Mgr, Program

Mgr, Program

Baxter Medical Devices
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Job Description

This is where you save and sustain lives
At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.
Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.
Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.
Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives-where your purpose accelerates our mission.
About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis sterile IV solutions infusion systems and devices parenteral nutrition surgery products and anesthetics and pharmacy automation, software and services.
The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries.
Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
Position Overview & Summary:
We are looking for a successful Program Manager (PM) to join PMO team in Bangalore, India.
PM is a servant leader to cross-functional teams and the Global Business Unit. The cross-functional teams are globally distributed and tasked to develop & sustain medical products that include electro- mechanical devices, embedded & IOT software and other accessories. The PM facilitates teamwork and mobilizes people and resources across the globe to support our product base that includes NPDs as well as installed base. The role is accountable for project schedules, budget, risk management, and interaction with all functions and levels of management ensuring seamless execution and effective communication.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Own end-to-end Software project/program delivery, including Prioritizing, Scoping, Project plan, schedule, execution/monitoring working Cross-functional teams globally.
  • Lead team core teams to define program strategies and to deliver results per business objectives and requirements.
  • Execute Software projects using Agile/SAFe methodology/alternate methodologies.
  • Be a change agent. Drive agility in organization & demonstrate sense of urgency.
  • Understands and deploys processes to assure conformance to the Baxter Product Development processes and PDLM in an expedited manner.
  • Continuously reviews program progress, proactively identify risks and collaboratively develops and drives risk mitigation efforts.
  • Interact through program updates and reviews with all functions and levels of management, ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders with the highest transparency.
  • Guide teams in decomposing complex work into backlog items enabling effort estimation and effective prioritization
  • Manage several of initiatives and integrate workstreams into a cohesive program
  • Deploy metric based KPIs for project tracking and progress.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We are looking for candidates that are:
  • Change Agent - Catalyst for the teams and expected to lead the transformation to a fail-fast-learn-fast culture enabling continual improvement
  • Servant Leader - Able to gain respect from his/her team and willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
  • Courageous - Able to effectively challenge and influence peers and teams, leading them through difficult or uncertain situations.
  • Assertive -Must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls
  • Enthusiastic - Must be high-energy and self-motivated
  • Metric Focused - Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Have Attitude of Transparency - Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust
  • Communicative - Able to communicate well with individuals and teams, locally and remotely on a global-scale, using a wide variety of skills and vehicles. Capable of tailoring both oral and written communication to audience. Able to convey ideas and concepts to senior management
  • Social - Must be sensitive to cultural aspects and available to work across global time zones
  • Problem and Conflict Solver - Able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches

Job Experience s & Educational Qualifications:
  • Minimum 7years experience in Software Program Management involving Enterprise, IT, Regulatory, Security, product life cycle and marketing.
  • 4+ years project management experience with demonstrated success leading multi-site, global or enterprise-wide programs in regulated industry.
  • Experience in managing workstreans that include external design and/or service providers and partners.
  • Desired: Strong knowledge Medical Device Product Lifecycle (ISO 13485 and FDA QS Regulation 21 CFR Part 820)
  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent
  • Desired: PMP certification

Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. 044964

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