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Sr Technical Program Manager

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Sr Technical Program Manager Exciting opportunity to join an organization that has emerged as a worldwide leader in diabetes management. Our client has an immediate need for a Sr Technical Program Manager with a strong background in Project Management Practices, a solid technical understanding of product sustaining activities, experience with product commercialization and requirements definition and can work within in a regulated environment to lead high visibility programs improving our already cutting-edge products. Aligning the vision of executive management and other cross-team stakeholders will be a critical part of this position, as you will help prioritize the work of the sustaining teams to further develop and improve the commercial productsJob Requirements: Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works in cross functional, highly complex product sustaining portfolio using a wide range of program management expertise and the ability to leverage resources in a multitude of adjacent departments to resolve complex issues in effective and creative ways.
  • Independently identifies risks to the product sustaining portfolio and develops mitigations with senior stakeholders as well as project team using concepts, influence, and techniques to conduct in-depth evaluation and problem solving.
  • Coordinates, leads, and oversees strategic planning & gap analysis meetings with senior stakeholder groups to develop strategy models and program forecasts.
  • Daily engagement with VPs, Directors, & Managers, with the confidence and ability to lead senior stakeholder meetings and initiate action on assigned items.
  • Networks and influences key senior stakeholders across the organization and outside own area of expertise.
  • Prepares and delivers change management communication content electronically or in briefings to executive and program leaders to develop awareness, knowledge, and desire for upcoming program changes and events.
  • Tracks communications effectiveness with target audiences.
  • Oversees sub-project lead adherence to program governance and makes recommendations for updates, changes, or improvements.
  • Drives innovation for system, process, and technology that support sustaining initiatives.
  • Translates complex technical data and creates information products that are easily understood by a wide range of audiences.
  • Independently tracks workstream initiatives, develops reporting dashboards, makes reports, and builds executive briefings. Required Qualifications:
    • Typically requires a Bachelor---s degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 8-12 years related experience or Master---s degree and 5-7 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 2-4 years of experience.
    • Strong understanding and appreciation of business process and pain points in business areas. (preferably in High Tech or Biotech environment)
    • In-depth knowledge and experience leading cross-functional teams, with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
    • Broad business and technical acumen and proven experience working effectively in a matrix organization and ability to collaborate effectively across geographies.
    • Integrate process, people, quality, and commitment-centric approach to getting work done - strong customer service orientation.
    • Ability to work with different cross-functional stakeholders to establish and ensure a reliable and productive working relationship. Strong partnering skills.
    • Good written and oral communication skills including capacity to comfortably interface with senior leaders.
    • Exceptional skills in assessing, summarizing, and presenting business or operational priorities and decision-points for effective, timely and efficient management/executive decision-making.
    • Demonstrated independent successful management of complex projects and programs.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey technical and business information clearly and effectively through informal and formal documents, reports, and presentations to senior management.
    • Fluent user in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio and Teams.
    • Requires significant technical leadership experience and an understanding of regulated change control, product development process and medical device design control manufacturing transfer.
    • Requires significant technical knowledge and an understanding of FDA/ISO regulations working with GMP---s and ISO standards. Preferred Qualifications:
      • PMP Certification
      • Lean Six Sigma Certification
      • Fluent use in SmartSheets
      • Worked within a Technical PMO structure
      • Regulated Medical device industry experience

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, San Diego , Sr Technical Program Manager, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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