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Philips Senior Project Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado


In this role, you have the opportunity to lead cross-functional project teams for sustaining projects, partner with R&D leadership to run the Philips Sustaining Review Board for Colorado Springs, and mentor more junior project managers for Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) business cluster.

As Senior Project Manager, you will bring strong practical experience in project management, change management and leadership. You have demonstrate the ability to influence and lead within a rapidly evolving, cross-functional, highly regulated environment. This role also requires strong cross-functional business acumen, including technical, marketing, manufacturing, finance, quality, clinical, and regulatory-based knowledge. The Senior Project Manager will ultimately be responsible for their team’s performance and their adherence to company procedures, applicable regulations and standards, and achieving the agreed upon project charter with Site Leadership. This is a role with high visibility in an environment focused on growth and a genuine desire to improve with support from all levels of the organization.

You are responsible for

  • Driving sustaining project teams through the preparation, presentation and archival of Design Control reviews, Business Stage Gate Reviews, and other deliverables to support project objectives

  • Developing and managing project plans, including scope, scheduling, risks and mitigation, resourcing, budgeting, business, clinical and regulatory planning, with support from team members and functional management

  • Providing direction, guidance and coaching; influencing less experienced project leaders and cross-functional peers on best practices in project management including proficiency in running team meetings, management updates, and internal development reviews

  • Serving as the spokesperson for project teams in team, management and executive management updates, and design control review meetings

  • Championing continuous improvement as demonstrated by personal example; evaluating project for opportunities to improve performance; continuously monitors risk and mitigates as appropriate; ensures team members adhere to internal procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in a persuasive and inspirational style that is timely, proactive, concise, candid, accurate, and clear, with all members of the organization

  • Partnering with site R&D leadership to facilitate site sustaining project discussions, including project leader assignments, tools, resourcing, and representing Colorado Site in cross-site PMO initiatives

  • Crafting an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences based on consistently demonstrated personal values

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science, advanced degree preferred (MS, PhD, or MBA)

  • PMP Certification required, Critical Chain, and Scrum/Agile experience preferred

  • 5+ years project or program management experience leading cross functional teams within a regulated industry, Class II or III medical device preferred

  • Domain experience in imaging devices, disposable intravascular catheters or cardiac devices including disposables, software, hardware, systems or a combination thereof preferred

  • Working knowledge of design controls regulatory requirements (US, EU, Japan) and experience defending product information or processes in a regulatory audit preferred

Travel : up to 10%

In return, we offer you

A challenging and dynamic environment where you will lead teams to develop best-in-class coronary vascular, peripheral vascular and heart rhythm management medical devices, influencing the practice of medicine around the world. You will work on a variety of technologies and disease states within peripheral vascular disease and other clinical adjacencies.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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