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Philips R&D Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support Philips Healthcare as R&D Project Manager within Ultrasound Business Group. In this role you will be responsible for driving strategic complex leading-edge R&D product development projects across multiple development sites. Your role will be to deliver to business and internal stakeholders expectations as wells as R&D department objectives. The R&D Project Manager will oversee all engineering disciplines of the project and collaborate with cross-functional leads for overall business success.

You are responsible for

  • End-to-End managing of projects to develop medical products delivering new innovative clinical solutions. From initial concept start until delivery, introduction in the Market, stabilization and transfer

  • Responsible for gaining agreements on and achieving project objectives, balancing aggressive goals on schedule, investment, quality, product cost, scope and performance requirements

  • Business partner focused on maximization of the added value for the business

  • Manages multi-site projects in international setting with several disciplines, technical and non-technical. Responsible for synergy between the sub-projects

  • Leads multiple sub-project project leaders

  • Identifies and Manages project risks and roadblocks. Establishes strong operating mechanisms which include clear and timely communication and escalation within R&D and the business leadership team and stakeholders to resolve critical project risks with urgency

  • Ensures deliverables are met and in accordance with Quality Management System and Business policies

  • Manages communication and escalations to R&D Management team, Program and Business Stakeholders

  • Leverage well developed interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with functional groups throughout the organization

  • Keeps abreast of developments in project management tools and processes (both internal and external)

You are a part of

The Ultrasound business helps advance healthcare and improve lives with industry-leading solutions. This role will provide you development opportunities and the exposure to lead and work with cross-functional, distributed teams.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience/ Preferred Skills:

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 3+ year Project Management experience in product development or equivalent

  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-discipline and geographically distributed teams

  • Experience in a regulated product development and manufacturing environment

  • Self-driven leader that finds solutions for complex project challenges with multiple constraints

  • Outstanding soft-skills, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Great potential and aspiration to develop and grow in the organization

  • Strong work ethics with a passion for quality, Lean and business efficiency

In return, we offer you

The Opportunity to sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we are used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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