Project Manager

Troy - Michigan - United States - Life Sciences & Health Care - Medical devices - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

Our client is seeking a dedicated a Project
Manager to join their reputable pharmaceutical company for a remote position.
They offer an
unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas
of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological,
craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.

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Arpita Sharma, Account manager

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About this role

Project Name: European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) Supplier Quality (SQ) Extended Team Member Support
Project Goal: To ensure all externally manufactured DePuy Synthes products meet new EU MDR requirements. Collaborate with suppliers to obtain details for manufacturing process information, production risk management and direct part marking. This information will be used to update the product’s technical file to be in compliance with Medical Device Regulations. EU MDR SQE will work under the direction of the EU MDR SQ project supervisor.
Deliverables: The External Supply Chain Project Manager will plan and manage workstream activities to ensure all product technical file contributions meet new EU MDR requirements. Provide updated contributions to each workstream supporting aspects of the technical file. This position will be responsible for the management of specifically assigned projects to include project planning, capacity estimates, execution, implementation and on-going support. The Project Manager will work closely with the functional business leads to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution deployed in support of the business goals and objectives. The Project Manager will act as a liaison from the External Supply Chain to the EU MDR PMO, separate workstreams and base business functional teams to shape project goals, deliverables and plans for execution in 2019/2020 to meet all workstream objectives.

About you

Scope of Work to include the following: • Collaborates with business leads to build and execute well-structured program and project plans;• Coach and assist internal project owners and teams on an on-going basis to review project requests, assess project scope, facilitate project prioritization, report status and deliverables and ensure compliance with Supply Chain and PMO procedures methodologies;
• Provide continuous strategic communication designed to update different key stakeholders and senior management on the status of key initiatives, cross-functional prioritization and synchronization of key initiatives;• For specifically assigned projects, will be accountable for the successful delivery of projects, spanning multiple functional areas and locations and will use expert communication and leadership skills to establish a common understanding of the project timelines, milestones and expectations on delivery;
• Provides direction to project resources, monitors efforts, assembles key project deliverables and identifies issues and risks requiring escalation when reporting project status;• Schedules and facilitates project status meetings and advises management on project status, including executive reporting DePuy Synthes job descriptions may be revised at management's discretion, at any time;
• Facilitates problem resolution;• Communicates project implementation options, schedule, quality and risk to stakeholders, as well as, offer recommendations based on these elements;
• Proactively manages scope and risk. Devises and communicates contingency plans;• Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one’s job. Maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times;
• Design, Deploy and manage an Issues Escalation process to meet EU MDR requirements and resolve issues with obtaining Supplier Product information;• Cross coordinate Workstream activities/interdependencies with other Workstream PMs;

• Other related tasks may be assigned at the discretion of local Supplier Quality Management and/or the EU MDR Supply Chain Workstream Core Team (SQ Lead).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related discipline required;
5+years’ experience in project management is required; • Proven experience in the development and execution of project plans is required;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to translate complex issues easily for others to understand and the ability to prepare communications for project teams and Senior Management are required; • Strong time management, budget, and program management skills are required;
• The ability to lead teams and influence others is required, including the ability to function in multi-cultural environments;• Strong knowledge and skills in MS Office and MS Project are required;
• Proven exceptional written and oral presentation skills are required;• Ability to lead across multiple business organizations in a highly matrixed organization is required.


  • Vacancy number: PUB204582
  • Location: Troy
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Medical devices
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
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