Program Manager - ASK

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 8342 


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


Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. 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 Arrow Select Kit (ASK) management team and contributes to important strategy, operations and business decisions that affect the success of the ASK program.  The Progam Manager supports the management of the ASK 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.  

The Program Manager is a pivotal position, facilitating communication and project execution between ASK and multiple support functions across Teleflex.  Strong communication skills are essential to present and communicate project achievements, metrics, risk and mitigation plans to senior management and cross functionally within Teleflex.  

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for planning and managing ASK program initiatives including new product releases, sustaining projects, cost improvements, rationalization, and compliance initiatives.  
•    Responsible for developing and managing the intake process for ASK product portfolio initiatives – CIP, Design Changes, Compliance, Manufacturing Transfer 
•    Primarily responsible for managing the daily activities associated with triaging project requests, assessing their priority along with business and key stakeholders, and ensuring the program execution is aligned with the business prioritization.   
•    Partner with technical and marketing leads (both ASK and Teleflex Business Unit) for portfolio management of multiple product families across Teleflex’s Business Units
•    Effectively lead and drive project teams in a collaborative environment, completing project deliverables per target timelines and requirements. 
•    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 and business unit 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. 
•    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. 
•    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.
•    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 10 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, and Sharepoint

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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