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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Program Manager (Hybrid) in Limerick, Ireland

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About the role

The Sr. Program Manager is responsible for ensuring the success of a major, multi-year, multi-faceted and highly complex regulatory program within the International Infusion Platform at BD. Specifically, he/she will leverage best practices in cross functional team leadership to drive excellence and deliver on program objectives.

The Sr. Program Manager will provide direction and understanding on the regulatory requirements of the MDR to the International Infusion LT, as well as responsible to influence a wide range of functions and departments to drive the project’s strategic initiatives while managing tactical activities and partnering effectively with a large and varied group of stakeholders.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the MDR cross functional core team ensuring timeline commitments are met and driving a focus on execution.

  • Collaborate with functional leaders from regulatory, quality, R&D, and Medical Affairs to finance, and Integrated Supply Chain to ensure efficient execution of a shared strategy

  • Communicate effectively with business leadership to ensure clear expectations, demonstrate progress, and identify issues. Provide progress updates and regular reporting to business and functional leadership

  • 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. Establish, delegate, and evaluate the roles, responsibilities, goals, deliverables and performance of core and extended team members.

  • Recommend ideal course of action, budget, and resource allocation to deliver the program in a timely and cost-effective manner. Accurately communicate risk, impact, and mitigation.

  • Ensure internal/external governance mechanisms, such as core team meetings, are undertaken in a timely, comprehensive, and effective manner. Develop a mentality of collaboration, execution, and continuous improvement within the program through these mechanisms.

  • Drive mechanisms and management techniques that ensure an open and transparent approach to the identification, communication and timely resolution of issues, risk, and challenges affecting program deliverables.

  • Lead cross-functional teams through problem resolution. Constructively challenge the team and the organization to rethink assumptions and approach headwinds in new ways. Independently determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

  • Ensure effective formal and informal communication mechanisms with the core and extended team members using a variety of tools and channels. Build high morale and ensure the entire team commits to the target goals and objectives by creating a common purpose and direction.

About you

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a Project Management certification preferred.

  • Minimum of 8-12+ years of experience in successfully leading complex, multiyear programs delivered through high performing cross-functional teams based in a matrix organization.

  • Experience in medical device industries/regulated environmentis advantageous. Experience with EU MDR implementation is ideal.

  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills coupled to strong business, strategic and financial acumen.

  • Highly effective interpersonal skills on a cross-cultural level with excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills, including engagement with Senior level management

  • Exceptional leadership qualities consistently delivering results. Inspirational and motivational balancing accountability with mentorship and support. Strategic and yet able to comprehend and manage details. Expert in balancing risk with progress and a timely path for escalation.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Exceptional communications skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels of the organization, spanning cross-functional teams to business leadership.

  • Set clear objectives and measurements. Skilled at facilitating team dynamics. Fosters development in others. Creates strong morale and spirit on teams. Share wins and successes and fosters constructive challenge. Thrive in achieving success through others.

  • Possess the skills and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all functions and partners involved in the program. Anticipate and understand implications across all functions.

  • Excellent influencing skills with the ability to achieve challenging goals through others without direct authority across different functions, geographies, and cultures. Drive for accountability within self and others.

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

  • Time management, self-control, continuous learning, drives for order yet flexible and nimble. Versatility of thought and action in unanticipated circumstances using structured tools at his/her disposal to respond effectively and resolve unanticipated changes.

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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.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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