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Senior R&D Program Manager

  • Titel Senior R&D Program Manager
  • Functie Project/Program Management Group
  • Sub functie Project/Program Management
  • Categorie Senior Manager, Project/Program Management (P8)
  • Locatie Galway, Ireland
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  • Referentie 2406181689W
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Senior R&D Program Manager

Location:  Ballybrit, Galway

Live Our Credo & Pursue Our Purpose:

As part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, Our Purpose is ‘We blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.’ We are guided by the values in Our Credo. With responsibility to patients, employees, communities, and stakeholders, Our Credo puts the needs of each of those first.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

That is why we in Ireland are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.


CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is a global leader in neurovascular care. Our commitment to changing the trajectory of stroke is inspired by our long heritage and dedication to helping physicians protect people from a lifetime of hardship. CERENOVUS offers a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

What is it like to work at CERENOVUS Galway?

  • Culturally, we are putting the needs of Our Credo stakeholders first through pursuing the highest standards of quality, compliance, and ethics, ensuring everyday actions contribute to Our Purpose.
  • We are continuing to better our understanding of clot science, through our Neuro Thromboembolic Initiative (NTI). This is a commitment to advance the treatment of stroke through interdisciplinary collaboration and investment in clot and stroke research. How we understand clots and their behaviour enhances our opportunity to design devices that improve patient outcomes and, overall, advance the treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
  • Strong new product pipeline and the fastest growing medical device company within J&J in 2021.
  • From a People perspective, we invest in our people, and take great pride in providing a positive work environment which respects diversity, supports wellbeing, and embraces innovation. This is empowered through our employee resource groups (ERGs) focused on further balances of gender, nationality, capability and more, including the additional attracting of qualified diverse candidates for our open roles.

Job Summary:

CERENOVUS a Johnson & Johnson company is recruiting for a Senior R&D Program Manager , located at it’s Global Innovation Centre in Galway, Ireland.

The Senior R&D Program Manager provides over-arching program management leadership to new product development teams delivering technically challenging and complex neurovascular device development.  Overall responsibility for governance of new development projects, working closely with cross functional partners and individual project leads to develop and implement systems for project planning and tracking, budget planning and management, resource allocation, management of key suppliers and project communication.

The responsibilities and the impact YOU will have:

  • Develop and manage project planning and reporting methodologies for entire Cerenovus R&D portfolio of projects throughout product lifecycle, from early concept development to sustaining and lifecycle management.
  • Working with cross functional partners and project leads, implement standardized methodology to determine risk-adjusted project timelines and milestones.
  • Identify opportunities and implement technology solutions for effective project management to drive efficiency in project delivery.
  • Consolidate reporting of progress against milestones and facilitate reporting to cross functional leadership team.
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly project review meetings and issue meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate and issue weekly project updates.
  • Facilitate decision making and foster a culture of action orientated meeting outcomes.
  • Capture and implement lessons learned across projects.
  • Track resource allocation across all functions to facilitate resource balancing, communicate conflicts, align on priorities, and highlight resource gaps.
  • Support annual product portfolio review process, developing high-level project plans and assumptions for new products under consideration.
  • Coordinate annual budget submissions for R&D department, and coordinate reviews with project leads and finance partners to track spending.
  • Foster a culture of innovation supporting physician visits, scientific research, and advanced development activities including idea disclosure and IP filing activity.
  • Lead staff as the need arises, including responsibility for goal setting and performance management.
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed.
  • Support teamwork across the functions.
  • Provide project updates and present to executive leadership.


We would love to hear from YOU, if you have the following essential requirements:


  • Honours degree in Engineering or Science (desired) with strong technical acumen,
  • Professional certification in Project Management (PMP) preferred.
  • Substantial experience in medical device industry with demonstrated track record leading R&D Programs.

Experience and skills:

  • Extensive Project Management experience with formal project management qualification desired.
  • Engage and motivate others; hold accountable for delivering on goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence team performance without direct reporting lines.
  • Decisive and action orientated.
  • Filter complex information in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Clear communicator with good judgement.
  • Effective negotiator.
  • Team player.

Location & Travel:

  • This role will be an onsite role based in Galway, Ireland with flexible work arrangements from time to time in agreement with management and per the J&J Flexible Work policy.
  • As part of a global company, travel will be required from time to time, up to 20%.

This is what awaits YOU at J&J:

This is an opportunity to work with a ground-breaking MedTech company. We are passionate about our work; we play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson, our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers.

Whether you’re one of the people who already work here, or you’re considering joining the team, we offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
  • Opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
  • Possibilities for further personal and professional development/education.

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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