Program Manager, R & D, Surgical Robotics

Johnson & Johnson   •  

Cincinnati, OH

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


5 - 7 years

Posted 299 days ago

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-  You will support the project director in defining project scope, tracking progress, facilitating team discussions and conflict resolution as needed.

-  You will develop, maintain, and track detailed functional timelines and budgets that feed into an integrated project plan.

-  You will identify assumptions, risks, mitigations, key deliverables and achievements, critical path dependencies and resource needs.

-  You will work with multi-functional team members to track project activities, key deliverables, timelines; follow-up on action items to ensure completion and execution to timelines.

-  You will develop and present project updates, status reports, and dashboards as needed to communicate project progress, risks and mitigations to the team and multi-functional leadership.

-  You will work with project sub-teams, as needed, to ensure project progress and execution excellence.

-  You will coordinate and lead project team meetings.

-  You will prepare meeting agendas, document and distribute meeting minutes and action items as needed.

-  You will run day-to-day operational aspects of a project, develop and track WIGs, and scope as assigned.

-  You will ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.

-  You will update sections of departmental project status reports as needed.


-  Knowledge & Skills

-  Able to work & lead teams independently in a dynamic environment.

-  Strong leadership, influencing, organizational, and conflict resolution skills.

-  Demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct.

-  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

-  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

-  Ability to work effectively under time-constraints to meet deadlines.

-  Well organized with ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously.

-  Great social skills and ability to interact and communicate professionally with all levels within the organization.

-  Extraordinary attention to detail.

-  Deep understanding of medical device R&D processes over the product life cycle, from discovery to post marketing.



-  A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6+ years relevant work experience, required, including at least 3 years of project coordination or project managementexperience, preferably in the biotech, pharmaceutical or device industries.

-  Technical or engineering degree, preferred.

-  Project Management certification a plus, but not required.

-  Strong computer skills working with Microsoft Office programs, preferred.

-  Proficiency with MS Project, preferred.

-  Ability to travel up to 20%, required.

Requisition ID: 9460180112