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Sr. Project Management Specialist - Surgical Innovation (Boulder, CO)

Boulder, CO 80302
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Careers that Change Lives

Help streamline and accelerate our time to market and build quality in at every step. As a Senior Project Management Specialist, you will be a member of our new product development team that supports the design and development of innovative medical device products within the Surgical Innovations business.

The Surgical Innovations Operating Unit sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

A Day in the Life

As a Senior Project Management Specialist , you will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams in the development of new medical devices from Concept through Commercialization. This critical role will be responsible for achieving successful project implementation through effective collaboration and applying sound Project Management Methodology.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned

  • Manages New Product Development project initiatives of various size and complexity through our internal product development and governance processes.
  • Leads cross-functional team members in the development and execution of the integrated project plan. Closely monitors the schedule to ensure key milestones and goals are achieved.
  • Coordinates core-team meetings, ensuring team collaboration and alignment. Plays an instrumental role in handling team conflict, driving issues to resolution. Also ensures that all team member voices are heard, encouraging a diversity of opinions and thoughts.
  • Manages project risks, including development of risk mitigation plans and tracking risk reduction.
  • Develops and monitors project resource plans and budgets, including coordination of the Capital Request through the approval process. Ensures latest estimates and spend variance summaries are generated monthly.
  • Prepares and presents project status updates at monthly portfolio review meetings and at specified PDT stage gates. Coordinates inputs from the cross-functional team and assembles the final presentation.
  • Manages stakeholder relationships, ensuring key project information is communicated in a timely manner including project issues and risks.
  • Ensures all project deliverables are completed at the appropriate product development stage. Supports internal and external compliance audits related to their assigned projects.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required minimum of 4 years of project management/product development experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years project management/product development experience

Nice to Have (Preferred)
  • Must possess managerial courage; must be confident managing risks and making decisions that will likely have a large impact on strategic organizational objectives. Works independently; self-directed and highly self-aware.
  • Able to establish trust and credibility throughout senior leadership; demonstrates unwavering integrity and fierce accountability.
  • Experience leading teams comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds; including but not limited to R&D, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Clinical, Sourcing and Marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and non-verbal; expert active listening skills with a keen awareness for various messaging styles; and polished ability to tailor delivery to a broad range of audiences
  • Exceptional influencing and interpersonal skills, negotiating; managing change; goal setting; planning and organizing teamwork; ability to address difficult situations; conflict resolution; resource constraint and problem solving. Strong written communication skills.
  • Technically savvy; must be able to discuss, understand and make decisions regarding a wide array of engineering disciplines and complex technical/logistical issues.
  • Skilled in using the tools and techniques of Project Management.
  • Experience managing new product development initiatives, in highly regulated industries.
  • PMP Certification, Lean Leader/Six Sigma Certification

Travel is expected <10>
Location: Boulder, CO

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: Oct 6, 2021
  • Travel: No
  • Salary Min: 98000
  • Salary Max: 147000

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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