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Prin PD Project Mgmt Spec

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Prin PD Project Mgmt Spec


Northridge, California, United States

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Oct 18, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

Medtronic Diabetes helps people gain better control and awareness over their diabetes. We work in the challenging space where medical devices are in the hands of everyday people, and those people expect state-of-the-art technology to help make managing their diabetes easier and more connected.

This position will be responsible for the execution of RD projects focused on next generation Diabetes management systems such as continuous glucose monitoring systems, insulin delivering pumps and pens. The person will be working closely with the Lead Systems Integrator (who is the RD core team member) and cross functional project team members to lead project management activities and continuous improvement initiatives within to drive better execution of NPD projects. In addition to supporting the Lead Systems Integrator (LSI) on the overall project management aspects such owning schedule, tracking risk burndown activities, and tracking project milestones, the selected candidate will also work on project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviews etc.). They will also contribute to implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects.

The Diabetes Group at Medtronic is part of Medtronic plc, the global leader in medical technology. We are committed to ongoing breakthrough developments in leading-edge technology, unrivaled service and support, and uncompromising leadership. Medtronic is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care and improving outcomes, so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

**A Day in the Life**

+ Coordinate, develop, and track schedules, plans, tasks, and priorities.

+ Establish strong relationships with engineering team members and be able to estimate, plan, and execute on program deliverables following design control processes.

+ Work closely with the Lead Systems Integrator to create a bottoms-up schedule, track milestones and technology risk burndown activities

+ Work closely with Systems Program Operations leader to create project proformas (linking schedule to resource and budget needs), generate forecasts, manage accruals, and track actuals against the forecast

+ Monitor the project from initiation through delivery; Review and prepare program status reports.

+ Manage changing priorities on projects through effective schedule management and deployment of Project Management methodologies.

+ Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet program goals and objectives.

+ Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and intervening for problem solving with core team members and cross-functional team management

+ Participate in implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects and optimization of the Product Development Process (PDP)

+ Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Make tradeoffs between time, schedule, and cost; while meeting safety and regulatory requirements.

+ Schedule project meetings, design review and technical reviews; document meeting minutes and key decisions, and track action items

+ Support engineering teams to follow effective process. Promote communication between multiple platform teams and disciplines.

+ You will be working in a team that believes in empowering, developing and giving people in the workplace responsibility for their own actions. The job will require you to embrace diversity of thought, create a culture of trust, have an unselfish mindset and foster leadership in others.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.

+ Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

+ Manages the development and implementation process of a companys products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products and processes.

+ Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

+ Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

+ Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

+ Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

+ Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

+ Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.

Typically, an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty. Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals. The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation - while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education.

About - Diabetes Business Group

The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes, so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Strongly Preferred Skills: MS Office, MS Teams administrator, Microsoft Project, Monte Carlo simulation of program schedules, Power BI, Agile PLM, JIRA, PTC Integrity.

**Nice to Have**

**Nice to have:**

+ Experience with highly regulated and/or safety-critical systems is required (medical device experience strongly preferred)

+ Solid understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, requirements documentation, rigorous verification, DFMEA, etc.)

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

+ Experience managing projects in the medical device industry

+ Experience with 21CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485

+ Demonstrated track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

+ High level of enthusiasm, motivation, and drive for results.

+ Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, adept at navigating organizational challenges and possess ability to work with through others and accomplish objectives.

+ Ability to establish personal credibility and build trust quickly.

**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. Lets 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)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2022-03-25 Expires: 2022-05-27
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