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Programs Director - Vitek Reveal

Company: bioM--rieux SA
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The estimated salary range for this role based in California is between $218,000 and $261,500 annually. This role is eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and individual performance per bioMerieux's bonus program. This range may differ from ranges offered for similar positions elsewhere in the country given differences in cost of living. Actual compensation within this range is determined based on the successful candidate's experience and will be presented in writing at the time of the offer.

  • A choice of medical (including prescription), dental, and vision plans providing nationwide coverage and telemedicine options
  • Company-Provided Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan including a generous non-discretionary employer contribution and employer match.
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Various voluntary benefit offerings
  • Parental leaves The Company The world is facing a medical crisis, bacteria are increasingly evolving resistance to even our strongest antibiotics. The problem is already very real and immediate; for example, bloodstream infection leading to sepsis is now responsible for more than half of all deaths in hospitals and is the most expensive condition treated in hospitals. Sepsis mortality rate increases > 6% every hour without effective antibiotic treatment. Yet, despite the life and death urgency, and healthcare cost impacts, current methodologies require 3 days to determine the correct antibiotic. Specific Diagnostics, a bioMerieux company, has developed a breakthrough solution to rapidly determine the effective antibiotic treatment for bloodstream and other acute infections. Used for bloodstream infection Specific's solution provides results 2 days sooner than existing methods, saving patients suffering from drug-resistant infection. The Job
    • The Program Director Vitek Reveal is responsible for leading the team of R&D project managers for Specific Diagnostics.
    • Reports to VP R&D and Vitek Reveal Program. Is part of the R&D management team.
    • Directly manages the team of R&D project leaders for Vitek Reveal and other R&D projects.
    • As part of the Integration of Specific Diagnostics, the Program Director Vitek Reveal structures Specific Diagnostic R&D activities into identified projects that relate to menu expansion, systems, innovation, support and life cycle management.
    • Organizes and coordinates the projects with on-site resources and support from other sites (STL, DUR, SLC---).
    • Ensures End-to-End management of the projects, from the feasibility phase to industrialization, giving visibility across the different teams and to top management through Program Reviews.
    • Promotes the Project Management mindset within Specific Diagnostics.
    • Implements a structure to manage resources, schedules, financials and adheres to stage gate quality throughout the full project life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contributes to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.
    • Has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Will verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case. PRIMARY DUTIES
      • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that involve one or multiple departments.
      • Provide on-site leadership for project teams by building and motivating team members on multiple sites in the Americas Region to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
      • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.
      • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
      • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, risk
      • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
      • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
      • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.
      • Estimate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes.
      • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings.
      • Monitor Project Management performance in the Americas Region and contribute to performance reviews.
      • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership.
      • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs.
      • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address customers goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices.
      • Manage project scope and changes.
      • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders.
      • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
      • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution.
      • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration, or litigation, as needed.
      • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract.
      • Define the Statement of Work and User Requirement Specifications for the project.
      • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues.
      • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders.
      • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
      • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables.
      • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO, and key stakeholders.
      • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas.
      • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle.
      • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors, and university stakeholders.
      • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team.
      • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication.
      • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards.
      • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline.
      • Continue professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods, and best practices.
      • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods, and techniques
      • Other duties as assigned.
      • Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
      • Performance reviews and staff development
      • Monitor the performance of staff.
      • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization. KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS Preferred Qualifications:
        • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations.
        • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
        • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus, and achieve objectives.
        • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
        • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
        • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results.
        • Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM
        • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary.
        • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
        • Experience leading, motivating, and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
        • Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management.
        • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives' sponsors, team members, stakeholders, and peers.
        • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
        • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
        • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
        • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Project
        • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
        • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
        • Support diverse and inclusive work environment. Required qualifications:
          • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
          • 12+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.
          • 10+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment.
          • Experience in PMI Methodology and the 5 phases of Project Management
          • PMI Certification preferred but not required.
          • Experience with Change Management in an FDA or USDA regulated industry.
          • 10+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation.
          • 10+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle.
          • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and Word with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
          • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs.
          • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to achieve a common business objective.
          • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate, and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment.
          • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions, and identifying priorities.

Keywords: bioM--rieux SA, San Jose , Programs Director - Vitek Reveal, Executive , San Jose, California

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