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Danaher Corporation PMO Director, Blood Gas, R&D in Bronshoj, Denmark

Are you an experienced PMO professional with a "can-do" attitude? Is your background in the Medical Device industry or a similar regulated field? And are you motivated by bringing structure and by improving project portfolio- & resource management?

In our line of work, life isn’t a given - it’s the ultimate goal. When life takes an unexpected turn, our technology and solutions enable caregivers to make informed diagnostic decisions to improve patient care. This is our shared purpose at Radiometer and what unites all +4000 of us - no matter our roles or where in the world we’re located. Creating impactful innovations like ours, doesn’t happen overnight - it requires uncompromising persistency, passion, and a desire to make a difference. Here, you can learn, grow, and chart an uncommonly diverse career.

Radiometer is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The department

The BG R&D section is responsible for innovation, development and sustaining related to the entire Radiometer Blood Gas (BG) portfolio. We ensure, that Radiometers BG instruments and accessories have world-class performance and quality – now and in the future.

The PMO Director, BG R&D will report to Associate VP, BG R&D and be part of his leader team. The role requires close collaboration with the managers and project managers in BG R&D area as well as the PMO Director in BG business units.

Your responsibility ranges from operational to strategical level

In this role, you are responsible for R&D PMO activities such as roadmap, project portfolio- and resource management. The portfolio covers approximately 75 concurrent projects and the PMO responsibility includes project intake, progress tracking, reporting, as well as monthly and quarterly reviews with the project managers and R&D leadership team.

You work cross-functionally with colleagues in Denmark, Poland, and India to ensure sufficient cross-functional resource allocation to projects based on proactive alignment among R&D departments, Operations, Regulatory Affairs (RA), Quality Assurance (QA), Clinical & Medical Affairs (C&MA) and Marketing. You will lead project prioritization based on real-time analysis of demand versus capacity/capabilities.

Importantly, you will also become a Danaher Business System (DBS) agent supporting the leadership team in improving our LEAN culture and skills to drive continuous improvement in projects and processes. Finally, you work closely together with both Global R&D’s PMO director and Senior DBS (LEAN) leader.

Furthermore, your areas of responsibilities will cover:

  • Manage the BG R&D project portfolio

  • Manage the BG R&D resource allocation based on real-time analysis of demand versus capacity/capabilities

  • Ensure sufficient cross-functional resource allocation projects based on proactive alignment among R&D, Operations, RA/QA, C&MA, and Marketing.

  • Prepare material for quarterly project portfolio reviews and execution alignment reviews with senior management

  • Manage roadmaps, incl. quarterly updates and alignment with stakeholders

  • Create crisp and clear status reporting for monthly project progress reviews

  • Leverage the LEAN DBS system to drive continuous improvement within the PLM organization

Your strong skills make you stand out

The ideal candidate has hands-on experience with project portfolio- and resource management and strive to be the best in class in a systematic, structured, and accountable way.

We picture the right candidate holds 5+ years of proven experience within the medical devices or life sciences industry and a minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with R&D project management and/or department management.

On top of that, we are looking for a person who has some or all the below qualities:

  • Service-minded with excellent planning and collaboration skills

  • Strong presentation skills and able to communicate the critical few key takeaways

  • Experience with LEAN systems and methodologies

You have an act for embracing teamwork with an ability to build positive relationships and partnerships across the organization by using your coaching and mentoring skills. You possess strong analytical skills with attention to details and can apply knowledge of problem solving, especially when it comes to uncertainty and solving the unknown (many people, many projects).

You enjoy structure, and at the same time demonstrate the ability to work pragmatic in a fast paced and changing environment with multiple priorities. Additionally, you should have great written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with experience in facilitation for audiences.

Our offer

A phenomenal opportunity to work in the field of medical technologies, where knowledge sharing, and professional respect combine to make it both fun and meaningful to go to work. Both in Denmark and abroad we have hardworking colleagues who take pride in making a difference in a company whose products can truly impact other people's lives. We offer 'freedom with responsibility', flexibility, opportunities for training and career development, and a wide range of staff benefits.

Hybrid

At Radiometer we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Radiometer can provide.

Application

We continuously assess candidates and invite them for interviews, so please don’t hesitate to write and send in the application. We encourage you to apply before end of business on 9th October 2022.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Associate VP, Blood Gas R&D, Søren Dohn at soeren.dohn@radiometer.dk. We look forward to seeing your application.

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Danaher

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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