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Program Manager

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Openwater is creating next-generation imaging technologies that can enable us to see inside our bodies in great detail. With this advancement comes the promise of new abilities to diagnose and treat disease.

About the Role

Responsible for all aspects of various projects of a complex nature. Takes projects from original concepts through completion. Develops and directs detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, spending, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Recommends and takes action to direct, analyze and solve problems. Provides coaching/mentoring to others on project management principles and techniques


• Manages project team information to support team decision making

• Accountable for quality implementation on projects in the following areas:

• Project risk management

• Critical path analysis

• Scenario creation and analysis

• Robust planning

• Advanced team skills with the ability to identify and communicate issues proactively to a wide range of stakeholders

• Creates, coordinates and maintains complex integrated project plans

• Advanced ability to identifies gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays, challenges assumptions and proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule

• Manages meetings to include setting agendas, organizing meeting time and meeting minutes

• Coordinates activities with external collaborators and contract manufacturers

• Shares best practices in project teams and fosters continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and continuous exchange

• Performs other duties as assigned

Salary Range: $100,000 - $160,000



Formal Training/Education:

• BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration OR equivalent combination of education and work experience

• Project Management specific training and/or certification preferred

• Master’s degree preferred


3+ years project management, product development and/or relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Problem solving skills and ability to coordinate project related activities

• Advanced written and oral communication skills

• Medical device area knowledge including quality and regulatory issues

• Contract manufacturing handling experience

• Advanced knowledge of a Project & Portfolio Management Tool

• Ability to manage complex projects with ambitious milestones in high pressure circumstances

• Ability to escalate and drive management decisions in relation to project execution and resource needs

• Flexibility team member focused on the future of team/company

Equal Opportunity Employer

Openwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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