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Director I&D Program Management Office

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Date: Apr 28, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  29116  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

JOB TITLE   Director, I&D Program Management Office (PMO)



Reporting to the Senior VP of Innovation and Development, creates and oversees project management essentials including governance, team leadership, prioritization, communication, and quality controls. Ensures achievements of New Product Development, Enterprise-wide special projects and Sustaining efforts to deliver strategic initiatives. Integrates all internal and external domains for multiple business areas across Terumo BCT.  Integrates all functional and operational elements of multiple programs to include, commercial, manufacturing, supply chain, legal, clinical, scientific, regulatory, service and product development efforts to ensure management of all program related risks, timelines, and rigorous adherence to common project management methodologies resulting in on-time achievement of all major milestones.  Drives cross-functional communication and collaboration.  Creates and ensures adherence to the program governance model to include change management, budget management and development gate approvals, while creating clear roles and responsibilities and levels of authority as designated by steering committees and business leaders. 



  • Leads the project management team responsible for project oversight across the I&D (Innovation & Development) product portfolio
  • Ensures Project Management Methodology is effectively applied with discipline to include the use of the constraint models and other project management best practives
  • Influences and aligns key stakeholders to accept new concepts, practices, policies, and approaches
  • Partners with GMs/business area leaders to ensure PMO (Project Management Office) alignment with business strategy
  • Facilitates the prioritization of all workstreams and projects within program.
  • Ensures all resources identified for the program are available, committed and working appropriately on projects and when not, escalates to the appropriate functional or operational leader for resolution
  • Facilitates all partnerships with external organizations involved in the program to include consultants, outsourced manufacturing, design and development collaborators and any other vendors associated with the program
  • Facilitates the planning for the program between all functions, including I&D, Manufacturing, Clinical, Regulatory and Scientific, Service and Commercial resources to best manage time, human resources and budgets
  • Responsible for communicating/reporting program status
  • Responsible for identification, mitigation and communicating program risk management activities



  • Responsible for hiring, integrating, developing, training, coaching, and performance management of program and project management staff 
  • Utilizes best practice change management principles to ensure maximum adoption of changes created by the programs
  • Navigates organizational structures, constructively challenging operating norms.  Known as exemplary team player and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix environment





  • Minimum 10 years total experience with progressive management experience
  • Minimum 5 years in program management
  • Minimum of 5 years medical device/biomedical industry or regulatory environment experience with design controls



  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or other discipline preferred
  • PMP, PgMP or equivalent certification preferred




  • Strategic thinker with the ability to take a broad view of the business, industry, and environment to anticipate and plan for future
  • Proven experience of embracing and initiating change. Can distinguish what to preserve and what to change. Has the courage to initiate and lead the changes that drive success
  • Strong leadership capability able to develop talent and capabilities, identifies and cultivates essential skills and attributes to maximize individual contribution and engagement
  • Able to build collaborative relationships across functions based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results
  • Proactively seeks out information and clarity needed to enable strong decision making for the business
  • Ability to manage the execution of large, complex, cross functional projects or programs and to lead in a matrix and work across all functions
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business processes and design solutions
  • Considerable demonstrated expertise in planning, budgeting, and project management directed at achievement of short and long-term business goals
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement the program requirements of a business plan, which defines a strategic direction for cross-functional areas within the company
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional management without formal reporting relationships




An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Travel may be required up to 10% - 15%. 


Target Pay Range:  $177,400.00 to $221,800.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  30.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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