Sr. Project Manager

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Posted: 08/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 6658

Job Description

This role is responsible for driving complex product development efforts from conception to manufacturing stability.

Responsibilities include:
  • Driving a portfolio of product design projects
  • Ensure Design Control processes are followed per relevant procedures
  • Facilitate and ensure that complex, high-value Business Unit projects are properly scoped, resourced, and communicated to minimize risk, deliver on-time and on-budget
  • Creating and maintaining project schedules
  • Develop and monitor project budgets
  • Provide clear communication to the organization on project status, critical path, as well as potential areas of risk
  • Work closely with Product Development, Manufacturing, Marketing, Regulatory, and Quality organizations to ensure input and representation in the development process
  • Work closely with NPI counterparts to ensure prototypes, supplier and manufacturing activities are scheduled and tracked appropriately
  • Contributes to product prioritization decisions by providing data and analysis from current and past projects
  • Provide feedback to team members regarding performance and requirements
  • Build strong informal and formal communication channels to deliver information that is accurate and up-to-date to all stakeholders
  • Utilize corporate approved tools and implement them to empower and unencumber team members as they work to complete projects
  • Organize and guide large numbers of distributed, cross-functional resources successfully
  • Function as the primary point-of-contact for key leaders and stakeholders across the organization


Job Requirements

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable with all phases of the product or software development lifecycle including idea generation, concept development and testing, design, implementation, validation and transfer
  • Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful with the ability to deal with conflict and drive to solution
  • Proven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to handle ambiguity effectively and oversee multiple projects at once
  • Requires knowledge of engineering, product strategy and business management
  • Experience in analyzing tradeoffs between product features, customer needs/requirements, produce-ability and cost
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize data, set actionable goals and drive metrics and execution
  • Minimum 6 years of experience involved in the development and commercialization of products
  • Minimum 6 years of experience involved in software development life cycle
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • In depth understanding of Agile methodology, its values and principles, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, etc.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously; must work well under pressure, be flexible, and meet deadlines
  • Energetic and balanced person with a drive for results, who feels accountable, has a great attitude, and is a team-player; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through
  • Desired project tools experience includes Clarity, JIRA, Confluence
  • Certification in project management (PMP) desired
  • BS or equivalent work experience in a scientific field preferred; business, finance or related field will be considered in conjunction with experience
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