$80K — $100K *
At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.
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About this opportunity
Align Technology, Inc. is looking for a Program Manager in our San Jose, CA office. The Program Manager creates, manages and drives detailed planning and execution of a set of enterprise programs and/or projects, on time and within budget and scope.
In this role, you will…
Oversee multiple enterprise program/project initiatives throughout the year for execution
Accountable for creating a detailed delivery plan that can be executed by a program/project teams
Ensure program/project teams understands the objectives of the project
Gain commitments from the program/project team to be accountable for delivering on time
Drive and communicates program/project status, schedule baselines, schedule issues, project risks and major decisions.
Maintain intense focus on delivering to all committed milestones and holds the project team accountable by holding weekly project status reviews
Aggressively manage risk across the project throughout the project development life cycle to ensure on time delivery
Communicate frequently with program/project teams, peers, and management to ensure sharp focus on executing to the delivery plan and timeline
Keep the program/project teams organized and on track for effective implementation and delivery and implements process improvements where there’s inefficiency in the execution process
Build capability within the program/project teams to accomplish the project goals and deliver the program/project results on time
Follow up and maintain accountability of program/project success criteria post deployment
Must be flexible and creative in thinking to execute to a timeline when plans do not go as expected
Must follow up relentlessly to ensure cross functional project teams are delivering against their commitments
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
Perform other duties as assigned
Other duties may be assigned
The Program Manager is expected to lead and manage a cross-functional team within a matrixed management structure and will not have formal direct reports. Locations of matrixed team will be spread across multiple geographical locations.
In this role, you’ll need …
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience
5+ years of project management experience preferably for new enterprise projects in a medical device environment
Experience delivering software projects
Experience with Arena Solutions (or similar PLM) and medical device regulatory requirements
Nice to haves:
PMP certified preferred or equivalent certification (agile, SaFE, etc)
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated leadership experience
Should be able to effectively use Microsoft Project or equivalent tools to create and manage detailed program/project schedules
Expert understanding of new product development and/or enterprise program management processes including but not limited to waterfall, agile methodologies, etc.
Expert ability to create structures and processes necessary to deliver enterprise programs/projects and/or new products to successful implementation
Valid through: 3/12/2021