In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As the world’s leading hearing care provider, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry. Sonova has more than 14,000 committed employees in over 100 countries, all of whom contribute to something greater than themselves – they transform lives. Join our mission and become part of our team! Apply now for the following position: Senior Project Manager.
Overview: In your role as a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing new product development projects from initial conception stage to stability in volume. The successful candidate will also manage sustaining product and process developments.
What you’ll do:
Manage assigned project/programs from product requirement stage to stability in volume.
Resolve issues as they arise, and provide feedback.
Schedule assigned projects bottom-up by consulting actual resources that perform tasks.
Ensure all resources are kept up to date regarding required dates and deadlines.
Manage milestone deliveries once the project schedule is established.
Complete regular follow-ups and updates and review regulatory requirements.
Work with QA to ensure that projects comply with regulatory requirements and follow Sonova’s gate review process.
Act as project leader, including scheduling meetings, determining agendas, providing information updates and following up on outstanding issues.
Provide regular and as-required project status reports to the Program Manager.
Highlight issues and concerns, as well as recommend and implement solutions.
Conduct applicable IP analysis as required.
Act as R&D interface for QAT.
Perform other duties as assigned by Program Manager.
What Experience & Skills you Bring to the Team:
Degree in a related discipline. In the absence of an academic degree, must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in a relevant field.
5+ years of experience leading projects.
Experience working in research and development (software and/or hardware).
Experience being involved in the regulatory audit process and environment.
Experience working in the medical device field is considered a strong asset.
Excellent leadership organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to remain composed during audits.
Strong computer skills with MS Office applications.