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Director, Project Management


Neural Analytics, Inc. is an LA-based medical device company that is addressing a global unmet need for immediate and non-invasive diagnosis of brain disorders, including stroke, dementia and trauma. The company was formed in 2013 and has been cultivating its cutting-edge technology for the past 4 years.  Neural Analytics is an agile and energetic workplace, staffed by a growing, high-performing team.

We are currently searching for a Project Management Director who will be responsible for establishing and running the Office of Project Management. This role reports directly to the VP of Research & Development. The Project Management Director will work to plan, direct, coordinate and manage Neural Analytics’ product portfolio through the complete product lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute multiple high quality integrated cross-functional project plans including development of project charters, schedules, milestones, budgets, risks, issues and resources to meet project goals; incorporate technical, resource, operational and regulatory requirements into project plans
  • Provide regular reporting and visibility on project statuses; leads management reviews and project meetings; develops and manages agendas, minutes and follow up with action items
  • Develop and maintain program management deliverables as defined by Neural Analytics’ Quality Management System, ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820
  • Manage technical challenges of applications and new product development; identify, communicate and manage all levels of risk to senior management
  • Show proven expertise in functional areas and carry out leadership duties; contribute to progress of a team and effectively leverage a network of company resources
  • Escalate unexpected events impacting project schedule, budget & resources to management
  • Define and oversee the business and financial results expected from a project; develop implementation plans, conduct risk assessments and develop and implement strategy
  • Manage the administration for project submissions and approvals through the agreed prioritization and approval process
  • Participate in implementing improvements to project management processes, tools and infrastructure to ensure ongoing efficiency across organization
  • Responsible for cross-functional communications; act as liaison between teams and executive management; lead phase and business reviews as well as all other key communications



  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in management, business, or related field (with PMP Certification).
  • Minimum 10 years of experience & 3-5 years at a managing level working with R&D, Supply Chain, Operations, Regulatory, Quality, and Marketing to deliver projects for commercial release.
  • Experience leading multiple 510(k) and PMA projects through development
  • Proficient in statistical analysis and probabilistic determination.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience providing practical direction on information and Management platforms.
  • Experience using with project management, SDLC methodologies.
  • Show understanding of work breakdown structures, critical path analysis and scenario based project scheduling to include budget and resource estimations
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities including conflict/issue resolution, ability to run a project/serve as project manager on a team and ensure successful project lifecycles
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Extremely strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven strong negotiating and consensus building abilities.
  • Proven skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous situations.
  • Highly self‐motivated, self‐directed, and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high‐pressure environment
  • Team creation and management experience with the ability to manage and motive teams.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • PDP / PMI Certification
  • Medical device experience or development in a regulated environment
  • MBA Project Management
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