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Date: Jul 29, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


Program Management Manager


About the role: 

  • This role will lead the transition of Rhythm Management product portfolio from MDD/AIMD to the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR)
  • Align with key stakeholders on submission priority
  • Resolve portfolio conflicts (e.g., priority, resource, …)
  • Work with Corporate workstream leads to understand requirements and provide guidance to project teams
  • Strong knowledge of design control process and procedures is required for this role
  • Success in the role requires ability to lead a cross-functional team to define and/or refine processes, creating a cohesive strategy for project execution, and driving execution to ensure project completion 
  • Multiple projects will be running simultaneously with cross-functional team members from R&D, DA, Post Market, Clinical, Regulatory, Operations, and PMO
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships are required for this role


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Leading project teams to successfully deliver MDR submission and implementation
  • Overseeing multiple EU MDR submissions that are project managed by multiple PMs
  • Identify and prioritize resource needs for assigned projects and activities with supporting cross-functions
  • Performing budget planning including forecasts, AOP, and Strat Plan and work with functional leadership to set scope, resources, and $
  • Running/chairing various steering and operational meetings such as Steering and Governance Committee meetings, CTL/TL, and EU MDR CT
  • Identify, communicate, and manage technical challenges and business risks.
  • Investigate and develop approach/solution to address various problems (e.g., process, Regulatory, technical, …) with project teams
  • Drive and influence results by acting with speed, agility, and adaptability, assigning clear authority and accountability while integrating and aligning efforts across multiple sites and functions
  • Provide structured thinking to project team on overall execution strategy and approach.
  • Lead the team in appropriate decision making through strong judgment and the ability to analyze options and implications
  • Provide timely communication on project progress to all relevant cross-functional stakeholders, and across all levels of the organization, including senior leadership
  • Mentoring and/or coaching direct reports, other functional team members, and project managers
  • Resolving conflicts with team members and providing input to functional managers on team and team member performance
  • Fostering a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of work experience in product development OR
  • Master’s Degree in Science, Engineering or Business and 5+ years of work experience in product development
  • Familiarity with the EU Medical Device Regulation
  • Demonstrated project management experience leading cross functional teams and managing project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence, situational leadership, and ability to manage by influence
  • Results-oriented, positive attitude focused on delivering timely, accurate and best in class execution
  • Comfortable communicating to and presenting in front of all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • PMP® certification is a plus
  • Technical or engineering background is preferred


Requisition ID: 482259


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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