General Electric Digital Project Manager in Amersham, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

This position requires an experienced individual with competence in software development, product development, and a desire to work with others in a multi-disciplinary team to project manage the development of innovative digital products to complement our imaging agent portfolio. This is an opportunity to make a difference in patient management through improved diagnostics.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development of digital products to enhance the utilization of our traditional core imaging agent products

  • Work with key stakeholders such as Medical Directors and Commercial Leaders in both GE Healthcare and external partners to ensure that the goals of the digital initiative strategy are delivered. Support the overall digital project strategy development with the rest of the digital team

  • Set the requirements for the execution of assigned projects. Author and maintain project charters, updates, and communication presentations

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the respective team members participating in the projects

  • Ensure competent project resources are allocated to the project in time for the required level of activity at each stage. Create a project plan with budget and manage the activities of these resources by providing direction in the activities to be done

  • Educate pharmaceutical partner companies about GE Healthcare’s capabilities and understand the partners’ needs. Develop the image analysis methodologies accordingly and in close collaboration

  • Work closely with GE Healthcare’s software experts to transition tools from prototype phases to ‘market ready’

  • Maintain competence in medical imaging and analytical methodology (e.g., through a Continuous Professional Development programme, literature reviews, symposium attendance, etc) Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A technical degree (engineering, computer science, biomedical, physics) or similar and with relevant experience in the healthcare-industry (masters or PhD preferred) or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • Knowledge of current trends in the field of digital solutions in healthcare and regulatory requirements

  • Experience as a project leader in a relevant context, such as an imaging CRO or healthcare technology company supporting pharmaceutical clients

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently and within a team, diplomatic and cooperative team worker. Able to effectively and judiciously direct the activities of other staff working on the same project

  • Well organized with attention to detail: prioritizes and handles multiple tasks efficiently without forfeiting quality. Able to forecast needs in advance, make timely requests for adequate resources and assess risk levels and associated impacts to the project

  • Flexibility to travel (up to 10%) in order to meet project needs. Must be able and willing to travel intercontinentally when requested (i.e. possesses a valid passport and is not on any travel restriction lists)

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Amersham, UKApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior experience in leading imaging aspects of CT, MR, US and/or PET or SPECT trials in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably with focus on oncology

  • Understanding of the conduct required in clinical trials with imaging endpoints to assess the performance of therapies or medical devices, particularly software aspects

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: communicates ideas and thoughts clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Actively probes for information and listens. Aware of body language. Uses varied styles of interpersonal communication in different situations

  • Empowerment/Inspirational: inspires and empowers others in implementation of the project strategy and other key business initiatives; shares credit, recognition and visibility

  • Innovation: brings a curious mindset to projects, and experienced with fail-fast, agile product experimentation

  • Formal presentation skills: Develops and articulately delivers compelling, professional formal presentations to audiences within GE and beyond; strong Power Point or equivalent skills

  • Customer Focus: creates/communicates clear, customer-focused (internal and external customers), delivery-oriented solutions and well-defined action plans; involves all stakeholders; holds self accountable for execution

  • Adapts to Change and Uncertainty: capable of anticipating changes, guides the team to effectively pivot direction with minimal impact to delivery of results, maintains focus in periods of uncertainty Locations: United Kingdom; Amersham