Senior Program Manager

Bracco Medical Technologies

Eden Prairie, MN, USA

Full time


Sep 13

Why Join Bracco Medical Technologies?

We care as much about our employees as we do our patients. Our culture fosters a work environment where employees can thrive, be passionate and have fun along the way.  Each member of the Bracco Medical Technologies team has the power to make a difference......every day!

Position Description

Position Summary:

Manage and lead product development projects ensuring consistency with corporate strategy, company policies, and regulations. Ensure product performance to customer/functional specifications is in balance with deadlines and budgets. This includes identifying resources and coordinating the efforts of cross-functional project team members to deliver projects according to plan.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional teams including Design, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Planning, Category Management, Sourcing, Contract Manufacturers / OEM, Supplier Quality, through the product development process to ensure successful completion of development projects and business goals.
  • Responsible for developing, communicating, and documenting project strategies and detailed schedule creation and maintenance.
  • Accountable for project budget, project schedule and active risk management of the project.
  • Monitor the project from initiation through delivery, develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and provides update to senior management teams.
  • Manages the development and implementation process of a company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products per product development cycle.
  • Reviews status of projects; manages schedules, budgets and prepares status reports on regular basis.
  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Proposes modifications to functional operating policies and day-to-day processes. Problems and issues faced are complex, difficult and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem.
  • Communicates with internal and external customers and vendors regarding ongoing operations. Uses information exchange, influence and active persuasion without direct exercise of command to gain cooperation of other parties.
  • Overall value stream development and process responsibility from technology through market release.
  • Manages one or more developed or mature programs with well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies.
  • Ensure all aspects of Quality System Compliance, Design History File, and Regulatory Submissions documentation.  
  • Coordinate Development builds through product verification/validation. 
  • Lead design reviews & utilize analytical skills to drive technical decision-making.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Committed to best practices through identification, development and implementation of standard processes, techniques and training
  • Participate in long term product line strategy development to understand unmet needs related to product lines within defined scope of responsibility.
  • Provide leadership and direction for business process improvement and optimization projects that evolve key business processes, SOPs and Wis, institutionalize best practices and standard work and ensure compliance to the BMT quality system.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, health informatics, healthcare or marketing related field required.
  • 5+ years of total experience in project management and program management in product development, preferably in medical devices development or enterprise software development in healthcare
  • 5+ years of proven track record of managing large complex technical programs, from kickoff to completion
  • 5+ years of experience working across functional and geographical boundaries, in a matrix environment.
  • Advanced Influencer, Collaborator and Team player.
  • Strong planning, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience in managing outsourced or sub-contracted work
  • Strong communication skills – ability to present in front or large and small audience, from senior Executives to team members and associates.
  • Experience in building teams and leading in a matrixed environment Ability to travel both domestically and internationally


  • PMI Certification or equivalent
  • Experience in programs for medical imaging products, specifically radiology
  • Experience leading hardware, software and consumable projects


  • 15% travel time may be required
  • This position is expected to be Hybrid (at least 3 days per week in the office).

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