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Director of Project Management

Director of Project Management

ID 
2017-1152
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Plymouth
Category 
Project Management
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Director of Project Management is responsible for the overall project management function, providing vision, leadership, coordination and management of the PMO processes and functions.  This role will own the implementation of Nonin’s project portfolio and will ensure projects are completed within budget, scope, time, and to the highest level of quality.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Implement and continuously improve upon the Product Development Process (PDP); lead teams to complete activities to current policies and practices; keep documentation organized
  • Actively manage dependencies between projects and within other Nonin departments:
    • Delivery prioritization – align project delivery with strategic objectives, manage changes in priority and adjust project schedules as needed
    • Project Resource Management - tracking and management of project resources including resource allocation and capacity balancing
    • Project Closeout - lessons learned, measures of success
  • Coach, mentor and motivate Project Managers within the PMO organization and cross functional team members; lead teams effectively and provide input to functional managers on team member performance
  • Provide regular reporting and visibility on project statuses; leads management reviews and project meetings; develops and manages agendas, minutes and follow up with action items
  • Identify and assemble project teams, identify in advance necessary resources and assign tasks and timeframes to facilitate successful completion of identified projects
  • Identify and communicate risk, scope creep and create actionable risk mitigation plans
  • Leads cross-functional teams of resources, drawing from other functional areas to ensure quality, on-time delivery and a flawless launch to production
  • Responsible for providing performance feedback for each participant on the project to appropriate functional manager

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related degree
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with 7+ years in project management with demonstrated successful outcomes and 3+ years of engineering or product development experience

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated success in project management leadership for complex and concurrent projects
  • Experience with product development methodologies including Agile
  • Show understanding of work breakdown structures, critical path analysis and scenario based project scheduling to include budget and resource estimations
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills at all levels in a company; robust interpersonal skills with evidence of teamwork and collaboration
  • Experience in coordinating cross-disciplinary project teams in a matrix management environment
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP or NPDP certification strongly preferred
  • MBA, Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience leading medical device (Class II or Class III) development projects
  • Experience with Medical Device Directive, ISO 13485, FDA Design Controls, or similar requirements
  • Experience in a regulated industry
  • Skill in summarizing complex information for a variety of audiences.
  • Experience utilizing enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools
  • Experience in customer interaction

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit/stand/walk 8 hrs/day
  • Ability to travel occasionally for work-related assignments

 

Nonin Medical is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.