Project Manager R&D

Job Description

At Siemens Healthcare Limited, we are passionate about improving the way healthcare is delivered  through the powerful combination of world-class technology and evidence-based medical knowledge. 
We are a customer focused organization, always striving to find solutions to improve quality, utilization and productivity in healthcare. We offer a hard-working, yet fun-loving culture fostered by vision, 
openness, respect, and a drive to succeed. We arent looking for people who just want a “job”; we want people who are dedicated to doing meaningful work that will make a difference. 

Siemens Healthcare Limited is proud to be one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times, one of  Canada’s Greenest Employers five times and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2016. 

For more than 100 years in Canada, Siemens Healthcare Limited has been offering engaging and sustainable employment opportunities to those shaping our future. It’s our tradition to promote lifelong learning, develop talent and recognize success.  

As a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum – from prevention and early detection to  diagnosis and treatment.  

Siemens Healthcare Limited in Canada has stood for engineering expertise with a pioneering spirit in  exploring and developing business opportunities to help healthcare providers achieve their goal of  improving outcomes while reducing costs. From the Atlantic to Pacific oceans, more than 450 employees in Canada work together to deliver solutions for healthcare providers, resulting in 70% omedical decisions being influenced by the technologies we provide. 

Role and Responsibilities: 

The Project Manager is responsible for the control of projects of various sizes and with globally distributed resources in budget ranges from tens of thousands of Euros for small projects up to multi-
million Euros for large projects. The Project Manager is responsible for results across all project phases from the inception to the release of the product.   

You will: 

·        Lead the projects through all Product Lifecycle Management phases.  This includes the project 
setup and planning, driving and controlling the execution. 

·        Ensure achievement of the project milestones with regard to schedule, cost, content and 

·        Manage multiple projects and initiatives within the portfolio based on an Agile-type delivery 
methodology with Scrum. 

·        Ability to, individually and with a team, evaluate information gathered from multiple sources 
and translate into detailed project and resource plans, along with tracking and managing the 
completion task, milestone and project phase deliverables.  

·         Report the project status to management and other stakeholders. 

·         Manage change requests with regard to project goals (schedule, cost, content and quality). 

·         Drive implementation of downstream activities (e.g. Supply Chain Management, Service, 

·        Regulatory approvals) to ensure the rollout of product. 

·        Manage project risks and issues including identification, evaluation, setup, execution and controlling of measures. 

·        Manage and drive escalations for conflicting situations. 

·         Ensure compliance of the project execution, e.g. process adherence and  completeness/correctness. 

·        Identify and drive implementation of improvements within the project. 


Experience and Attributes: 

You have experience in a Project Management role. Your exceptional ability to keep a team focused on achieving the expected project results within the dimensions of schedule, cost, content and quality will  allow you to become a key part of our team. 

We are more interested in finding someone who will be a good fit than finding someone with the right amount of experience. If you are an intermediate or senior project manager, we have projects you can lead immediately. If you are junior, you will work directly with our current project manager and be mentored as you develop additional skills.

Required Qualifications: 

·        An excellent communicator who is experienced in anticipating risk and working on countermeasures, capable of working under changing conditions, strong in assertiveness, strong analysis skills, keen attention to detail, and excellent mediation skills. 

·        A good understanding of various product management methodologies and when to apply them, especially agile processes.

·        Experience working on software teams.

·        Ability to support 10% travel within North America, and occasional trips out of the country (U.S., 

·        Germany, India). 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience: 

·        Experience in international and distributed large scale software development projects. 

·        Project management experience in handling large scale software projects.

·        College diploma or bachelor’s degree in a technical field (computer science, engineering, etc.)

·        Project management or agile certifications (eg, CSM, SAFe, PMP, CAPM)

·        Experience working in intercultural teams. 

·        Experience working in a regulated industry (E.g., Medical devices, Pharma, etc.), bonus if in Healthcare IT, and on FDA regulated medical devices

·        Experience using Jira and Confluence

Start challenging yourself today in an environment that embraces diversity and rewards innovation with competitive pay, great benefits, and a global network offering real opportunity for growth and 

Job ID: 182486

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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