Project Manager, R&D Spine

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

The Senior Project Manager will specialize in new product development, processes and metrics and be responsible for all project management aspects of a project.   You will be leading the cross-functional project team through all phases of the product development process and collaborating with the technical lead on planning and executing projects or portions of a project through product launch, commercialization, and post market surveillance.  You will participate in our compliance program-related activities as denoted by your supervisor or Chief Compliance Officer. You will also be expected to develop a working knowledge of our product lines and various spinal pathologies.  
In this exciting role, you will: 

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain project plans.
  • Create, monitor and analyze project risks and identify mitigation strategies.  
  • Be responsible for all project communications to all cross-functional project stakeholders, which may include: project websites, meeting minutes, status reports, presentations, and any other detailed project information needed.  
  • Be main point of contact for all internal stakeholders (manufacturing, accounting, purchasing, sterilization, packaging, regulatory, quality, clinical, etc.) regarding project activities. 
  • Work with project team to identify and address critical path or road block issues.  
  • Define and manage key project constraints such as scope, schedule, budget, and resources. 
  • Ensure project plans and deliverables are compliant with appropriate design control procedures and any other applicable procedures and/or regulations.
  • Be the liaison with group manager or stakeholder managers as needed to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to the job and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times. 


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field is required.  
  • A minimum 5 years’ relevant experience is required.  
  • Experience managing projects is required. 
  • Experience in product development, from early development through launch is highly preferred. 
  • PMP Certification is preferred. 
  • Experience in the medical device industry is preferred.
  • Proficiency in the following project management knowledge areas: effective collaboration, integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resourcing, communication, risk and procurement are highly preferred.
  • Experience managing geographically dispersed teams is preferred.
  • Developed leadership capabilities and negotiation skills, as well as developed communication skills to effectively assimilate and communicate complex information from multiple sources is required. 
  • Ability to recognize and lead the resolution of project issues and road blocks is also required. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required. 
  • Proficiency utilizing the MS Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required. 
  • Familiarity with project lifecycle management (PLM) software is preferred.


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