Program Manager, Human Identification
Location: South San Francisco, California
Lead, manage, coordinate, synchronize, and be accountable for the execution of programs from Product Concept through Product Launch & Program Closure.
Act as information conduit between the Core Team and Sr. Management; prepare and present Phase Reviews to the Product Approval Committee (PAC) as Core Team representative; initiates Exception Reviews as necessary.
Lead, manage, coordinate, synchronize, and be accountable for the execution of programs from opportunity identification and investigation through product launch & program closure.
Act as information conduit between the Core Team and Sr. Management; prepare and present Phase Reviews to the Product Approval Committee as Core Team representative; initiate Exception Reviews as necessary.
Guide program teams through and execute Voice of the Customer (VOC) and User Centered Innovation (UCI) processes in partnership with Product Management and R&D.
Lead teams to define and prioritize scope, objectives, and requirements.
Plan resource requirements and negotiate Core Team resources with functional managers; assist Core Team Members in negotiating extended team staffing.
Develop accurate, actionable, and cross-functionally integrated program plans based on business goals, constraints, and risk tolerance.
Develop and drive timelines and budgets in coordination with other departments and teams.
Drive risk assessment, communication, proactive mitigation planning, and contingency response planning.
Drive team to execute project plans and complete project deliverables; lead cross-functional core team.
Regularly track, monitor, and communicate team progress against requirements and plans to all stakeholders; resolve deviations; schedule and drive core team meetings.
Assist Core Team Members in resolving extended team and functional issues.
Collaborate and coordinate across all the functional areas (R&D, Marketing, Product Management, QA/QC, Regulatory, Legal, Operations, Manufacturing, Service and Support and others) necessary to ensure successful program completion and product launch.
Lead, document, and communicate constructive lessons-learned analysis of completed programs.
Build effective relationships with core and extended team members, functional managers, senior management, and customers.
Contribute to performance evaluation of Core Team Members.
Develop and deliver original persuasive presentations.
Other duties as assigned.
How will you get here?
Bachelors degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline.
Minimum 6 years of product development experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology or Medical Devices; IVD experience highly preferred.
Minimum 3 years of program management experience.
Phase-gate product development process experience.
VOC process experience preferred.
PMP certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to distill, prioritize, and act on feedback from a variety of sources.
Ability to do the right thing under pressure and tight deadlines in a complex, matrixed environment.
Ability to work independently without significant direction
Excellent critical thinking, troubleshooting, crisis management, and decision-making skills.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, and the ability to work effectively with a variety of other personal styles.
Excellent leadership skills particularly the ability to influence stakeholders in other functions over whom the Program Manager has no direct managing authority.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Initiative. Self-motivated and independent thinker that routinely translates circumstances and understanding into actions that move the business forward in a measurable manner.
Meticulous attention to detail and a passion for driving execution at a detail level when necessary while maintaining the ability to see the big picture.
Thanks for your time,
Indecomm Digital Services
14500 N Northsight Blvd, Suite 207 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Human Resource Manager Life Sciences, Biotechnology or Medical Devices; IVD experience VOC PMP
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