The Senior Program Manager – Program Management for Immunoassay is a key contributor to the Product Business Decision Team (PBDT) leading the success of the project. This role directs all phases of the development program, with primary responsibility to lead and control new and/or current business major programs for the Chemistry medical device product line. Lead all aspects of the product development process from initial business case development, to transfer into sustaining operations.
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If a fast-paced setting, leading multi-functional teams and inspiring change describes you – read on!
Leadership is earned and is not attained via position power. A true leader, motivating teams to achieve results that they did not realize they were capable of achieving is fundamental. The ability to drive change in culture and behaviors is critical to success. Intellect and outstanding work ethic enable the capability to understand and articulate complex scientific, interpersonal, regulatory, and business issues. Courage is required to optimally balance the quality and timeliness of superior Program Management and drive teams to succeed, or have the courage to change directions appropriately, as facts are presented.
Make or facilitate project trade-off decisions within the boundaries of the PBDT approved project contract
Manage budget, schedule, resource management, and performance of the program and achievement of QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery) metrics for their programs. Identify and drive countermeasures in instances when project is overdue or exceeding budget
Be the communication focal point for the project to PBDT, Product Planning Group, and Management
Motivate by example, mentor and develop team members to assure common understanding of the process and project goals
Use Danaher Business System (DBS) tools and concepts to maximize efficiency and quality
Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives and possesses advanced skills in finance, leadership, communication, influence, cross-cultural awareness, negotiation and conflict resolution.
Work cross-functionally and collaborate frequently with Manufacturing, Engineering, Research and Development, Quality, Regulatory and Marketing, in addition to other functional groups.
Support the strategic direction for the Chemistry product line, including intellectual property, regulatory, development, manufacturing, maintenance, and commercial support required to launch and achieve product line growth targets.
Strategize with Business Unit management to define, support, and implement functional infrastructure to support the needs of the Chemistry business globally.
The crucial requirements of the job include:
Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Engineering, Medical device business management or related field with 14 plus years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 12 years of the same. MBA is a significant plus.
5 years of related work experience in scientific or engineering management preferred; a minimum of 2-5 years in program or project management
Project management Professional (PMP) certification or similar certification such as Kepner Tregor PM training is a plus.
Strong motivational leadership skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority
ISO and FDA regulated environment experience is recommended.
Ability to travel is required (domestic and internationally) likely 20-30% of time
We offer a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We believe you’ll like what you see!
Beckman Coulter is a Danaher Operating Company. As a $20B company with 60,000 associates, ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 25 years, DHR stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 percent. The strength of our results is a testament to our teams and the power of the DBS. Our Purpose: “Helping Realize Life’s Potential” is what makes us excited to come to work each day.
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or email [email protected] to request accommodation.
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