R & D Sr. Program Manager

Agilent Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA

About the Job

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

Leads R&D program teams in providing solutions to complex, high-impact business problems from program request through implementation of integrated solutions and/or infrastructure services. Has ongoing accountability for all processes, resources, budgets and deliverables related to R&D programs. Oversees the team of internal and external resources as they plan, track and execute the program from start to completion. Recommends changes to improve the R&D program management methodology.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Reduces company-wide-impacting business requirements into global, structured R&D programs.
* Delivers the most complex, critical R&D programs in the plan of record, typically leading a team of R&D project managers and coordinators.
* Resolves complex scope, budget and timeline conflicts, influencing executive-level sponsors as appropriate.
* Upgrades the overall R&D program methodologies with industry-leading best practices