Staff Technical Program Manager - New Markets
Dexcom, Inc

San Diego, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported expected full-year 2021 revenues of $2.48B, a growth of 27% over 2020. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 6,000 people worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project & Cross-Functional Leadership

  • Collaborate closely with members of the Advanced Research & Technology, Commercial, and Clinical teams to support novel technology in early-stage research.
  • Be accountable for team deliverables across multiple departments in a cross-functional, matrixed environment
  • Develop, drive, track and report on integrated program plans, detailed project schedules, critical path analysis, project and product risks, and program deliverables
  • Work alongside Product Management and Advanced Technology to successfully navigate ambiguity and drive strong program foundations
  • Coordinate activities and resources across multiple departments, including Marketing, R&D, Quality, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs and Legal.
  • Demonstrate ability, confidence, and strong communication skills to lead project, portfolio, and status meetings with internal cross-functional teams, external partners, and senior executives
  • Provide guidance on priorities, scheduling, and resolution of open issues, while maintaining compliance in a regulated product development environment
  • Work directly with corporate partners, consultants, vendors and customers, as appropriate

Business and Financial Acumen
  • Accountable for developing and managing to a project budget including capital expenditure, expenses and headcount.
  • Links project goals and objectives to commercial and financial outcomes
  • Ensures alignment of business objectives to the program scope and plan
  • Leads program planning process ensuring discovery is driven by market needs

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to convey technical, business, and program/portfolio information clearly and effectively through documentation, reports, presentations, and meetings to project teams and senior management
  • Previous direct involvement in leading Medical Device product and/or technology development
  • Successful project management experience of novel technology in early-stage research environments
  • Highly motivated, customer-centric leader who thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence people and teams at levels without direct authority.
  • Proven success building employee engagement; creating, communicating and building understanding of a shared vision.
  • Demonstrated analytical, decision making, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicts and ambiguity to drive clarity and deliver results.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience as a program/project manager
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • Advanced (ie Masters, PhD) degree in relevant technical discipline preferred
  • Familiarity with key FDA medical device regulations (IEC 62304, ISO 14971, ISO 13485)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage external partner relationships
  • In-depth knowledge of the product development process and medical device design control requirements, including a working knowledge of GMP's and ISO standards
  • Proficiency in Smartsheets or MS Project, and MS Office suite including Visio
  • Ability to conduct scientific, engineering, business and program calculations
  • Ability to prepare for and lead technical reviews and decision meetings. Can clearly document options and trade-offs to facilitate problem solving

Travel Required:
  • Up to 25%

Functional Description

Manages the development and implementation process of a company's products and services. Oversees multiple interconnected, complex projects, coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, and focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products. Monitors the program from initiation through commercialization including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending to ensure successful program outcomes. May develop, define and execute project plans, identify resources, define and assign major roles, and interface with external customers or field-based employees on technical matters, as needed.

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 8-12 years related experience or Masters degree and 5-7 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 2-4 years of experience.

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • Possesses advanced knowledge of technical principles and theories. Recommends solutions in support of functional objectives tied to overall company objectives and strategies.


  • Demonstrates significant technical expertise, collaboration with others and independent thought. Anticipates potential complex problems requiring an in-depth evaluation. Demonstrates strategic thinking and commercial/industry understanding in functional projects.


  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other colleagues.

Workplace Type

  • The Workplace Type for this role is Flex. Based on the nature of your position you will be working onsite approximately 2-3 days per week from collaborative space and hoteling desks at our Dexcom sites. You will need to be located within commuting distance (typically 75 miles/120km) of your assigned Dexcom site.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link.

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