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Head of PMO

Company: Elekta
Location: Stockholm
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a current Elekta employee? Please click here to apply through our internal career site Find Jobs - Elekta. Want to join a team with a mission to improve and save lives? We continually look for motivated and skilled individuals who are interested in supporting our customers - healthcare professionals who use our products to help patients and their communities. We currently have the following opportunity available - please contact us for more details! Description - This position is to be based either Helsinki/Sweden or Crawley UK Head of Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for overseeing the execution of programs or projects of the TMA business line. He/she ensures that business projects are executed effectively and efficiently. The PMO oversees projects and develops and maintains project management methodologies, standards and tools. Key Job Accountabilities Program & Project Management Governance:

  • Maintains the PMO role and operating model
  • Contributes to the strategic planning and execution of activities associated to Value Stream, working with Product Management to achieve business goals and prioritizing of initiatives.
  • Set standards for program & project management capabilities, including certifications and qualifications for Project Managers, success measurement criteria, methodologies, tools to be used, etc.
  • Monitor compliance according to QMS related policies and standards.
  • Working with the functions across the business for value stream (PLM, SCM, CRM) ensuring they are aligned and working to ensure that all relevant targets and objectives of the programs/projects are met.
  • Participate as a member of the TMA management team in establishing governance processes of direction and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately, and the organization resources are used responsibly in conjunction with the VP & head of TMA. Project Management Team Leadership:
    • Ensure that projects and developments are made according to Elekta R&D processes and methodologies as per Elekta quality system.
    • Maintains the PMO organization structure, hiring and managing staffing requirements in line with project objectives.
    • Oversee the delegation of work to Project Managers, Program Managers in conjunction with the priorities set by the PFM
    • Set performance targets for individuals and the team and conduct performance reviews.
    • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement. Project Tracking & Monitoring:
      • Track and provide program/project status and reports.
      • Manage the risk, issue and change resolution process, and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed.
      • Oversee Program/Project Managers for the delivery of projects/programs on time, within scope and on budget. Project Prioritization
        • Provide executive leaders with the information needed to assess which proposals have the highest potential value, impact and strategic alignment.
        • Interface with executives to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges and keep them up-to-date with project risks and opportunities. Authorities To approve overall plans associated to programs and projects within the value stream Relevant Knowledge, skills and competencies Formal Education & Certification
          • Msc. University degree in the field of SW Engineering, Computer Science, Medical Device, or eq.
          • Must have 10+ years of SW Program and project management experience
          • Must have 5+ years of in experience in medical device industry
          • 5 + years in any R&D director-level positions.
          • Must possess diverse leadership skills, be cultural aware and have a solid understanding of international business and industry trends in Medical Device Industries.
          • Successfully lead and manage other high potential leaders (Senior Managers and experts) and associated staff and engineers.
          • Excellent project management skills: capable of ensuring multiple projects stay on-track and are delivered under budget, including internal resource planning and scheduling.
          • Excellent understanding and execution of lean and agile principles
          • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate effectively with executive management, non-engineers and engineers.
          • Possess the leadership and management skills to bring structure, discipline and process to a R&D environment, while retaining the ability to work in a changing environment. Knowledge & Experience
            • Demonstrated ability to develop Medical device that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
            • Medical Device background
            • At least 5 if not 10 years of Project/Program management for SW products
            • Familiar with hardware & software development methodology and processes.
            • Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
            • Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations. Personal Attributes
              • Proven leadership ability.
              • Ability to influence people without having direct supervision
              • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
              • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
              • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills
              • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
              • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
              • Keen attention to detail.

Keywords: Elekta, New England , Head of PMO, Other , Stockholm, Northeast

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