B. Braun

  • Project Manager (6-9 month consultant assignment)

    Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
    Requisition ID
    2019-14215
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Contractor
    Shift
    8am - 5pm
  • Overview

    About B. Braun 

     

    B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

     

    Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    The Project Manager Consultant (6-9 month assignment) coordinates, and directs project team efforts toward realization of agreed upon goals and objectives of the project. This function assists in clarification of project goals and objectives with sponsor and stakeholders of the project (including Sales/Marketing). The Project Manager controls all activities and directs personnel involved in the project life cycle including planning, design, development, implementation and completion of the project.

     

    This function delegates the tasks and responsibility for reaching the project objectives to the individual members of the team.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Develop, implement and maintain dashboards, metrics and other operating mechanisms to confirm projects’ progress and portfolio status
    • Responsible for ongoing monitoring, reporting, and control of projects in accordance with the set objectives
    • Assure adherence to project management standard work, including Project Execution and Management
    • Conduct periodic review with the project teams and with management to ensure that phase-gate/ stage-gate criteria are met in the most efficient manner.
    • Facilitate regular meetings to ensure appropriate project prioritization and resourcing

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Project/Excel Skills
    • Communication Skills
    • Accountability
    • Organization Skills
    • Demonstrated Project Management knowledge of tools, techniques, culture, software applications, such as Microsoft Project.
    • Must be able to communicate (face to face, team meetings, provide presentations, and train employees) with every level of the company. Must have good team building skills and must be able to lead cross functional / international teams.
    • Demonstrated success in leading project teams and managing projects from initiation through completion.
    • Demonstrated high ethics and values. Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.
    • Recognizes contributions. Supports team building. Builds mutual trust and encourages trust and respect and cooperation among team members.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • BA/BS degree from a 4 year college or university, plus a minimum of 3 years related experience in forms of Project Management.

     

    Desired:

    • PMI PMP desired.

    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.

     

     

     

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

    Other

    Responsibilities: Other Duties:

     

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

     

    Physical Demands:

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Work Environment:

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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