Senior Project Manager

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Location: Morrisville, NC or Wyomissing,, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 9584

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Vascular Access – Built on a history of innovation, our Arrow® brand of technically advanced vascular access devices are renowned throughout the world. Many of our vascular access products have antimicrobial and antithrombogenic protection designed to reduce vascular-related complications and include long and short dwell central venous catheters (CVC), sheath introducers, arterial lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), as well as specialty devices and an advanced vascular positioning system to facilitate precise placement of a PICC or CVC near the heart. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the project management of new product development initatives through a methodical approach of planning, executing and controlling projects from start to finish.  The PM demonstrates program ownership and guides teams through project execution process while translating strategic objectives to an execution level.  The PM ensures consistent and compliant practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle and across functional teams. Use professional project management concepts and frameworks in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in a creative and effective way.  Exercise a balance of independent judgment and group organization in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
In addition, working closing with the VP of R&D, this position will also develop and implement the PMO infrastructure for the Vascular BU, inclusive of consistent PM tools, processes and communication.
 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for planning and managing global product development initiatives of medical devices for the Vascular business unit.  
•    Effectively lead and drive project teams in a collaborative environment, completing project deliverables per target timelines and requirements. 
•    Maintain and monitor project budgets, directing the efficient use of resources to effectively complete projects. 
•    Lead project-related activities of project team members, providing guidance on conformance to established design control procedures. 
•    Provide leadership for the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals and milestones.
•    Lead, coordinate and facilitate weekly meetings, action items, and follow-up with subject matter experts on expected deliverables.
•    Prepare project summary reports, develop project plans, identifies risk and communicates mitigation activities. 
•    Prepare and deliver project status presentations to Management regularly. 
•    Partner with Technical and Marketing leads for portfolio management of specific product family management 
•    Lead business gating process for projects under his/her responsibility 
•    Lead and/or participate in all phases of development, starting with concept through post-market surveillance.
•    Negotiate and resolve any conflicts and drive decisions among team / functional members to accomplish project and business goals.  
•    Define project resource requirements and negotiate with functional managers to obtain resources necessary to support assigned programs. 
•    Mentor project management team members, assisting in their execution and development in project management skills, and develop strong influencing behaviors to drive business outcomes. This includes support in setting the direction and approach for the Vascular Project Management Office (PMO).
•    Adhere to all regulatory agency standards, company quality standards and corporate policies. 
•    Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as business needs demand. 
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS in technical discipline (i.e. engineering, bio-science), advanced degree preferred.
•    Minimum of 5 (preferred 8-10) years of demonstrated experience in project/program management working in a technical discipline, medical device and/or engineering preferred. 
•    PMP certified is desirable.
•    Proficient in the development process and standards of medical devices, at a minimum proficiency with design control standards is required.
•    Demonstrated experience leading projects of complex systems with multiple partners.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, Sharepoint/MS Teams.
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Knowledgable of lifecycle management planning, requirements and implementation.
•    Demonstrated customer relations, presentation, problem solving, and negotiation skills. 
•    Excellent leadership and communication skills a MUST.
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented.
•    Proven ability to influence across functions, drive collaboration, and lead change.
•    Knowledgable of software development and experience with Agile and Scrum project methodology desired.
•    Technical aptitude and displayed ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and technologies.
•    Ability to support multiple projects and balance priorities, work independently or collaboratively to determine and develop solutions.

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Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 877-880-8588 or Talent@Teleflex.com.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.