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Edwards Lifesciences Associate Imaging Project Manager in Irvine, California

This is a unique opportunity to join an early-stage product development group, Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT), focused on developing solutions for patients suffering from structural heart disease. You will join a fast-paced, dynamic team and the individual who fills it will play a pivotal role in the development of new therapies and devices, from concept through to human use.

As our therapies grow, so does our need for leaders to advance imaging capabilities as it enables the usability and scalability for our patients and physicians. These advancements come in forms of market development, imager customer engagement, advancing technology with imaging partners, and internal product improvements across all device platforms, geographies, and functions. As a Associate Imaging Project Manager, you would be responsible for driving projects that make this happen! By utilizing project management techniques and business acumen, you will be responsible to scope projects based on stakeholder inputs, identify SME resources, create project plans, obtain leadership approval and drive execution for multiple projects across functions, platforms and geographies in ways that maximize patient and business impact as business strategy necessitates.

Essential Job Functions/Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage imaging project plans from concept to completion, optimizing scope to align to business strategy and to maximize patient and business impact

  • Provide direction, guidance, and oversight of cross functional core teams that execute projects and initiatives

  • Report project status, timelines, benefits, issues, and scenarios effectively to team and TMTT leadership

  • Develop and manage an imaging portfolio governance process that provides visibility and management to 5-20 projects across the business unit

  • Organize & facilitate internal and external communication events that bring awareness to advancements in imaging space (forums, webinars, newsletters, etc..)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum 8 years of hands-on experience managing projects or programs of increasing complexity

  • Demonstrated experience with project management methodologies/tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical device, pharma, healthcar and/or imaging technology experience, specifically in the structural heart space

  • Master's Degree with 6 years of hands-on experience managing projects and/or programs of increasing complexity.

  • Familiarity with clinical and/or commercial environment, in US and abroad

  • PMP certification

  • Experience managing employees and demonstrated informal mentoring and peer leadership skills

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.