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Project Manager (PBG, Fl.)

Facility:  Engineering
Location: 

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US

Welcome to ZimVie

Welcome to ZimVie, a new, publicly traded global company focused on improving quality of life for our patients. Our company is founded on a legacy of established brands, medical experts and over $1B in annual revenue.  We design, manufacture, and distribute a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions for implant dentistry, spinal surgery and bone growth stimulation. Our seasoned leadership and dedicated global team of more than 2,500 is focused on shaping an exciting future for ZimVie — we hope you’ll consider being a part of it!

Welcome to ZimVie, a new, publicly traded global company focused on improving quality of life for our patients. Our company is founded on a legacy of established brands, medical experts and over $1B in annual revenue.  We design, manufacture, and distribute a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions for implant dentistry, spinal surgery and bone growth stimulation. Our seasoned leadership and dedicated global team of more than 2,500 is focused on shaping an exciting future for ZimVie — we hope you’ll consider being a part of it!

Job Summary:

This position is to provide new product management expertise that will enable the business to identify, develop and commercialize quality products- on time and on target. This includes optimizing the project and portfolio management methodologies via training and coaching, the development of and maintenance of new tools and processes and sharing best practices across Functions and Divisions.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead cross functional development teams through the development process from concept to commercialization ensuring project timelines and budets are maintained while meeting internal and external stakeholder needs.
  • Monitors NPD (New Product Development) activity and provides management monthly updates on the status of projects via a report or online dashboard.
  • Leads selected core teams as directed by the business GM.
  • Lead the development of Core Team Members and Core Team Leaders by sponsoring or providing necessary training for the further development of their project management and leadership skills.
  • Collect and analyze the performance of the new product development effort by collecting data for key metrics and reporting out the performance.
  • Schedule, manage and document and be an active participant in the Phase Reviews for Dental to ensure the appropriate use of the FOCUS process and the timely development and commercialization of new products that are aligned with the Divisions strategy and provides optimal portfolio value. This includes documenting the Boards the decisions and action items.
  • Assists Core Team Leaders in the optimal management of their Core Teams by providing the necessary FOCUS training and facilitating team activities for team-building, planning, decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Be the process expert for portfolio management by incorporating and supporting processes and tools that are used to identify, prioritize and select opportunities/projects for optimal portfolio value and strategic alignment.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA.

 

Expected Areas of Competence (i.e., knowledge, skills, and abilities)

 

  • Broad knowledge of new product development methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach the implementation of NPD process improvements through cross-functional teams by listening and utilizing influence skills. (leadership)
  • Able to take action in solving problems and making decisions while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues, able to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics. (decision-making &problem solving)
  • Must possess an established track record of sound cross-functional actions and decisions impacting the business process and company results. (action oriented)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) in a clear and concise manner. (communicate)
  • Presentation skills. Able to clearly present information through the spoken work; influence or persuade others through oral presentations in positive and negative circumstances, listens well. Must be able emit a level of confidence and expertise to effectively train other employees (up, down and across the organization) at multiple sites in a broad range of NPD topics. (communication)
  • Ability to establish relationships quickly with a broad range of constituents. Must possess a collaborative style to work effectively throughout the organization. Able to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment to goals and objectives. (team-building)
  • Able to influence actions and opinions of others in a desired direction, to exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives. (leadership)
  • Ability to withhold actions or speech in the absence of important information: deal with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. (tolerance of ambiguity)
  • Able to create and maintain positive energy (motivation) in both individuals and groups. (energizing)
  • Able to develop unique and novel solutions to problems; use intuition and a new way of thinking to give birth to new ideas; to present information in an attention-getting and interesting manner. (creativity)
  • Project Management, Customer Needs Assessment, Financial valuation, Commercialization tasks FOCUS (Phase Gate Development), Managing by influence with listening & leadership skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Applications.

 

Education/Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering required (Biomedical preferred)
  • Minimum of 6-8 years experience in new product development required
  • Experience working in a medical device or pharmaceutical regulated environment
  • Experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Experience managing a functional area within Brand Management, Product Development, Finance or Operations is preferred, with demonstrated results-oriented performance.
  • Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) is preferred.

 

Travel Requirements

              Up to 25%

 


Req #1535

 

ZimVie is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants for employment and employment decisions, including hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, evaluation, compensation, and separation, are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, religion, religious beliefs, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy status (including childbirth, lactation, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), parental status, genetic characteristics or information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.

In addition, ZimVie will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability, religion, religious observances and practices, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact recruitingadmin@zimvie.com.  

ZimVie generally does not sponsor applicant work visas for this position.

Requisition ID: 1535 

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