NPI PROGRAM MANAGER

NPI PROGRAM MANAGER

NPI PROGRAM MANAGER

Job Overview

Location
New York City, New York
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
32621
Date Posted
8 months ago
Recruiter
Helen Josh
Job Views
75

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as global leader for cross-functional NPI project teams: Manages all activities from Ideation through product launch execution
  • Translates strategies into program/project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource requirements
  • Develops NPI project timeline and holds team accountable to critical milestone dates; highlights opportunities for acceleration; clearly communicates project delays and escalations
  • Acts as Project Manager for all assigned NPI projects: Identifies and leads the Project Teams, owns the Project Plans (Gantts), leads and coordinates execution of all activities required for launch. Communicates the Project Plans and changes to project stakeholders. Continuously monitors compliance with critical milestones.
  • Ensures that the cross-functional members work as a “team” focused on business unit goals identified, and manages program and solution interdependencies
  • Manages communications (verbal or written), both internally and externally, for effective project management and coordination for new products
  • Leads NPI Phase Gate Reviews: Ensures cross-functional alignment prior to gate exit, prepares materials, and facilitates meetings
  • Identifies and escalates project risks and communicate status to internal and external stakeholders
  • Prioritizes work and resources to best meet IDEM priorities and financial targets
  • Develops the strategy and vision of the NPI PMO and evolution over the next 5 years, in collaboration with the broader NPI PMO organization
  • Responsible for generating formal training materials and leading education sessions for all functional areas and regions
  • Establishes and leads proactive, transparent, and effective communications cadence to ensure timely dissemination of information with the senior leadership team, program/project teams, and matrix stakeholders
  • Measures and reports on time execution of launch activities. Identifies performance gaps, KPIs and ensures improvement actions are taken to minimize impact on business performance.
  • Develops cross-functional tools and templates to support key deliverables in all six NPI phases
  • Drives continuous improvement into NPI launch execution and seeks regular feedback from leadership and stakeholders

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS:

Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS | EDUCATION:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree which could include supply chain, engineering, science, IT or business disciplines
  • 5 or more years of experience in Project Management, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain or related function, preferably in medical device, pharmaceutical or consumer products

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One or more professional certifications or equivalent experience (e.g. PMP)
  • Experience in program management of new product through the development and product life-cycle processes.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong communication skills – in English in written and verbal; briefing, presentation, education/training skills
  • Ability to successfully manage projects across various functions / businesses
  • Able to influence without authority
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
  • Ability to create & manage a vision, think strategically, plan and organize, innovate, analyze complex data and situations, and exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, motivate, lead, coach, and develop employees, and collaborate with functional leaders and teams

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, ABBOTT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKFORCE.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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