The Project Manager will lead New Product Development and Life Cycle Management projects, including developing cross-functional resource/budget estimates, project planning, execution and monitorization. The Project Manager will participate in the planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Project Priority List (PPL), as part of Lean Portfolio Management. The Project Manager will participate in planning and execution of process improvement initiatives as part of Policy Deployment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead New Product Development and Life Cycle Management projects, enabling cross-functional teams to navigate through all activities required to design, develop and commercially release products
Develop resource and budget estimates for projects, develop project work breakdown structures, lead the planning, execution and delivery of projects to the marketplace
Monitor projects, create and maintain summary scorecards capturing project status
Utilize and strengthen established Project Management processes
Effectively use Fortive Business Systems (FBS) tools and processes, such as Visual Project Management, Risk Register, Daily Management, Problem Solving and Kaizen, to accelerate product delivery to the marketplace
Participate in the planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Project Priority List (PPL), as part of Lean Portfolio Management
As a member of the PMO team, own and/or support continuous improvement (e.g. efficiency, effectiveness, employee engagement)
Participate in planning and execution of process improvement initiatives as part of Policy Deployment
Responsible for communicating project updates, issues and opportunities to next management level
Exhibit and lead on the "Fortive 9" set of core behaviors: Customer-obsessed, Adaptable, Delivers Results, Strategic, Leads with FBS, Innovates for Impact, Inspires, Exhibits Courage, and Builds Extraordinary Teams
Education and Years of Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a technical or technology-related field required Preferred Advanced degree (Master's Degree or Ph.D.)
5+ years of experience, 3+ years in the Medical Device industry field required;
Demonstrated success in the management of large, global, complex, highly interrelated programs/projects in Engineering/Technical field.
Preferred prior experience in Fortive Business Systems (FBS) tools and processes, such as Visual Project Management, Risk Register, Daily Management, Problem Solving and Kaizen
Experience launching new products to market from concept to launch
Experience leading Life Cycle Management projects
Minimum of 3 years of related professional experience with process improvement, metrics and large scale project management leveraging continuous improvement tools and processes
Track record of leading others in reaching their highest potential, encouraging others to pursue challenging goals and to challenging the status quo to develop breakthrough solutions
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Thrives in a results oriented, dynamic, fast-paced environment, while focusing on stabilizing processes
Process and results orientation
A history of building, strengthening and/or using sustainable and innovative standard work and systems
Demonstrated ability to improve processes and sustain improvements
Demonstrated ability to maintain positive and proactive collaborations cross-functionally
Demonstrated ability to bring about change and serve as a champion for others' success
Creates an environment that encourages risk-taking and ensures inclusion of varied perspectives
Flexible, positive and creative thinker with the proven ability to develop and implement innovative processes/solutions
Competence in data analysis and problem-solving
Ability to prioritize and make tradeoffs to achieve goals
Strong, organized project manager who sets clear goals and standards of accountability for the project team
Not easily overwhelmed by change, resilient and comfortable with ambiguity.
Accountability mindset, good project manager temperament, self-reliant, and can navigate a culture that values a lean and efficient use of resources
Demonstrated ability to manage projects effectively, implement effective lines of communication and control, and to lead and influence multi-disciplinary project teams
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project
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