Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems are found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world and produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. Hospital laboratories are our core clinical diagnostic customers. Our life science customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, medical schools and research institutions. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on six continents. For more than 75 years, our products have been making a difference in people’s lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
The position of
Senior Program Manager - Program Management for Hematology
reports to the Senior Portfolio Manager of Hematology with the primary responsibility to manage and control new and/or current product line programs for the Hematology product line, overseeing the product development process from initial business case development, to transfer into sustaining operations. The Senior Program Manager functions as Core Team Leader of a cross-functional team with full responsibility for the project from both business and technical perspectives. They are accountable to the Product Business Decision Team/Operational Leadership Team (PBDT/OLT) for the success of the project.
o Manage the program through Core Team members and their Extended Teams
o Directs Core Team project activities and resolves issues escalated to the Core Team
o Makes or facilitates project trade-off decisions within the boundaries of the PBDT approved project contract
o Ensures Core Team Member’s Extended Teams are staffed with qualified resources
o Communication focal point for the project to PBDT, Program Planning Group (PPG), Functional Management
o Accountable to the PBDT for the success of the program
o Responsible for achievement of QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery) metrics for their programs
o Identify and drive countermeasures in instances when project is overdue or exceeding budget
o Establish and monitor use of tools for project tracking and management
o Ensures compliance to Beckman-Coulter and Danaher policies and procedures
o Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Engineering, Business, Management or a related field with 14 plus years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 12 years of relevant experience. MBA is a significant plus.
o Work experience should include people management experience and 3-7 years in program/project management leading multi-disciplined projects.
o FDA regulated environment is strongly recommended.
o Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or similar certificate is strongly recommended
o Fast learner able to quickly become adept at using the Danaher Business System tool set
o Demonstrated ability to manage team by influence in a matrix organization and displayed leadership skills.
o Readily accepts responsibility and accountability for project success and associated key decisions
o Ability to understand the functions of product development and build partnerships between functions and cultures to accomplish the goals of the project
o Ability to travel is mandatory (domestic and internationally) likely – 10-25% of time
Danaher is a diversified technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our portfolio of premier brands is among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. Danaher's portfolio is comprised of five reporting segments: Test & Measurement; Environmental; Life Sciences & Diagnostics; Dental; and Industrial Technologies. Driven by a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's 48,000 associates serve customers in more than 125 countries and generated $13.2 billion of revenue in 2010.
North America-United States-FL-Miami
Beckman Coulter, Inc., the largest operating company of the Danaher family, is a manufacturer and marketer of biomedical testing instrument...