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Project Manager - San Diego

Project Manager

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
you to:

1.      
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
development process.

2.    
Aid in the winning of projects.

                        a.     
Rapidly come up to speed on
the project based on RFP documentation

                        b.     
Work with the clients’
business and technical teams to understand, refine, and agree on the development
projects and 

                        product needs.

c.     
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.

d.     
Work with the Goddard
business development team to generate proposals

e.     
Present proposals to clients
and help define and maintain expectations.

3.    
Kick off Projects

a.     
Generate risk profile and
requirements

b.     
Onboard the assigned
project team

c.     
Generate schedules, tasks,
and assign work to the team.

d.     
Set up communication
channels and cadence with the client.

    i.     Daily
phone call or email if needed.

    ii.     Weekly
Meetings

    iii.     Phase
end deliverables

e.     
Follow up all meeting and
pertinent conversations with notes shared to all stakeholders.

4.    
Deliver profitable project
outcomes for Goddard through effective management of clients and internal teams

a.     
Own the project’s vision

b.     
Track budget usage and
project progress

c.     
Motivate and manage individual
team members as well as the team dynamic

d.     
Generate dashboards and/or presentations
to present to internal management and/or the client

e.     
Maintain a strong and open
relationship with the client

f.      
Ensure compliance of
program with Goddard SOP guidelines

g.     
Coordinate all aspects of
program activities between the client and Goddard engineering, ID, quality,
regulatory, testing, documentation, etc.

h.     
Responsible for the
completion of all deliverables per proposal

5.    
Assist with developing and
refining best practices for project management within Goddard

6.    
Other Responsibilities

a.     
At times, required to
manage multiple projects simultaneously. 

b.     
Travel as-needed (driver’s
license required).

 Required Skills:

1.      A thorough understanding of
the product development process

2.    
Ability to discern and understand
client’s product and business needs

3.    
Excellent communication,
collaboration, and relationship-building skills with the client, technical
team, and business development team

4.    
Ability to lead large, high
caliber design and development teams

5.    
Understanding of the end-to-end
product development process

6.    
Schedule and resource
estimation and maintenance

7.     
Ability to understand
complex technical challenges, be able to communicate the challenges internally
and to the client, and drive the team to the solution

8.    
Ability to make the informed
decisions necessary to keep schedules and budgets on track

9.    
Flexibility and acumen to
perform and manage a wide range of activities, whether experienced in them or
not

Preferred Skills:

1.      Experience in the
development and management of products in regulated environments

2.    
Experience with medical
device development

3.    
Agile development and
tracking

4.    
PMP Certification

5.    
Conflict resolution

Regarding Computer &
Software Use, you are expected to be proficient in:

1.      Microsoft Project (or
equivalent Gantt programs)

2.    
Microsoft Office Suite

3.    
Asana, Jira or other task
tracking experience is a bonus

About Goddard:

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.

Staffing Agencies and Recruiters: Goddard, Inc. will not accept resumes from agencies or recruiters with whom we do not have an existing agreement in place. Goddard, Inc. is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

San Diego
Engineering
Project Management
Full-time
Manager