NJ Employer Director, Global Project Leader in RARITAN, New Jersey

The Career PotentialOrtho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.The OpportunityAs the company continues to grow, we are seeking aDirector, Global Project Leader who will be fully responsible for the overall management and seamless execution of multiple new product development and product improvement programs from concept through commercialization. This leader will be responsible to set the overall program goals and KPI's for the cross functional team. The role requires a highly visible and versatile leader who is proficient at leading through a matrix management structure driving the team to deliver the program on-time, in-scope, and within-budget. He/she will represent the team effectively at all levels, provide mentorship, help create a leading organization, and drive with compassion. He/She will provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership for different assay technologies; understanding product clinical utility, product competitiveness and driving clear tradeoff decisions (Development Cost/Time/Manufacturing Cost/Reliability/Complexity). He/she will work closely with the Product Managers to align the program with the marketing strategy & customer requirements needed for success. He/she will also work with a Project Manager to track & understand which activities may be on the critical path that requires added attention and decisions to be made to ensure the program continues to stay on track to meet all expectations. He/she will work closely with the cross-functional teams to ensure the most effective use of resources on a daily basis across multiple programs. Additionally this leader is required to have strong communications skills and be comfortable presenting to executive leaders, functional leaders, key customers, etc...as required.This person will report to the Business Field Leader (VP1) and will be expected to lead a cross functional team to bring multiple products to market. This position is located in either Raritan, NJ, Rochester, NY or Pencoed, UK.The Responsibilities* Leads a cross functional team comprised of R&D, regulatory, quality, marketing, finance, supply chain and commercial to bring products to market and ongoing enhancements to meet customer needs.* Works with the Product Manager to ensure the program aligns to the marketing strategy and commercial model to ensure successful product uptake.* Fully responsible for all program related activities* Accountable to deliver the project on-time, on-budget and within scope* A dynamic leader who is able to analyze various business aspects enabling them to make quick decisions on the program* Manages to the program budget to ensure all commitments and expenditures are accurate and on budget* Manages the day to day working relationship of key external partners* Engage in Business field leadership meetings* Participate in Global launch meetings* Manage relationship & program execution with external partners* Coordinate and drive activities across programs when there are critical interdependencies#LI-SC1#LI-POSTThe Individual* Bachelor's degree req