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Date: Nov 11, 2020

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

 

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.

 

About this role:

 

As an Associate Project Manager (APM), you will act as a project lead of a product, process or technology project utilizing a cross-functional team and following BSC product development and product life cycle processes.  These projects vary in size and scope but may include supporting business process improvements, acquisitions/divestitures, Quality/Regulation driven project work, technology development, new product development as well as driving strategic and transformational changes that are needed at BSC.  You will lead a cross-functional team of company professionals to evaluate, design, build, and implement solutions to support the project goals.  Additionally, you will work collaboratively across various functions, BSC sites and regions to develop the individual project strategies and tactical plans to deliver results on time and in budget.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, coordinate and effectively lead project teams with good cross-functional communications and alignment to ensure timely completion of the project or task.
  • Generate high-level plans, communications, and schedules to assist with task prioritization and workload adjustments.
  • Implement project plans, build team ownership and commitment to project plan and identify, manage and communicate project risks. 
  • Delegate and manage tasks among team members as appropriate to drive execution of project deliverables and minimize risk.
  • Document project meeting minutes, issues log, decision log, metrics, and other key communications.
  • Manage individual project challenges and recommend solutions to address them.
  • Ensure current BSC policies and practices are followed and accurate documentation requirements are followed.
  • Identify resources required for project activities, develop project budgets, resource allocations and timelines.
  • Collaborate with a variety of functions, regions, and business resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Interact with senior personnel on complex matters requiring coordination between organizations.
     

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering, Project Management, or Business.
  • 3 to 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Project management experience leading cross functional teams
  • Project management experience managing project scope, schedule and budget, and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Strong cross-functional communication, team building, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Candidate must be comfortable communicating and/or presenting in front of all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the medical products industry a plus.
  • PMP® certification beneficial but not required
  • Willingness to travel up to 15%, including some international travel (post COVID-19)

Desirable Skills:

  • PMP® certification
  • Proficiency in MS Project
  • MS SharePoint/Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint presentation
  • Resource & Budget Planning
  • Development of less experienced staff

 

 

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

 

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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