Senior Project Manager (Interventional Urology) (49409) - #19504173


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Minneapolis, MN
Contract type: Full time

Coloplast has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our growing Interventional Urology team.

You will be responsible for establishing and leading world class functional project teams, including members across the Coloplast organization, vendors and partners for a large range of project types. This position will develop detailed project plans to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner and the project is delivered on schedule and in alignment with the Coloplast quality system.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Lead projects from a large range of areas within the organization which include but are not limited to:

  • New product development

  • Product extensions

  • Cost saving projects

  • Process improvement / validation projects

  • Quality and regulatory projects

  • Other

  • Ensure project progress according to project plan, scope and budget - challenge the time line and resource allocation in order to secure timely deliverables

  • Lead development projects through all phased gates and stages of product development as per the Coloplast quality system

  • Manage communication with stakeholders – ensure that the project is aligned with business goals

  • As a project progresses ensure that it remains aligned with the initial business goals and changes are communicated to stakeholders

  • Identify/negotiate resources and needs for project teams, form development project team at project initiation

  • Identify, mitigate and communicate project risks, and escalate issues to stakeholders and management in a timely fashion

  • Manage new initiatives and tasks, major deviations and changed conditions; propose solutions to the relevant decision makers

  • Prepare and present project status for Interventional Urology or other management boards as appropriate including project review meetings

  • Ensure effective design transfer to the line organization

  • Facilitate problem solving and resolution to impediments

  • Be able to organize projects as per waterfall and Agile Scrum methodologies

  • Conform with Coloplast Code of Conduct and all local Compliance Standards

  • Conform with Coloplast Q/EHS Policy

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or related field or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of overall related experience

  • Previous project management experience in medical device industry

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects

  • Demonstrate strong leadership, team skills, and communication skills and work within multiple levels of the organization

  • Strong understanding of project and product risk management

  • Business understanding and knowledge within the entire product lifecycle

  • Knowledge within the medical device industry including quality requirements and regulatory requirements

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Able presenter in corporate context

  • Ability to improve situations with proactive problem-solving skills and solution oriented negotiation skills

  • Experience in leading teams with highly skilled employees

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects

  • Ability to train, teach and lead others

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Project management as per is preferred

  • Understanding of Lean project management culture

  • PMP Certification or Certified Scrum Master is preferred

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent overview and analytical capabilities

  • Excellent communicator across organizational levels, functions, and companies

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

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