Goddard is seeking a Project Manager to
join our San Diego, CA team. 5+ years of relevant experience in consumer product development,
diagnostics development, and/or medical equipment and device development or
equivalent, and 3+ years of project management experience preferred.
In this role, we will ask
Provide informed, detailed
guidance to clients looking for Goddard’s leadership and experience in product
development. Communicate clearly with the client and empower the client with
data to help them make confident, prudent decisions throughout the product
Aid in the winning of projects.
Rapidly come up to speed on
the project based on RFP documentation
Work with the clients’
business and technical teams to understand, refine, and agree on the development
Work with the Business
Development, Engineering Managers and Directors of Program Management to determine
resources, effort, and time needed to complete a project or how to provide consultation support on an ongoing basis.
Work with the Goddard
business development team to generate proposals
Present proposals to clients
and help define and maintain expectations.
Kick off Projects
Generate risk profile and
Onboard the assigned
Generate schedules, tasks,
and assign work to the team.
Set up communication
channels and cadence with the client.
phone call or email if needed.
Follow up all meeting and
pertinent conversations with notes shared to all stakeholders.
Deliver profitable project
outcomes for Goddard through effective management of clients and internal teams
Own the project’s vision
Track budget usage and
Motivate and manage individual
team members as well as the team dynamic
Generate dashboards and/or presentations
to present to internal management and/or the client
Maintain a strong and open
relationship with the client
Ensure compliance of
program with Goddard SOP guidelines
Coordinate all aspects of
program activities between the client and Goddard engineering, ID, quality,
regulatory, testing, documentation, etc.
Responsible for the
completion of all deliverables per proposal
Assist with developing and
refining best practices for project management within Goddard
At times, required to
manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Travel as-needed (driver’s
1. A thorough understanding of
the product development process
Ability to discern and understand
client’s product and business needs
collaboration, and relationship-building skills with the client, technical
team, and business development team
Ability to lead large, high
caliber design and development teams
Understanding of the end-to-end
product development process
Schedule and resource
estimation and maintenance
Ability to understand
complex technical challenges, be able to communicate the challenges internally
and to the client, and drive the team to the solution
Ability to make the informed
decisions necessary to keep schedules and budgets on track
Flexibility and acumen to
perform and manage a wide range of activities, whether experienced in them or
1. Experience in the
development and management of products in regulated environments
Experience with medical
Agile development and
Regarding Computer &
Software Use, you are expected to be proficient in:
1. Microsoft Project (or
equivalent Gantt programs)
Microsoft Office Suite
Asana, Jira or other task
tracking experience is a bonus
Founded in 1997, Goddard is a full-service product development and engineering firm specializing in the design and development of medical technology, life science and industrial products. Drawing from the collective expertise of its experienced designers and engineers, Goddard’s mission is to deliver outstanding solutions that positively impact lives. We have offices in Beverly, MA and San Diego, CA.
Goddard believes that everyone is entitled to fair opportunities and equal employment rights. We comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and the terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, compensation, promotion, discipline, or termination. Goddard is firm on its policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants on the basis of qualification and merit and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws.
Please note: Presently, Goddard does not sponsor employment visas.
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