ID Vaga R-492399 Publicado na data 13 junho 2024 CANDIDATAR

Senior Program Manager/Product Development (Hybrid/Franklin Lakes, NJ)

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Director of Program Management, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for ensuring the success of major, multi-faceted and highly complex programs within the Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) Catheter Care Platform at BD. Specifically, the candidate will demonstrate best practices in cross functional team/external partnership leadership to drive excellence in areas such as customer requirement definition, platform and product design and full commercial launch. This Leader will define the program architecture and drive successful project / program execution globally. The Sr. Program Manager will effectively develop, organize, and motivate a highly skilled cross-functional team.

This is a critical role within the BD MDS PMO and is based in Franklin Lakes, NJ. This role will have direct visibility at the executive leadership of the business and has major impact on the successful completion of strategically important programs.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the inventiveness and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 


  • Understanding of milestone-based program planning (Daily Standup, risk register management, visual planning) for ongoing projects.

  • Define program resource needs and negotiate program resourcing plans. Work with functional leaders to ensure the appropriate core team resources are committed to the program and contribute to required performance levels.

  • Lead product development activity ensuring that a structured design and development process is followed, ensuring compliance with quality management systems and regulatory requirements, where applicable.

  • Lead the team to prepare for Phase Gate and other Go/No-Go decisions by executive leadership, ensuring such decisions are informed by a balanced and clearly articulated representation of the relevant data.

  • Ensure alignment across product value proposition, program scope, and strategic business objectives. Lead program planning process ensuring all requirements are clear and driven by market needs, customer insights and experience.

  • Ensure governance mechanisms, such as core team meetings, key technical design and commercial excellence and industrialization reviews are undertaken in a timely, comprehensive, and effective manner.

  • Identifies and manages project risks and issues, ensuring their timely mitigation and resolution with impacted partners.

  • Lead cross-functional teams through problem resolution including root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action. Constructively challenge the team and the organization to rethink assumptions and approach headwinds in new ways.

  • Build high morale and ensure the entire team commits to the target goals and objectives by creating a common purpose and direction.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Create and effectively manage program budget and resource needs.

  • Drives a project or multiple projects of medium scale and moderate complexity by leading cross functional teams individually or with an additional project leader. Examples would be larger and more complex new product development line extensions or new products that are new to the business.

  • Drive the development and deployment of program management tools and techniques.

  • Set clear objectives and measurements. Skilled at facilitating team dynamics.

  • Possess the skills and ability to engage, influence, and direct all functions and partners involved in the development of new products.

  • Excellent influencing skills with the ability to achieve challenging goals through others without direct authority across different functions, external partners, geographies, and cultures.

  • Expert at leading sophisticated programs delivering the right outcomes balancing on time delivery, budget, quality and market and customer expectations. Highly skilled in integrated program planning along with tactical project planning, risk management, project execution and communication to all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to take disparate data points and make sound business decisions and bring clarity to ambiguous situations.

  • Time management, self-control, continuous learning, works towards order yet flexible and nimble.

  • Demonstrate leadership, learning agility and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership and actions.


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a closely related engineering degree is required. An advanced degree in an engineering discipline or MBA is preferred.

  • At least 10 years proven experience in product development and design with at least 3-5 years product development and design experience in medical devices/products.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years project management experience.

  • Experience in medical device/Pharmaceutical industries required, and/or experience in FDA or other regulated environments required.

  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated learning agility of new subject matter.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation). Understands how to present information dependent upon the level of the audience.

  • Successful track record of developing and commercializing new products.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 


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