Project Manager, Global IT

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: No travel required

Location: CA - San Diego

Ref#: 17463

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Job Description

NuVasive's Global IT Team is seeking a Technical IT Project Manager who possesses a strong understanding of business processes and a proven ability to deploy technology driven operational improvements. As a polished IT professional, you have experience delivering global IT solutions as you manage the activity for several teams from project inception to delivery providing end-to-end solutions, so you easily create and maintain all project management artifacts including budgets, schedules, resource demand plans, and communication updates to ensure the teams are meeting project milestones and overall project goals. You are a hands-on, collaborative team player that relishes your work, so you relish the opportunity to tackle a variety of responsibilities including:

  • Work closely with IT leaders, IT team members and Business Stakeholders to ensure successful execution and delivery of IT projects while handling a variety of projects that are aligned with the company's key objectives.
  • Manage programs/projects within a project management framework to ensure successful completion with an emphasis on delivering meaningful, customer focused solutions
  • Create project plans, identify key milestones, manage risks and report project status 
  • Identify and engage necessary internal and external resources to support projects
  • Look for opportunities to improve existing processes to increase efficiencies
  • Utilize Agile and Waterfall principles for project delivery (i.e. user story creation, SLDC processes etc.)
  • Ensure success factors are understood and clearly documented for post launch assessment. 
  • Present project/program status updates to senior management
  • Employ excellent communication skills (written and verbal) including absorbing a range of project inputs, and clearly and succinctly communicating overall project status to a variety of stakeholders
  • Possess strong negotiation skills to influence individuals across all functional organizations and at all levels
  • Act collaboratively with business sponsors.
  • Produce high quality results in high pressure situations in a dynamic environment
  • Work with Senior Executives and Project Team members to define and manage the scope, strategy, user stories and measures of success.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency as well as excellent organization and time management skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (Computer Science or Technical field).
  • PMP certification or project management master degree preferred
  • 2+ years program/project management experience required
  • Knowledge of Agile program management practices
  • Strong practical knowledge of MS Project and MS Office

Preferred Qualifications
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit
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