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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Program Manager (Remote Optional) in Baltimore, Maryland

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most ambitious global health issues.

Sr. Program Manager (PM) will be supporting the project portfolio for Molecular and Women’s Health and Cancer Business Line for IDS. The PM will lead cross-functional core teams in carrying out all aspects of product development from concept, verification and validation including clinical trials, and worldwide regulatory clearance through successful commercial launch. The PM is responsible for leading and motivating a complex cross-functional team or a program with one or more projects to define and develop a product(s). The PM is ultimately responsible for the execution, quality and results of their project, and the success of the resulting product in the market, including achieving defined strategic and financial objectives once the project has launched. The PM is measured on their ability to lead the team in achieving cost, schedule, and performance goals of the project. This high visibility leadership role will present frequently across various levels up to and including senior leadership.

Experience:

  • Responsible for the creation of the project schedules, risk management, integrated business plans and product requirements. Leads the cross-functional development of product architecture for each functional area, synthesizes functional plans and identifies critical interdependencies to drive successful execution of the project.

  • Technical and business skills and judgment to significantly influence the technical and business direction of the project. Able to build and influence novel thinking of the team.

  • Ability to lead and drive the identification, validation, and mitigation planning of all project risks, including technical, schedule, business, resource, based on thorough understanding of the technical and business content of the integrated project plan and the work breakdown.

  • Ability to communicate technical and business issues completely, concisely, and effectively to enable high-quality decision making and drive cross-functional alignment.

  • Has a thorough understanding of all functional work streams in a phase gate process and a vision of an integrated project plan.

Scope of Responsibility:

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

  • Influences solutions to business or technical problems.

  • Communicates and implements the strategic and technical direction for the project/program team.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of business & market growth drivers & trends; influences business case development.

  • Complete understanding of a wide application of project management principles, theories & concepts.

Sphere of Influence:

  • Responsible for the execution, quality and results of his or her project and the success of the resulting product for the business or in the market.

  • Manages and guides the day-to-day activities of team members, tracks progress against plan, manages the project budget, identifies project risks and provides plans to mitigate those risks.

  • Under general supervision, plans, designs and performs development as assigned.

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

  • Possesses the skills, knowledge and ability to engage, influence, and direct all functions involved in the development of the assigned product to inspire and motivate the team to achieve a common goal or purpose.

  • Interacts with functional managers and business leaders to communicate regarding critical project risks, questions or challenges.

  • Challenges core team members, functional leaders and business leaders regarding functional and cross-functional strategies and approaches in order to improve product development outcomes.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree required preferably in microbiology, molecular biology or other scientific field. MBA is preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant Project Management experience

  • Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of team leadership in product development with dynamically increasing complexity of assignments.

  • Successful track record of commercializing new products

  • Experience in new product development planning multiple work-streams, identifying risk and implementing action plans to optimize time lines and reduce execution risk

  • Experience establishing customer requirements from defined needs specifications and translating to product requirements

  • Experience using combination of analytical, statistical, computational, and empirical methods to gain deep understanding of design and minimize overall development timelines

  • Experience in a regulated environment; medical device or biotechnology.

  • Experience handling ambiguity

  • Proven learning agility of new subject matter

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills

  • Travel up to 20%

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  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 empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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.

Primary Work Location

USA MD - Sparks - 52/54 Loveton Circle

Additional Locations

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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.

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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