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Manager, Program Management, Mobile Apps

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Abbott Laboratories Plano , TX 75023

Posted 4 months ago

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.


Essential Functions:

  • Leadership and Accountability

  • Overall accountability for program execution, typically sustainment development programs

  • Report team progress and recommendations and resolution at senior staff meetings

  • Represents the entire product development team to the organization

  • Provide leadership to the team by working to define clear, realistic goals. Leads by example with excellent diligence, planning, analysis, and communication

  • Ensure that the cross functional members work as a "team" focused on divisional goals

  • Provide guidance to core team members on management techniques

  • Identify and help clear barriers to maintain effective and timely progress

  • Project Management

  • Lead activities across numerous functions to meet the objectives of a given program including scope, budget, and schedule.

  • Lead core teams towards program objectives

  • Communicates with all levels of the organization, from operators on the floor to the President in order to represent the objectives, risks, and needs for the program.

  • Lead activities across numerous functions to meet the objectives of a given program including scope, budget, and schedule.

  • Establish and maintain the program and product Design History File.

  • Develop comprehensive program plans, which identify objectives, strategy, risks/risk mitigation, budget, effort estimates and schedule for new product development.

  • Identifies opportunities for improving overall business performance of the program.

  • Develops plans with core members to eliminate and/or mitigate risk. If risks cannot be mitigated within the core team, determines appropriate means to communicate and elevate issues to appropriate individuals within the organization.

  • In partnership with the Director, identifies opportunities for improving overall performance of the program.

  • Provides guidance to core team members to assist in resolving conflicts and clearing barriers to maintain effective and timely progress towards project completion. Represents the core team to the organization, and reports team progress, project recommendations and issue resolution at senior staff meetings. Maintains the overall project plan and schedule for the core team to ensure project meets divisional goals.

  • Facilitate all core team meetings. Issue agendas and minutes. Track progress against the project plan, business plan, project contract, and action items.

  • Resolve conflicts within and outside the team


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science discipline or equivalent

  • 8 years of progressively responsible experience in engineering or related technical discipline

  • 5 years' experience leading projects in a medical device, biomedical or high technology industry

  • Solid understanding of Design Controls

  • Takes initiative, Drives innovation and change

  • Proven ability to manage to plan and resolve issues, Effectively clarify issues and actions

  • Polished communicator- written documentation and oral presentations/ discussions/ meetings.

  • Excellent reputation for building relationships across various levels of an organization.

  • Project management tools including MS project, excel, and power point.

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • MBA or other related advanced degree is preferred.

  • Medical device development experience is highly desirable.

  • Previous experience managing development teams and/or programs in the medical device industry is preferred

  • Neuromodulation technology experience. Class 3 medical devices.

  • Previous experience managing R&D mechanical and electrical development programs is preferred.

  • Energized attitude

JOB FAMILY:Product Development

DIVISION:NM Neuromodulation

LOCATION:United States > Texas : 6901 Preston Road



TRAVEL:Yes, 10 % of the Time


SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Manager, Program Management, Mobile Apps

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Abbott Laboratories