Program Manager - NxStage

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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Position Specific Details

NxStage Medical, a Fresenius Company is on a mission totransform renal care. To do that, we continually seek the best-of-the-best toexpand and improve our team of dedicated, innovative professionals. If youshare our mission and are committed to improving the lives of renal patients,then we invite you to explore our career opportunities.


NxStage a Fresenius Medical company is seeking an exceptionally talented and motivated individual to join ourgrowing Program ManagementOffice team in our Lawrence location. As a program manager, you will enjoy ahigh degree of

organizationallatitude and will have accountability and responsibility for cross functionalprogram planning, leadershipand success.

TheProgram Management Office is responsible for the cross-functional management ofselected critical programsand projects. This group of program and project management professionalsensures the successful

definition,development and delivery of projects, adhering to critical processes,standards, and best practices,in order to provide on time delivery and significant value to our partners andclients.

Workingwith team members from many different locations across the globe, the PMO ispart of an organizationthat fosters a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial environment focused onleveraging

cutting-edgetechnology to develop industry-leading products.


  • Asa program leader, you will be the key point of contact for all program relatedactivities
  • Leads,manages, coordinates, and reports on the cross functional end to end view oflarge new productdevelopment programs
  • Assemblesand drives cross-functional program teams, identifies resources needed, anddevelops detailedprogram plans and schedules to ensure on-time completion of programs fromConcept throughCommercialization
  • Workingwith many cross functional work stream leads and projects managers, ensuresthat programlevel cross dependencies are identified and program risks mitigated
  • Workwith Subject Matter Experts to define the future state process to supportlabeling compliance
  • Workwith the SMEs to define and document the business requirements around theLabeling Initiative
  • Communicatesfrequently with team members and senior business stakeholders regarding program statusand identifies and resolves program problems, issues and risks
  • Whennecessary, the program manager will work within certain projects or workstreams, withinthe program, to address and mitigate issues, assist in moving road blocks, andget theproper attention and visibility on matters promptly
  • Initiatesaction to identify and resolve program and project problems/issues and reportson mitigatingsteps and actions taken to ensure timely deliverables, program success andquality
  • Providesweekly status reports highlighting accomplishments, plans and issues to programteam membersand senior management
  • Obtainsstatus from project managers within the program to ensure a complete view ofthe programis reflected and understood
  • Developsand promotes best practice process and/or methodology improvements andefficiencies acrossthe organization.
  • Cultivatesinter-departmental relationships with all stakeholders
  • Assembleand drive large cross-functional program teams, identify resources required,and develop detailedcross-functional program plans to ensure the on-time completion and launch ofprograms, whichnot only focus on delivering the technical components of the program but alsothe business readinessactivities required to prepare our internal business groups and externalcustomers for the programdeliverables
  • Workcollaboratively with your peers and managers within the Global ProgramManagement Office todevelop methods for continuously improving productivity and efficiency withinthe organization
  • Facilitatedecision making between program and project team members
  • Escalationinvolvement around technical and non-technical issues that related to theprogram
  • Assessingcross program impacts and risks and working with team members to understand
  • mitigationapproach
  • Managementand understanding of the Economic Model of the program and all of the costing / inputsthat make up the model if applicable.
  • Understandingof the economic targets of the program if applicable.
  • Qualifications

    Education & Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will possess:

  • 5-10+ years of program management experience in a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • 5-7 years working within new product development in the medical device space
  • Demonstrated understanding of NPI, Design Controls, GMP etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across multiple job levels to achieve results
  • Demonstrated experience managing large cross functional teams of 20 or more people across
  • multiple locations
  • Experience working with 3 rd party suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Experience managing large program budgets and understanding program economic modeling
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven process
  • Consistent success in driving teams to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Experience in New Product Introduction lifecycles that include physical hardware, disposables, fluids, as well as embedded or application software
  • Demonstrated use of sound and proven program / project management practices and tools, including excellent MS Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to deliver programs / projects more efficiently
  • Proven experience managing expectations and managing cross-functional teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Outstanding time management and organization skills
  • Confident team leader and consensus builder with strong motivational skills
  • Adept in problem solving and resolving conflict
  • Able to manage internal customer relationships and expectations, through negotiation and partnering
  • Able to cultivate strong inter- and intra-departmental relationships that promote a positive, execution-focused work environment
  • Ability to understand both technical and business vision and communicate it to both technical and non-technical partners
  • Past experience dealing with Labeling within a Medical Device environment a plus
  • Experience in an ISO environment and an FDA regulated environment
  • PMP certification is a plus

  • Job

    :Clinical Staff

    Primary Location

    :United States-Massachusetts-Lawrence




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    Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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