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Technology Development Program Manager - Sensors & Infusion sets

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
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Technology Development Program Manager - Sensors & Infusion sets

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

20000K0W

Post Date:

Nov 20, 2020


**Careers that Change Lives**

In this vital role as a Technology Development Portfolio Program Manager, you will join the Research and Technology Portfolio team, a motivated group where diversity is an enabler that drives ingenuity. As an emerging innovation leader, you will shape the future of diabetes therapy by overseeing a category of new technology development. You will use your understanding of managing multiple early stage research projects to think creatively and find ways to help the exploration teams move their technology projects quickly to completion. You will build a network of scientists, engineers, and leaders to coordinate efforts, communicate progress, and make things happen!


**A Day in the Life**

You will lead the Sensor, infusion set, insulin formulation interface-related technology development

Requires extensive cross-functional alignment, collaboration, and communication with multidisciplinary teams and leaders.

Present project progress updates across a wide spectrum of stakeholders, from individual contributor to senior management.

Requires ability to understand complex technology projects and how to breakdown into achievable milestones, to drive forward the characterization and de-risking of new technologies.

Assess risk vs rewards and properly represent technology challenges, opportunities, and readiness for incorporation into a product development process.

Manage timelines, milestones, budget, planning and resource allocations for assigned projects.

Must be able to build trust with technology team, broader functional groups, as well as leadership.

Facilitate technology roadmap planning activities.


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.


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.


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**Education Required**

Bachelors degree in business, Engineering or Scientific related discipline


**Years of Experience**

Bachelors degree with 5+ years in a highly regulated industry; or Masters / Ph.D. with 3+ years in a highly regulated industry.

**Nice to Have**


Project Management experience with novel / early-stage technology development

Budget management experience.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are critical.

Combined degrees of Business and Engineering/Science preferred. Masters degree preferred.

Strong Program/Project Management skills, business acumen, with a demonstrated ability to complete projects on time, on budget and with the approved scope.

Experience leading early-stage, novel technology development programs in highly dynamic and ambiguous work environments, evaluation of when to fail fast and when to continue moving forward amidst challenges.

Grant management experience considered valuable.

Demonstrated flexibility with ability to evolve and adapt during rapid development cycles; can stay focused and set direction when faced with ambiguity. This includes the ability to anticipate functional direction and roadblocks, prioritize parallel closure paths, and effectively distill and communicate relevant data to the appropriate functional teams and leaders.

Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to develop and motivate high-performing and diverse teams.

Budget management experience.

Ability to work independently, self-motivated with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

Detail oriented but able to see the big picture.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are critical.

Passionate about and inspired by MDTs mission and products


Our Diversity Networks and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are building a sense of community, belonging, and activation for Medtronic employees. Medtronic supports diversity networks and ERGs focused in various areas such as gender, ethnicity, age, faith, sexual orientation, military veteran status, disability status and other shared affinities.


Our Diversity Networks and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are building a sense of community, belonging, and activation for Medtronic employees. Medtronic supports diversity networks and ERGs focused in various areas such as gender, ethnicity, age, faith, sexual orientation, military veteran status, disability status and other shared affinities.


**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.

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Posted: 2020-11-24 Expires: 2021-05-02
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