Philips R&D Project Manager - Medical Device in Andover, Massachusetts

R&D Project Manager

Your challenge:

As part of the patient worn monitor team, the R&D (Research & development) Project Manager will focus on managing software and hardware projects in a cross functional environment.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage software and hardware development projects

  • Formulating the project plan, in consultation with management and other parties concerned on base of the requirements

  • Organize the resources to be used (quality, time, budget and information) and specifies the quality standard in the processes

  • Operate at all necessary levels of development planning according to project-specific needs, including prioritizing development actions; coordinate prioritization with roadmap and marketing activities as well as integrating input from customers and development partners.

  • Coordinate day-to-day project execution and manage a cross functional holistic project plan

  • Coordinate with test/V&V (Verification & Validation)/Q&R (Quality & Regulatory) teams and provide official approval of work deliverables; take ownership of quality and reliability of the delivered software

  • Provide input and decision making on development process, including project artifacts and development/test operations, tools, and continuous improvement

Drive Operational Excellence:

  • Defines the risks of the project (f.e. specs, costs, planning, etcetera) and develops scenarios to overcome these risks.

  • Directs employees and gives them operational guidance

  • Implementation and realization according to the project plan (specification, quality, time, money, information) and organization.

  • Reports on the progress of the project with an agreed frequency on quality, status, time, and money to senior management and to project members.

  • Ensures that there is an effective transfer and archiving of the project results and the associated knowledge.

  • Reports on employees’ performance to the hierarchical superior of the employees for the purpose of appraisal.

Lead change:

  • Challenge others to question traditional ways of working, overcome barriers to change and to adapt quickly to new, changing environments.

Champion / role model culture:

  • Maintains a climate of trust, openness, honesty and objectivity and role models a can-do mentality.

Your team:

The Project Manager will be part of the Patient Worn Monitor Development team, and will be working together with Marketing, Production, New Product Introduction and R&D. Our team values are based on an innovative, sustainable business impact mindset and the team embraces empowerment, people development and open communication.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of direct project or program management experience, schedule management (including tools, such as MS Project or equivalent) in a regulated Design Control environment (US, EU and Japan)

  • Experience with managing Class II or III device projects

  • Demonstrated experience in managing/improving software and hardware development performance

  • Experience leading cross-functional team meetings, management updates and internal development review meetings


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Discipline, Masters preferred

  • PMP or Prince2 certification

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.