BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Business Transformation Project Manager in San Jose, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Business Transformation Project Manager is responsible for serving as a results-oriented, subject matter expert contributing to the improvement of the product development process and portfolio management practices. This is a key role in the execution and implementation of various initiatives to develop, introduce and sustain Product Delivery Excellence (PDE) Best Practices throughout BD Biosciences. This role provides subject matter expertise and consulting for the Business Transformation and Change Practice initiative which incorporates the following areas: corporate strategy, organization design, transformation management, change management and shared services/support functions. The Business Transformation Project Manager reports directly to the PMO Operations Manager and will support the entire PMO organization within BD Biosciences.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead multi-disciplinary project sub-teams (including external consultant relationships) engaged in key company change programs. Provide subject matter expertise and industry best practices related to business transformation, engagement model and business continuity

  • Oversee or assist in training design, preparation, timing and facilitation for TFS, Agile, BD Global Product Delivery System (GPDS), Enterprise Standards, Best Practices, Lessons Learned and other areas related to business transformation as needed

  • Lead risk management reviews for the organization and provide guidance to the program manager on whether the outputs and outcomes will lead to the realization of the benefits

  • Create and continuously update a measurement system to determine the success of transformation initiatives

  • Partner cross functionally and ensure seamless service delivery and hand-offs from strategy and best practice formulation to execution

  • Leverage expertise serving as a resource in lean, agile, six sigma, continuous improvement, change management and other disciplines to help define future state/processes including business case, risk plan and target metrics to drive improvements.


  • Support adoption and change management efforts by answering employee questions on policies

  • Communicate effectively to and influence stakeholders of all levels

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships through individual contacts and group meetings

  • Act as an ambassador and change agent with project stakeholders

Execution Oriented:

  • Agile and Flexible - Thrives in dynamic environment. High learning agility and skilled at rapidly applying lessons learned to practice.

  • Balanced Approach - Instinct for trade-offs (i.e. user experience vs. technical aspects / Short vs. Long term / Risk vs. Reward Resources vs. Budget)

  • Cross Functional Leadership - Possesses the skills and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all functions involved in the development of the assigned product. Anticipates and understands implications across functions. System thinker. Ability to influence without direct authority.

  • Execution Oriented - Tolerant of risk and bias towards action. Drives for accountability within self and others.

Change Agent:

  • Change Agent - Demonstrated capability to balance a drive for change with sensitivity to the consequences of change. Skilled at fundamentals of successful change management.

  • Project Leadership - Ability to lead projects on time and on budget with quality and per customer expectations. Skilled in project planning, risk management, project execution and communication to all levels of the organization.

  • Personal Effectiveness - Time management, self-control, continuous learning, drives for order, flexible thinker. Versatility of thought and action in unanticipated circumstances (uses tools at his/her disposal to respond effectively to unanticipated changes)

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or engineering.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in new product development or manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum of 2-4 years cross-functional project management experience.

  • MS Project, MS Excel/Word highly preferred.


  • Experience with structured phase-gate product development and portfolio management processes.

  • Experience in SAP and Product Development Systems.

  • Experience with Agile methodology preferred.


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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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