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Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-CA-Valencia; US-IN-Spencer; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Minnetonka


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

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.




About the role

As Senior Director of UroPH Program Management and leader of the team you will have input in shaping our investment strategy and responsibility for executing a portfolio of activities to support the business product life cycle including new product development, sustaining and strategic commercial activities.  This role requires a mix of business acumen, fact-based decision making, project management expertise, and collaborative stakeholder management. The Sr. Director of Program Management is a pivotal liaison between the division and senior leadership and is responsible for merging strategy with execution. This position is an active Board member for the UroPH division, helping to set the global direction for the business and lead across all functions and regions. Qualifying candidates will demonstrate a strong track record of success and accountability in leadership roles both within and across the cross functional matrix and have proven project and business experience.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Recruits, coaches and develops organizational talent, while fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace and culture that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Drive and Inspire team to the next level of performance through a cultural evolution of Elevate Energize Empower (EEE)
  • Leads the Project Management Team and continuously improves our business governance processes.
  • Partners closely with peers in Marketing, Finance, R&D, Clinical, Quality, Operations, and Regulatory to develop and execute a product portfolio designed to continue our global leadership position. 
  • Leadership Influence to continuously improve the Franchise Leadership Teams.
  • Accountable for the cost, schedule, and performance of all PDPs within the portfolio.
  • Partners closely with finance and the portfolio manager to represent the business in key financial processes such as AOP and forecasting. 
  • Leads the PMO in appropriate decision making through strong judgment, strategic questioning, and the ability to analyze options and implications.
  • Responsible for and participates in defining the key objectives of the business.  Applies project management skills, strategic analysis, and influence to PMO to ensure strategic imperatives are met.
  • Builds internal and external stakeholder partnerships to further organizational objectives.  Communicates clearly, credibly, and decisively to senior level leadership both within the division and across the matrix.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).


What we’re looking for in you:

  • Minimum of 12 years broad, cross-functional, management experience including project management leadership (medical device experience not required but a plus)
  • Excellent Technical Project management skills and PMP certified
  • Commercial experience in sales or marketing
  • Functional management
  • Leads initiatives and inspires a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Leads initiatives that contribute to the EEE culture
  • Direct leadership in functions supporting the product development process
  • Portfolio management
  • Direct experience in leading a project management office
  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA desired)
  • Excels in cross functional & collaborative leadership and stakeholder management
  • Proven track record of motivating teams and functions to achieve above plan performance
  • Strong business acumen & strategic thought leadership
  • Proven ability to drive execution of a portfolio of projects





Requisition ID: 479936


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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