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Spec 3, Engineering Program/Project Mgmt
Ref No.: 18-16560
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Project Integrator
Andover, MA
12+ Month Contract
W 2 Only


JOB SUMMARY:

The Project Integrator is responsible for managing the execution of programs and/or projects consisting of single or multiple workstreams and/or projects. May lead special short-term or long-term activities within assigned program and/or project. Works within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while managing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies. Conducts medium to large-scale needs assessments and audience analysis projects requiring multiple data sources.

The Project Integrator plays a critical role in the product development group, ensuring the timely execution and reporting of the multi-phased project schedule related to the design of advanced multi-disciplinary systems. He/She will work within the project team to help ensure the integrity of the project plan and guide the team to achieve project milestones and commitments.

The role requires hands-on experience of cross-functional product development in medical technology, demonstrated knowledge of sophisticated planning and monitoring/reporting techniques, and change management skills with a focus on project management practices continuous improvement.

Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own job family. Applies knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and non-standard situations. Works independently with minimal guidance. Usually determines own work priorities. Demonstrates working knowledge of project management principles. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage and create project plans, Gantt charts, and status reports.
• Accountable for the accuracy of the cross-functional project plan.
• May manage sub-projects and/or workstreams within a larger project.
• Resource load project plan(s) and communicate resource gaps.
• Drive integrated project plan structure, communication, and improvements.
• Monitor and track the execution of current projects and coordinate with team members and stakeholders to ensure accurate status reporting for management.
• Lead efforts to understand critical path and tackle issues before they cause project delays.
• Organize and track logistics for efficient and effective execution of individual projects.
• Manages the tactical details necessary to keep the project on track, e.g., action items, risk mitigation, issues, decisions.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Expert in Microsoft Project 2013: proficient in multiple workstream management, resource loading, and extracting performance metrics.
• Strong project management knowledge required, preferably in technical, medical or FDA-regulated industry.
• R&D, Engineering, Quality, or Operations background favored.
• Familiar with multiple project governance practices: waterfall, scrum, agile, etc.
• Passion for improving world health and effectively working within a team for a common goal.
• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work both independently and in team contexts.
• Strong and proactive problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Hands-on experience with phase gate product development processes and FDA QSR based Design Controls
• Demonstrated ability and interest for hands-on role in planning and execution of critical path, drive for results, and data.
• Demonstrated success in delivering new products and engineering changes of existing products & solutions.
• Comfort with a rapid development pace and ability to multitask.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience with mentorship and cross-functional alignment and conflict resolution
• Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred but not required.