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Date: Aug 5, 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 II, Project Management


About the role:

  • 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, risk mitigation strategies, identification / resolution of staffing and resource requirements, and development and management of project deliverables. These responsibilities span from program initiation to global commercialization.
  • The Project Manager will play an integral role in leading New Product Development projects within the Coronary Therapies Franchise in the IC Division to deliver next generation devices to market.
  • The Project Manager will work directly with supporting functions across business units and manufacturing sites.  Cross-functional teams include, but are not limited to, Research & Development, Design Assurance, Packaging, Regulatory, Process Development, Operations, Supplier Engineering/Quality, Supply Chain and Clinical.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Leading cross-functional teams and managing multiple projects from small to large scope, including defining schedule, scope, costs and resource needs.
  • Develop and implement overall project plan, including cost, schedule, risk and performance and monitor progress against key business objectives and goals.
  • Identify and prioritize resource 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.
  • Provide structured thinking to project team on overall execution strategy and approach.
  • 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 to all relevant cross-functional stakeholders, and across all levels of the organization, including 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 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 leaders to drive success of project team members and overall team member contributions.
  • Ability to develop cohesive and collaborative cross-functional teams throughout the lifecycle of the project.


Product/Technology Management:

  • Directs and/or provides input to the technical approach on product design and development.
  • 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.
  • Large cross-functional project team leadership experience.
  • Works under minimal supervision.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification.
  • Previous new product development experience in the medical device industry with medical capital systems, software and/or firmware knowledge.
  • 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. 




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: 450386


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