BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EPMO Program Manager - EUMDR in Le Pont, France

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Programme Manager

Location is flexible

Competitive Salary and Benefits.

The program manager is responsible for providing project and program management services for various types of projects within BD EMEA.

The position holder must be able to work with our internal customers to take projects and program from project initiating thru project close out. A key port of this role will be to assist in various department projects, taking a lead role in planning, coordinating and facilitating projects from project initiation through completion.

In particular this role would be responsible for the EMEA work streams for the EUMDR (European Medical Device Regulation) project, leading and coordinating all of the RA and Quality system and process work streams in EMEA (Economic Operator, PRRC etc changes) synchronizing with the OSC and the impact of EU changes on non-EU markets.

We are looking for a Program Manager to facilitate business case development and advise the business during project initiation discussion. Managing small to medium sized programs that consist of multiple active projects from project definition thru program governance, monitoring and close out.

This includes identifying and aligning resources on integration points.

You will manage the integration of projects within a single program to ensure alignment of deliverables, timeline, budget and deliverable quality and provide guidance support to business partners who are involved with the projects, to ensure best practices and project methodologies are followed.

Keys goals will be to.

  • Create work plans and mentor others in the creation of work plans

  • Facilities weekly project meetings to collect status and discuss project issues

  • Establishing and controlling scope, creating and managing project schedules in MS Project, generate scorecards that show progress against plan, plan and control project budgets, create and present management reports, procurement management, communication planning and execution, project integration management, time management, issue/risk management, project quality management, etc.

  • Collect, organize and escalate project issues and risks

  • Maintaining all active programs and project plans in MS Project (or other similar PPM software)

Key Skills required.

  • Working understanding of project/program/portfolio management processes, methodologies and tools

  • Minimum 8-10 years experiencing working on projects/programs/portfolios

  • Strong collaboration with business partners to execute projects and to identify and address gaps in regional capabilities and processes

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with leaders of all levels

  • Working understanding of change management strategies, planning and execution

  • Ability to execute to plan while effectively overcoming obstacles to success

We would be looking for someone with specific skills in Project Management. As well as.

  • 8-10 years planning & leading small to medium size projects and programs ideally in the technical or business area within a Life Science and/or Health Care company

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Technical / Scientific or similar field

  • Functional experience in Business Integration or Divestment

  • PMP, PgMP, or similar certification a plus but not required

  • Black Belt, Green Belt or similar experience a plus but not required

  • Master Degree in Business, Technical / Scientific or similar field a plus but not required

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Primary Work Location

GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road

Additional Locations

BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86, FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.