175342 - Staff Program Manager - CA
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-Bay Area
City
South San Francisco
State
CA
Rate
$60 to $65.00 DOE
Duration
13 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Staff Program Manager for an opening in South San Francisco, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead, manage, coordinate, synchronize, and be accountable for the execution of programs from Customer engagement through to Product Delivery / Launch & Program Closure. Act as information conduit between the Core Team and Sr. Management Prepare and present formal Program Reviews (presentations) as well as overall Custom Program Pipeline updates to Sr. Leadership; initiates Exception Reviews as necessary. Lead teams to define and prioritize scope, objectives, and requirements. Plan resource requirements and negotiate Core Team resources with functional managers; assist Core Team Members in negotiating extended team staffing. Develop accurate, actionable, and cross-functionally integrated program plans based on business goals, constraints, and risk tolerance. Drive risk assessment, communication, proactive mitigation planning, and contingency response planning. Regularly track, monitor, and communicate team progress against requirements and plans to all stakeholders; resolve deviations; schedule and lead core team meetings. Assist Core Team Members in resolving extended team and functional issues. Collaborate and coordinate across all the functional areas (R&D, Product Management, QA/QC, Regulatory, Legal, Operations, Manufacturing, Service and Support and others) necessary to insure successful program completion. Lead, document, and communicate constructive lessons-learned analysis of completed programs. Build effective relationships with core and extended team members, functional managers, senior management, and customers. Contribute to performance evaluation of Core Team Members. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 5 years of product development experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology or Medical Devices; IVD experience highly preferred. Minimum 2 years of program management experience. Phase-gate product development process experience. VOC process experience preferred. PMP certification preferred.

Ability to distill, prioritize, and act on feedback from a variety of sources. Ability to do the right thing under pressure and tight deadlines in a complex, matrixed environment. Ability to work independently without significant direction Excellent critical thinking, troubleshooting, crisis management, and decision-making skills. Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, and the ability to work effectively with a variety of other personal styles. Excellent leadership skills particularly the ability to influence stakeholders in other functions over whom the Program Manager has no direct managing authority. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Initiative. Self-motivated and independent thinker that routinely translates circumstances and understanding into actions that move the business forward in a measurable manner. Meticulous attention to detail and a passion for driving execution at a detail level when necessary while maintaining the ability to see the big picture.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor's degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

Contact
Tyler Harrell at tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x342 or (800) 927-9318 x342

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.