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Abbott Project Manager - Product Development / Medical Device in Santa Clara, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

  • PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an IT Project Manager position.

The Project Manager - Product Development is responsible for providing cross-functional program leadership to ensure projects achieve desired outcomes from product definition through product commercialization . This Project Manager will help teams define and achieve the objectives and goals required to complete projects on time and within budget. Seeking a strong cross-functional leader with a hands-on approach, with excellent decision making and prioritizing ability. They will be responsible for ensuring the timely development and successful implementation of best practices in cross functional team leadership.

  • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders at all levels effectively, including executives with differing priorities

  • Publish routine dashboards and reports that effectively communicate progress, risk and achievements of the overall portfolio. Leverages technology to drive a data-driven and risk-based approach to socializing progress, risks and achievements within the programs.

  • Oversee of all phases of the product development process from Concept to Launch, with excellent understanding of Design Control principles.

  • Experienced at leading complex programs delivering milestones on time and on budget with quality per customer expectations. Skilled in project planning, risk management, project execution and communication to all levels of the organization.

  • Manage resources to deliver program status

  • Take ownership of hands-on management and tracking of overall team progress and provide detailed management status reports and updates.

  • Effectively manage multiple small projects or one large project

  • Drives for accountability within self and others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Product Development Project Management experience from medical device company/industry (or similar).

  • Experienced in medical device or FDA-cleared product development

  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820 and Design Control: ISO 13485:2003

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or similar

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting IVD s and Biologics .

  • Bachelor Degree in a discipline appropriate to the project environment with minimum five years relevant experience, one year of which must be in leadership/project management roles.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email