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Medtronic Senior Project Management Specialist - Product Development in Galway, Ireland

Careers that Change Lives:

Engineers and Scientists create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

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Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

A Day in the Life

Within our Research & Development organization in Peripheral Vascular Health, we focus on deploying project management methodologies and practices to ensure robust planning, monitoring/controlling and execution of new product development activities, continuous improvement initiatives and released product management. Our Project Management Specialists are directly involved in all stages of the project life cycle for our innovative devices and therapies.

In this role, the individual will work on projects that are in various phases of product development, primarily within the Release Product Management area. They will be working with internal project team members as well as suppliers and business partners to develop and sustain our product portfolio. As project lead this individual will be responsible for defining the scope, budget, and timeline of the project, along with managing project execution within a cross-functional team. This position requires broad cross-functional knowledge and comprehensive business management skills, providing direction and leadership to a cross-functional team including, but not limited to, members with expertise from the following disciplines: product development, clinical, regulatory affairs, quality, operations, supplier quality and product marketing.

•Responsible for representing the Research & Development Portfolio Operations group on teams as the PMO representative and project leader

• Build cross functional project schedules from first principles.

• Lead project management activities (e.g., project planning, tracking, risk management, communications), lead continuous improvement projects to drive better execution of projects and drive projects/sub-projects as necessary.

• Have responsibility for resource management activities. You will support the overall project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviews, project governance etc.)

• Contribute occasionally as leader of crisis teams chartered with getting projects back on track.

• Participate in implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within projects and within PVH R&D.

• Manage changing priorities on projects through effective schedule management and deployment of PM methodologies.

• Keep the Team Leader and key Sponsors and Stakeholders abreast of organizational capacity constraints and portfolio risks.

• Operate as role model by striving for continuous improvement and being an agent of change.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

• BS or MS in Engineering / Science or related discipline

• 4-7 years’ experience working in Technical Project Management environment

• Experience with medical device design control is desirable.

• Cross-functional team experience.

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here ( .

Medtronic Incentive Plan: This position is eligible for an annual Bonus Program. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

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It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.