Senior Project Manager
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016
Carestream Health, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONCarestream Health is searching for a talented Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for the direct management of highly technical medical device product development projects. This person must have managed projects commercializing electromechanical systems controlled by embedded firmware and application software through a regulated stage/phase gate type product development process. Projects managed may be multiple smaller maintenance projects to larger high growth new platform development initiatives. Others projects may include pre-concept, early development projects and post-launch related projects. (All involving individuals from a broad range of cross-functional departments).
The Senior Project Manager is the face of the project and will be the single point of contact for all matters related to the project, interfacing with all areas of the business impacted by the project and its deliverables.
Ensures program scope includes input from all functional areas including Marketing, Engineering, Operations, Quality, Legal, Regulatory, and Service
Works with functional management to resolve ambiguous requirements and ensure that the best team structure and members are identified
Identifies key stakeholders and understands their expectations for a successful project
Builds integrated schedules and budgets, working with core team members to establish task durations and dependencies among tasks
Optimizes schedules to identify critical path(s) and major risks. Gains consensus on the integrated schedule, ensuring plans address the stage-gate exit deliverables
Monitors progress on schedule, budget and technical output. Drives teams to execute on tasks and deliverables.
Develops a sense of urgency when key deliverables are jeopardized. Facilitates problem solving and meetings to address obstacles.
Relies on core team member and functional leader expertise when faced with critical decisions. Holds core team members accountable to program commitments.
Evaluates change requests and prepares impact analysis for team and Gatekeeper consideration
Facilitates communication to key stakeholders on project performance. Conducts project Gate reviews and business team meetings.
Proactively manages risks and employs strategies to address.
Fosters teamwork; strives to maintain an environment of openness and trust.