Program Manager - Global R&D

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Remote, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 7594


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 Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The Program Manager (PgM) position is responsible for the management of enterprise-level initatives for the Global Strategic R&D team (GSRD) through a methodical approach of planning, executing, monitoring and controlling projects from start to finish.  
The PgM demonstrates program ownership and guides teams through project execution while translating strategic objectives to an execution level.  The PgM ensures consistent practices throughout all phases of the project lifecycle and across functional and business unit teams.  The PgM uses professional project management concepts and frameworks in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in a creative and effective way and exercises a balance of independent judgment and group organization in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for planning and managing enterprise-level project initiatives for the GSRD team.  
•    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 
•    Prepare project summary reports, develop project plans, identify risks and communicate 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. 
•    Facilitate management and development of internal systems, processes and governance to ensure best practice for strategic R&D projects and programs.  
•    Facilitate development of an enterprise wide, strategic portfolio management system, process and governance model.  
•    Mentor project management team members assisting in their execution and development in project management skills and develop strong influencing behaviors to drive business outcomes. 
•    Adhere to all regulatory agency standards, company quality standards and corporate policies. 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS in a technical discipline (i.e. engineering, bio-science), advanced degree preferred
•    Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience in project management working in a technical discipline, medical device preferred. 
•    PMP required preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Demonstrated experience leading projects of complex systems 
•    Ability to communicate and partner with various stakeholders on complex tasks across all levels of the organization
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, Teams
•    Basic Financial and/or Accounting knowledge  
•    Agile Project Management experience preferred
•    Demonstrated customer relations, presentation, problem-solving, and negotiation skills. 
•    Excellent leadership and communication skills
•    Self-starter with a 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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