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Hologic R&D Program Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts

R&D Program Manager

Marlborough, MA, United States

Job Summary:

  • Independently lead and oversee large multi-product, complex, technically challenging programs.

  • Accountable for the overall success of assigned programs for our Breast and Skeletal Health Division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build cross functional integrated schedule; Plan, Execute, Monitor/Control, and Project Closure

  • Lead New Program Introductions (NPI) and other business critical and/or revenue generating efforts from charter through to commercialization into the marketplace

  • Lead large and/ or multi-product, complex, technically challenging product development programs consisting of a cross-functional teams

  • Lead the program core team, ensure flawless interfaces and interdependencies between the functions, hold the team accountable to their deliverables

  • May delegate and/ or mentor and coach other program managers allowing for multiple program same time execution

  • Utilize Insight Driven Innovation (IDI) phase/ gate process to execute the program

  • Establish program objectives including measurable goals and program scorecards

  • Author the Product Development Plan and ensure other functional planning documents are completed and up to date

  • Establish program execution strategies, and translate into cross functional integrated schedules; actively monitor

  • Identify and facilitate program and product risk identification throughout the program cycle, ensure effective mitigations in place; monitor risks throughout the program

  • Facilitate phase gate exit readiness reviews and stage design reviews; demonstrate proper phase gate criteria for exit during gate reviews

  • Leads the gate exit proposal discussion during gate review sessions starting with Gate 1A exit proposal

  • Coordinate Project Steering committee meeting as needed, especially when key program impact decisions are necessary

  • Prepare and present program status, provide escalation communications as needed

  • Adhere to the IDI business process and all applicable QMS process

  • Strong understanding of best practice for implementation of test and development methods including verification activities

  • Ability to operate in a hybrid SCRUM/Agile Waterfall development environment



  • BS Degree in Science, Engineering, or BA in Marketing, Business required

  • MS, M.B.A or equivalent degree preferred

  • PMP Certification highly preferred


  • 5 or greater years of experience in Program Management leading product development programs that delivered commercially successful products in a regulated industry

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice: Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.