Project Manager 2, Research and Development (Hybrid)

Requisition ID 2024-14539
Posting Date 3 weeks ago(5/21/2024 4:33 PM)
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Less than 10%
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Bloomington
Product/Project Management


The Project Manager provides expertise in planning and managing new product development projects, primarily focused on the project deliverables in the R&D function and cross-functional (Reg, Clinical, Manf.) interactions/dependancies. Projects support the Vascular division, which may include products like; endovascular grafts, introducer sheaths, abcess drainage catheters, procedural sets, and pace maker lead extraction products. This role will not have direct HR employee responsibilities.


This role is a hybrid position. The general expectation for employees is to reside within two hours of the Cook Medical location and work onsite as needed per Manager expectations.


• Work with key stakeholders to define full project scope and lead the planning for assigned projects.
• Establish meeting agendas, facilitate team discussions, and drive clear and timely team actions and decisions.
• Pro-actively addresses barriers and risks to project progress, keeping leadership informed of critical considerations and the implications of priority decisions.
• Ensure that project deliverables are achieved on or ahead of schedule, within budget, and with quality that meets or exceeds business needs.
• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
• Manages scheduled and ad-hoc project status reporting.

• Manage project communication for all entity stakeholders, including providing leadership updates.
• Lead and facilitate conversations between functions when there is new information, including scope changes, risks, and competing priorities.
• Expert in listening and understanding what motivates team members and stakeholders to establish and maintain engagement and support.
• Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.


• B.S. Degree or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background (engineering/science education preferred)
• A minimum of 5 years project management experience or leadership capacity handling multiple projects
• Experience in medical device development strongly, preferred

• Experience with managing and directing project team members 
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft suite of software tools
• Proficiency in project managment tools (MS Project)
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency MS Sharepoint, preferred



Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Requires close visual acuity when working with computers, etc.
• Requires occasional early morning or late evening teleconferences
• Domestic and global travel as required

• The employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods
• The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel or crouch


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