedule and leads PDP cross-functional team(s) through successful completion of the phase review process.
  • Resolves action items initiated at phase reviews
  • Ensures that cross-functional resources are assigned and held accountable for task and outcome completion
  • Ensures that products are launched on time and meet established goals and objectives that support the financial and competitive goals of the organization
  • Manages projects within portfolio and makes commitments to meet specific business goals and objectives
  • Manages and tracks project budget with components that include human resources, prototypes, suppliers, and general expenses to meet established return on investments per project
  • Provides the communication link between the project team and the PRC, and the PMO Leader and ensures team deliverables are in compliance with the PDP process and standard product development process, and meet the PRC's expectations
  • Coaches team members to ensure process adherence and effective project management, utilizing best practice project management skills, as well as framing and resolving issues through the PDP process and other best practices
  • Guide and assist in PDP continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provide partnership and feedback to the design control facilitators
  • Collaborates with Training and Development to provide project and team training to core teams
  • Provides feedback to functional department heads during AOP, strategic planning process and the performance management process
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • 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.
  • Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • 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 and processes.
  • 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.
  • Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of project's key stakeholders.
  • Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

Bachelor's Degree with 7 + years program experience related to product development

OR

Master's Degree with 5 years program experience related to product development

Nice to Have

  • Program/project management experience in the medical device, aerospace, automotive or other highly regulated industry
  • Masters in Engineering or MBA
  • Project Management Certification - PMP
  • Experience in product development of drug delivery devices, preferably insulin delivery devices
  • Experience devising and implementing streamlined processes and strategic programs to improve efficiency, timeliness, and productivity
  • Experience in leading within matrix organizations requiring strong influence management skills
  • Change agent -- willingness and ability to lead and institute change
  • Influence management skills; experience working collaboratively at all levels in matrix environment to build and maintain the positive relationships required to accomplish organizational goals
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal/team effectiveness with ability to succinctly and accurately communicate to various levels of management and employees
  • Business acumen; ability to think and act from an overall "best for the business" perspective
  • Results oriented; strong sense of urgency
  • Strong analytical, planning, organization and time management skills to effectively develop and execute comprehensive programs and budgets
  • Effective decision making skills with ability to negotiate and balance decisions and priorities across needs of several functional departments and willingness to make tough decisions
  • Makes timely decisions in the face of risk and uncertainty.

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Sep 9, 2021
  • Travel: No






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