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Program Manager

Program Manager

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We have a new opportunity for a Program Manager in Toronto, ON or Victoria, BC. This position will have the enviable role of providing 10,000-foot strategic oversight of client relationships and product programs while focusing on enabling our very experienced and capable team of Project Managers and talented Engineers to define, develop and launch new cutting-edge technology products.

The Program Manager will be an expert in managing the strategic aspects of project management, product development, client communications, stakeholder management and account management. You know what it takes to successfully define, develop, and launch new products and can synthesize the vision into strategic roadmaps and program plans. You love building and fostering new relationships, leveraging these to lead teams both internally and externally. Breathing life into new designs is a passion.

What does StarFish Medical offer you?

The opportunity to work on cutting edge technology

  • Award-winning culture with deep-rooted Guiding Principals
  • Competitive compensation
  • Team profit sharing program
  • Excellent company-paid benefits package
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Monthly All-hands meetings
  • Active social committee
  • 50% BC Transit cost-sharing in Victoria
  • Bike Share location near office plus and shower facilities for midday runs or biking to work in Toronto

Responsibilities:

  • Build and foster meaningful, trust-based relationships with new clients
  • Lead and inspire project managers as they oversee teams developing new products and novel technologies from initial concept through detailed design.
  • Coach and mentor others in all aspects of Strategic Project Management and Product Development
  • Prepare proposals, budgets, and timelines for highly complex multi-year medical device development programs.
  • Develop strategic program plans, risk management plans, program charters and product roadmaps
  • Spearhead project recovery assignments for challenged projects.
  • Conduct project health assessments and make recommendations to the PMO
  • Initiate and lead effective brainstorming sessions that will spawn creative, open-minded, out-of-the-box strategic thinking
  • Work closely with clients, team members, and vendors to ensure that schedules are met, and budgets are controlled.
  • Interface with Business Development to support the transfer of new activities into Engineering
  • Oversee the work of team members to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, company procedures, product requirements, and specifications.
  • Adhere to and enhance the Quality Management System (QMS), including developing and maintaining documentation.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physical science, or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Experience working through all aspects of the product development life cycle and stage-gate process
  • Minimum of 8 years of recent, related experience in the medical device field
  • Leadership experience managing multi-functional teams through project management, and PMP certification is an asset
  • Knowledge of sound engineering practices and regulatory requirements to navigate projects in the ISO:13485 environment
  • Track record of building successful client relationships
  • Excellent communications, problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively with team members in remote locations and multiple time zones
  • Tenacious personality and drive for success.

How To Apply:

Qualified Program Manager applicants are encouraged to apply through the brand new StarFish Medical Job Portal with a resume and cover letter that clearly indicates how your education and experience meet the requirements of this position.

If you experience any difficulties with the StarFish Medical Job Portal, please reach out to careers@starfishmedical.com with a subject line of “Program Manager Job Portal Issue”.

We thank all candidates who apply; however after initial acknowledgement, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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