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Project Manager

San Jose Metro Area, CA

Posted: 03/15/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -032019-23948
Job Summary:

Responsible for all aspects of various projects of a moderately complex nature. Takes project from original concept through completion. Develops and directs detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, spending, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Recommends and takes action to direct and analysis and solutions of problems

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages project team information to support project team, LCT and/or LCC decision making
  • Accountable for quality implementation on projects in the following areas:
    • Project risk management
    • Critical path analysis
    • Scenario creation and analysis
    • Budget
    • Robust planning
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues proactively to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Creates, coordinates and maintains integrated project plans in Project & Portfolio Mgmt. Tool (PPM)
  • Identifies gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays, challenges assumptions and proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule
  • Guides and manages preparation for project milestone reviews
  • Manages meetings to include setting agendas, organizing meeting time and meeting minutes
  • Consistently executes project management processes, and may lead improvement initiativies
  • Follows best practices in project teams and fosters continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and continuous exchange
  • Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Formal Training/Education:
  • BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Project Management specific training and/or certification preferred
  • Master s degree preferred

Experience:
  • 8+ years project management, product development and/or relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Problem solving skills and ability to coordinate project related activities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate stakeholder management and facilitation skills
  • Diagnostic, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical industry and/or relevant diagnostic area knowledge preferred
  • Proficient in MS Project and/or Project & Portfolio Management Tool
  • Ability to manage projects with ambitious milestones
  • Ability to escalate and drive management decisions in relation to project execution and resource needs
  • Understanding of relevant Design Control and/or Phased Development processes preferred
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