Program Intake Manager

Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 5769


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


Surgical - Whatever the latest surgical breakthrough looks like, Teleflex is working to make it happen. From our MiniLap® Percutaneous Surgical System to Weck® Hem-o-lok® Polymer Locking Ligation System, and Weck EFx® Shield™ Fascial Closure System, our portfolio of products adds up to a powerful offering of solutions that helps improve patient outcomes. These innovative, minimally invasive surgery products are offered alongside time-tested and trusted Pilling® Surgical Instrument and Lightsource solutions to provide a comprehensive set of solutions to meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment. 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 part of the Surgical R&D program management team and supports the management of the Surgical product portfolio by managing new program proposals through the process from initial inquiry to launch, inclusive of lifecycle management projects, cost improvement, compliance and regulatory programs.  
In support of creating a new program intake process, the PIM will develop and maintain systems for transparent display of information on program proposals impacting the product portfolio, including approval, prioritization, resource allocation and program status as well as a means to record and share information and communication between cross-functional groups within Teleflex.    
The PIM is a pivotal position, facilitating communication between Surgical business unit and Corporate support functions.  Strong communication skills are essential to present and communicate project achievements, metrics, risk and mitigation plans to senior management and cross-functionally within Teleflex.  
The PIM contributes to important strategy, operations and business decisions that affect the success for the Surgicalbusiness program execution.   Ensures consistent 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.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for developing and managing the intake process for Surgical product portfolio initiatives including but not limited to supplier-initiated changes, cost improvements and post launch design changes. 
•    Primarily responsible for managing the daily activities associated with triaging intake requests, assessing their priority along with business and key stakeholders, and ensuring the sustaining program execution is aligned with the prioritization.   
•    Prepare and communicate project status reports, identifying deliverables, resources, risks per target timelines and requirements.  Facilitate identification of project impacts across all business areas. 
•    Support business areas when roadblocks are identified and aid in successful removal of obstacles (escalating where appropriate).  
•    Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders 
•    Develops and maintains collaborative relationships within Teleflex shared service functions 
•    Maintain and monitor project budgets, directing the efficient use of resources to effectively complete projects. 
•    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 
•    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. 
•    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)
•    Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in project or program management working in a technical discipline, medical device and/or engineering preferred. 
•    PMP certified is desirable; at a minimum proficiency with design control standards is required.  
•    Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects through various stages of a product lifecycle
•    Ability to build trust and form effective relationships with all levels of stakeholders 
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Project, Powerpoint,Sharepoint and Teams 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Knowledgable of lifecycle management planning, requirements and implementation 
•    Demonstrated customer relations, presentation, problem-solving, and negotiation skills. 
•    Strong leadership and communication skills a MUST.
•    Experience working on a virtual team 
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented
•    Proven ability to influence across functions, drive collaboration and lead change


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: 262-439-1894.

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.

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