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Project Manager, R&D

Req #: JR - 048747 Location Marsa, Il-Marsa, Malta Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 11/15/2021

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Project Manager, R&D

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Summary:

Project Managers provide business and technical leadership for major, high-complexity programs (e.g., Baxter Top Projects) within the GBU, leading project teams through the identification, justification, prioritization, initiation, development and implementation processes. Project Managers will lead their teams in financial analysis including market research, cash flow, capital, and program positioning. They will collaborate with marketing, legal and purchasing to develop and negotiate contracts. This person will interact with and influence senior internal and external stakeholders. Project Managers will make launch date commitments to businesses and manage stakeholder expectations with regard to Baxter deliverables during the program. This person will serve as a champion of product lifecycle management processes recognizing how project results impact the overall success of the organization. The Project Manager will lead the formation of core team and its ability to deliver the project.

Essential Duties:

• Accountable for core team performance, projects schedule and execution, budget commitments and spend • Leads team in defining program strategies, developing goals, and ensures project scope is defined and controlled

• Continuously interacts with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders

• Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and proactive management of risk response strategies

• Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes

• Leads core team to identify and implement continuous improvement

Qualifications & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, preferably in a science or engineering related field.

• Business acumen

• Competent application of Vital Behaviors and Leadership Essentials

• Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory or Clinical Practices and Product Development Process Requirements

• Demonstrate competencies in all aspects of project management

• Demonstrated ability to develop others

• PMI and IPMA or equivalent certification desired

• 10 years previous product life cycle experience including 5 years project management experience with demonstrated success leading multi-site, global or enterprise-wide programs in the medical products industry.

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Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Reagan

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Karthik

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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