The Program Manager manages the design and commercialization aspects of key new products with responsibility for driving collaboration of cross-functional product commercial teams. Acts as the internal liaison between engineering, marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA and sales management for the purpose of scheduling projects, driving the timely launch of projects, budgeting resources, and reporting on the progress of several projects that are simultaneously being prepared for commercialization.
Additionally, the Program Manager engages externally in conjunction with engineering, marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA and sales management, on an as needed basis, to support innovative commercialization efforts.
The Program Manager has no direct reports but will, on a specific project basis, direct efforts of engineers, technicians, designers and outside consultants. The ability to organize, lead and motivate people toward the achievement of a common goal is a primary requirement for the position. Deals with all members of product development team internally and with the medical community, as well as vendors and consultants externally.
Specifically, this role manages projects for robotics and surgical enabling technology programs, which includes management of all development work related to software development / update, hardware, packaging and labelling development.
The project manager provides project management perspective and considers impact of decisions on schedule and budget.