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Project Manager, AIC Marketing

Aesculap Inc.
Center Valley, PA 18034
  • Job Code
    117070796
Aesculap Inc.


Project Manager, AIC Marketing

US-PA-Center Valley

Job ID: 2020-15687
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Marketing
Aesculap Inc.

Overview

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.



Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Manages the commercialization aspects of key new products with responsibility for driving collaboration of cross-functional product commercial teams. Plays a key role in pioneering and establishing the culture of project management within the product commercialization process of Aesculap. The ability to organize, lead and motivate people toward the achievement of a common goal is a primary requirement for the position. Acts as the internal liaison between, marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA, sales management and engineering for the purpose of scheduling projects, driving the timely launch of projects, budgeting resources, and reporting on the progress of several projects that are simultaneously being prepared for commercialization. Additionally, engages externally with outside partners, such as Aesculap parent organization and testing laboratories, in conjunction with marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA, sales management and engineering to support commercialization efforts. Generally has no direct reports but will, on a specific project basis, direct efforts of engineers, technicians, designers and outside consultants.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Lead, manage and monitor the projects to achieve results according to the approved plan and time, cost and quality parameters.
  • Collaborates and cultivates cross departmental relationships and competencies necessary for the successful commercialization of targeted projects.
  • Define, coordinate and manage commercialization project team.
  • Develops and maintains detailed project schedules and budgets for assigned projects
  • Establish a clear stakeholder communication plan and provide executive level project summaries and deliver senior level status presentations.
  • Assists in the creation of accurate forecasts for products and works cross functionally to ensure the delivery of those forecasts.  
  • Facilitate the identification of project issues and align with program sponsors and stakeholders to bring forward a proposed risk mitigation action plan with options for resolution.
  • Negotiate the allocation of resources to support the endorsed project plan
  • Ensures design control requirements are met for project.
  • Assists in improving and revising existing commercialization procedures and processes.
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Secondary or peripheral job functions:

  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally by air and car.
  • Travel related to this position estimated as less than 10%.
  • Work occasional evenings/weekends due to projects,
  • Must possess a valid government issued drivers license and passport.
  • Able to pass and maintain annual Vendor Credentials so that healthcare facilities allow entrance into patient care areas in direct association with marketing and selling of groups products.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Not Applicable

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in health sciences, marketing, or business management related. MBA Preferred
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with demonstrated project / program management expertise within a highly-regulated environment within the medical device, pharmaceutical or biotech industry.
  • Demonstrated ability managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, within the specified guidelines, timeframes and budgets
  • Demonstrated success in leading through influence, with the ability to achieve top performance from project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate information to build and implement solutions to organizational problems
  • Results-driven leadership and management skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills up, down and across the organization
  • Highly flexible and adaptable. Diplomatic and tactful.
  • Strong business, analytical and planning skills
  • Creative thinking and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Well-versed with project management tools, including MS Project and Excel.
  • SAP experience a plus    
  • Lean Six Sigma training/knowledge a plus
  • Trained in Agile Project Management processes a plus
  • Ability to travel based upon business needs (less than 10%)

Desired:

  • N/A

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

PI117070796

<b>Aesculap Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Project Manager, AIC Marketing</b><br/><br/>US-PA-Center Valley<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 2020-15687<br/><b>Type:</b> Regular Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Marketing<br/>Aesculap Inc.<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients lives.</span></p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Position Summary:</strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p style="margin-right: -1.1pt;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: calibri, sans-serif;">Manages the commercialization aspects of key new products with responsibility for driving collaboration of cross-functional product commercial teams. Plays a key role in pioneering and establishing the culture of project management within the product commercialization process of Aesculap. The ability to organize, lead and motivate people toward the achievement of a common goal is a primary requirement for the position. Acts as the internal liaison between, marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA, sales management and engineering for the purpose of scheduling projects, driving the timely launch of projects, budgeting resources, and reporting on the progress of several projects that are simultaneously being prepared for commercialization. Additionally, engages externally with outside partners, such as Aesculap parent organization and testing laboratories, in conjunction with marketing, manufacturing, RA/QA, sales management and engineering to support commercialization efforts. Generally has no direct reports but will, on a specific project basis, direct efforts of engineers, technicians, designers and outside consultants. </span></p><p style="margin-right: -1.1pt;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Responsibilities: Essential Duties</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Lead, manage and monitor the projects to achieve results according to the approved plan and time, cost and quality parameters. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Collaborates and cultivates cross departmental relationships and competencies necessary for the successful commercialization of targeted projects. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Define, coordinate and manage commercialization project team. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Develops and maintains detailed project schedules and budgets for assigned projects</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Establish a clear stakeholder communication plan and provide executive level project summaries and deliver senior level status presentations.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Assists in the creation of accurate forecasts for products and works cross functionally to ensure the delivery of those forecasts. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Facilitate the identification of project issues and align with program sponsors and stakeholders to bring forward a proposed risk mitigation action plan with options for resolution.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Negotiate the allocation of resources to support the endorsed project plan</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Ensures design control requirements are met for project. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Assists in improving and revising existing commercialization procedures and processes. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must embody the Companys Vision, Mission and Values</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.</span></li></ul><p style="margin-right: -1.1pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Secondary or peripheral job functions:</strong> </span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must be able to travel domestically and internationally by air and car. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Travel related to this position estimated as less than 10%. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Work occasional evenings/weekends due to projects, </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Must possess a valid government issued drivers license and passport.<span style="color: red;"> </span></span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Able to pass and maintain annual Vendor Credentials so that healthcare facilities allow entrance into patient care areas in direct association with marketing and selling of groups products.</span></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Supervisory Responsibilities:</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Not Applicable</span></li></ul><p style="margin-right: -1.1pt;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Expertise: Knowledge & Skills</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><u>Language Skills: </u>Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><u>Mathematical Skills: </u>Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><u>Reasoning Ability:</u> Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.</span></li></ul><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc</strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Required:</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Bachelors degree, preferably in health sciences, marketing, or business management related. MBA Preferred</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">PMP certification preferred.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">3-5 years experience with demonstrated project / program management expertise within a highly-regulated environment within the medical device, pharmaceutical or biotech industry.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Demonstrated ability managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, within the specified guidelines, timeframes and budgets</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Demonstrated success in leading through influence, with the ability to achieve top performance from project teams</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Demonstrated ability to integrate information to build and implement solutions to organizational problems</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Results-driven leadership and management skills</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Excellent negotiating skills</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills up, down and across the organization</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Highly flexible and adaptable. Diplomatic and tactful. </span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Strong business, analytical and planning skills</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Creative thinking and proactive problem-solving skills</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Well-versed with project management tools, including MS Project and Excel.</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">SAP experience a plus</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Lean Six Sigma training/knowledge a plus</span></li><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Trained in Agile Project Management processes a plus</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: calibri, sans-serif;">Ability to travel based upon business needs (less than 10%)</span></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;"><strong>Desired</strong>: </span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">N/A</span></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.</span></p><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/k5QMdjFN5wogu7A8i2Pdp"> <p>PI117070796</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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