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Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Manager I, Project Management


About the role:

  • A Manager I, Program Management is a general manager of a product or a family of products and/or technology development project/programs. This role is responsible for leading the development and/or commercialization of products in Boston Scientific’s Technology Development Process (TDP) or Product Development Process (PDP).  Responsibilities include development and execution of a program plan to deliver the defined solution business case, identification and resolution of staffing and resource requirements and issues, and developing and managing the project deliverables. These responsibilities span from program initiation to global commercialization.
  • The Project Manager will play an integral part in leading New Product Development projects within the Peripheral Interventions (PI) Division to deliver next generation devices to market to treat venous disease.
  • Work directly with supporting cross-functions across business units and manufacturing sites.  Cross-functional teams include, but not limited to, Research & Development, Design Assurance, Packaging, Regulatory, Process Development, Operations, Supplier Engineering/Quality, Supply Chain and Clinical.


Your responsibilities include:

Lead cross-functional teams and manages multiple projects from small to large scope, including schedule, scope, costs and resources.


Project/Program Management:

  • Develops and implements overall project plan, including cost, schedule, risk and performance and monitors progress against business key objectives and goals.
  • Identify prioritization and resources needs for assigned projects and activities with supporting cross-functions.
  • Identify, communicate and manage technical challenges and business risks.
  • 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.
  • Provides structured thinking to project team on overall approach and delegates as appropriate.
  • Directs and trains key project management processes.
  • Leads the team in appropriate decision making through strong judgment and the ability to analyze options and implications.
  • Investigate and develop approach/solution to address technical problems with project teams.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all team members to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Provide timely communication on project progress updates to all relevant cross-functions and levels within the organization, including presentations to senior leadership.



  • Responsible for team and cross-functional level communications.
  • Responsible for elevating critical business decisions to the appropriate management boards and/or functional managers.
  • Liaison between the team and the Business Planning Team/Franchise Leadership Team (BPT/FLT), as required.


Relationship/People Management:

  • Provides input to cross-functional Managers/Directors on team and team member performance.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with functional heads to drive success of project team members and overall team member contributions.
  • Ability to develop cohesive and collaborative cross-functional teams throughout project lifecycle phases. 


Product/Technology Management:

  • Directs and/or provides input to the technical approach on product design and process changes.
  • Identifies, communicates, and manages project risk.


Process Management:

  • PLCP lifecycle knowledge to deliver and maintain high quality and high impact deliverables.
  • Knowledge of quality system use for the creation and continued compliance of products.
  • Actively reviews policy and practice improvements to drive functional excellence.
  • Influences cross-functional systems effectiveness.
  • Financial management, including budget, forecast, and strategic plan input and preparation.


Key Leadership Competencies

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Influence
  • Collaboration


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering or Project Management.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience.
  • Small and large cross-functional project team lead experience.
  • Must be willing and able to travel domestically up to 50% of the time.
  • Works under minimal supervision.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification.
  • Previous new product development experience in the medical device industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work together with a cross-functional, multi-site team.
  • Strong organization, execution and communication skills.
  • Candidate to be comfortable in front of all levels of the organization as well as external customers.
  • Candidate to have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships within project teams. 
  • Problem solving technical expertise.




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 442262


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