Senior Principal IT Project Lead - Diabetes Group

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Remote-based position on interim basis only due to Covid-19 Pandemic. Upon approval of 'Return to Office' site guidelines, this role will require the individual to work onsite at the Medtronic facility located in Northridge, CA or Mounds View, MN. Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions - we're a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to be a part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare. Join us for a career in IT that changes lives. Medtronic is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Check out the accomplishments of our Women in IT group! CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES The role of the Senior Principal IT Project Lead is to establish and maintain appropriate governance arrangements for one or more projects or programs that ensure the successful implementation of the outcomes derived through the changes. This is achieved through effective: * Organization and Leadership * Business case and Benefits management * Stakeholder management and Communications * Risk management and issue resolution * Planning and control * Quality management A DAY IN THE LIFE * Identify and manage program scope across several interrelated projects o Prepare impact analyses against scope, schedules, and budget o Identify, review, and present all Change Requests to governance groups * Ensure quality of all program and project outcomes, deliverables, and products by complying with all Corporate and Global IT policies, Standards, Procedures, and Processes * Create, maintain, and report Business Case and Benefits Realization Plan at the program level by collaborating with finance to develop the benefits and ROI, and manages the financial cost modeling * Ensure adherence to best practices for developing, implementing, and maintaining Global Quality System processes across all projects in the program * Create, maintain, and report across the program project schedules and resource management plans by liaising with key Stakeholders and implementation resource groups to ensure alignment of priorities * Provide critical leadership to ensure overall quality of program planning and execution, while minimizing and mitigating project risks o Identify, mitigate, and review Risk and Issue Logs for the overall program o Assume ownership for all program level risks and issues o Assume ownership for all critical project level risks and issues * Ensures adequate project and team training to core teams within the program o Provide coaching and mentoring to resources managing projects within your program; including use of EPMO tools and methods. o Coaches team members in the program to ensure process adherence and effective project management, utilizing best practice project management skills, as well as framing and resolving issues through best practices * Accountable to Program Leadership for the program's success * Provide performance feedback to Resource Managers on Project Managers within your program * Establish and maintain EPMO standards in line with Business Owner and Project Sponsor needs across the program * Talent development o Acquire and retain top level talent o Provide leadership to multiple project managers to achieve program objectives with high quality work products that are delivered on time and on budget o Develop annual goals o Coach and mentor direct reports * Technical Core Competencies Needed o Project/Program management o Stakeholder Management o Business Case Development o Risk Management o Scope Management o Planning (Microsoft Project Advanced) o Quality Management o Benefits Management MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications) * Bachelor's degree * 10 years of experience with a bachelor's degree or 8 years of experience with an advanced degree NICE TO HAVE (Preferred Qualifications) * Demonstrated progressive experience in size and scope of programs managed and projects lead * Previous Medtronic experience * Program Management Qualifications, e.g. Managing Successful Programs (MSP) or equivalent * Risk Management Qualifications, e.g. Management of Risk (MoR) or equivalent * More than 10 years of experience in Project Management o Complex projects of more than $10M budget o Full project lifecycle and a minimum of 3 complex projects of more than 2 years duration * More than 5 years of experience in Program Management o Medium to high complex programs of more than $5 M budget o Business Case Development and Measurement * Strategic Alignment o Proven knowledge of developing and implementing strategic goals * Line Management o Resource planning experience o Matrix team management responsibilities * Facilitation o Proven steering committee management skills * Workshop development and delivery experience * PMP or Member of Project Management Institute/Association of Project Management * Advanced level of competency in report writing * Advanced level of competency in Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Office * Experience managing and evaluating direct reports * Demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, project planning and project management ABOUT MEDTRONIC Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future. PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EEO STATEMENT It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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