Pirouette Medical

We make injections as easy as pushing a button!

Project Manager

$60K - $80K / 0.20%
Portsmouth, NH
Job Type
Any (new grads ok)
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Conor Cullinane
Conor Cullinane

About the role

Company Description

We make injections as easy as pushing a button.

43 million Americans are at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions, but only half of those prescribed an EpiPen can use it correctly and 5 people die every day due to failure. Here at Pirouette Medical (YC S21) we’ve developed a patented auto-injector that is as easy to use as pushing a button! Our auto-injector is also diversely applicable to additional drug applications.

We’ve just received our Series A from investors such as Y-Combinator, Safar Partners, Liquid 2 Ventures, and Helium-3 Ventures including many others. We’re looking forward to bringing on a Project Manager to help us bring healthcare into the hands of patients everywhere.

Position Description

This is an opportunity to join as a Project Manager at a venture backed Medical Device organization. The successful candidate will be a hands-on project manager reporting to our COO. They will lead various projects, ensuring proper execution of design controls and efficient transfer of the product from R&D to manufacturing, launch, and post-release. Prior experience working in start-ups/ early stage companies is a plus

Essential Duties

• Works closely with various disciplines within R & D , Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing, and establishes project plans and objectives.

• Tracks progress and communicates proactively the impact of changes (e.g., scope, cross-functional resources, timelines, etc.) to key stakeholders.

• Work in a matrix leadership role aligning goals and deliverables with a cross-functional team.

• Resolves resource allocation issues, conflicts, and priorities to ensure the project is staffed appropriately, completed on time.

• Support Pirouette’s strategic planning and prioritization process by coordinating and providing specific project information (e.g., project descriptions, effort assessment, labor requirements, etc.).

• Continuously improve the new product development processes by implementing metrics and tools including stakeholders in process and lifecycle program management.

• Other duties as assigned, according to the changing needs of the business.

Required Education and Experience

• 0-3 years of prior work experience in a relevant project management OR engineering position. (New grads welcome).

• Bachelors or Masters degree in Business Management, Engineering Management, Engineering or related field.

• Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel.

• High level of attention to detail.

• Communicates ideas, information, and recommendations clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written).

• A willingness and ability to wear multiple hats, operate independently, and as part of a team in a small organization setting where a self-starter personality is key.

Desired Experience

• Experience working in the medical devices industry or similar industry with an existing Quality Control department

• PMP Certification

• Experience with Gantt Charts, Kanban lists, and other project management tools.

• Experience with leading product development system projects having multiple components (e.g., hardware, drug, human factors, software).


• Portsmouth, NH (On-site).

Relocation Assistance is not available for this position.


Salary Range: $60-80K DOE Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life. PTO: Discretionary: Similar to unlimited vacation policies, employees using discretionary PTO don’t have a designated number of paid time off hours. Instead, employees collaborate with their direct supervisors to determine what vacation days they can use and when. Stock Options: Potential, pending experience.


Third Party and External Recruiters will not be entertained.

Pirouette Medical is an equal opportunity employer, meaning we consider applicants for employment and make employment decisions without unlawful regard to sex, race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or domestic partner/civil union status, military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

About Pirouette Medical

At Pirouette, we have developed a low-profile, disk-shaped, rugged injection device with a patient-centric focus on affordability, portability, and usability. The patented device, based on extensive patient input, is designed to make administering an injection as easy as pushing a button. This allows individuals with limited or no training to easily and intuitively perform an injection on themselves or others.

Pirouette Medical
Team Size:9
Conor Cullinane
Conor Cullinane
Matthew Kane
Matthew Kane
Elijah Kapas
Elijah Kapas