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Program Analyst, Diabetes PMO (R&D)

Northridge, CA
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Program Analyst, Diabetes PMO (R&D)
JobId 37791
Location: Northridge, CA, 91325, USA

Program Analyst, Diabetes PMO (R&D)


Northridge, California, United States

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Post Date:

Dec 12, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

Medtronic Diabetes is looking to bring on board a Program/Project Analyst in our RD PMO organization focused on developing and designing products and solutions for patients living with Type 1 and intensive Type 2 Diabetes. Primarily, you will be responsible for assisting our program manager as they manage large, cross-functional product development programs. You will have responsibility for the operational aspects of ongoing projects and will serve as the liaison between program managers and core team members with the day to day project management duties. You will interact with cross functional team members (e.g. team members from RD, Product Quality Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Regulatory, HF, Clinical, Purchasing/Supply Chain Finance) with a focus on the delivery of new and existing products.

This is a really exciting role where you will apply your experience working in or on projects to help us deliver transformational products and solutions to patients around the world.

This role is located at the Medtronic Diabetes headquarters in Northridge, CA - a Northwest suburb of Los Angeles.

**About - Diabetes Business Group**

The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

**A Day in the Life :**

Your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Program Manager with the following:

• Creating maintaining the programs Design History File (DHF).

• Ensure projects are run in compliance with the Design Control SOP’s or their subordinate DOP’s.

• Act as facilitator for the cross functional team to assist in meetings required, project tasks and timelines.

• You will schedule all aspects of program management meetings, and design reviews.

• You will publish Core Team meeting minutes, action items, and tracking to completion.

• You will provide ongoing maintenance of the project plans, budget (including resources) and schedule.

• Facilitates project risk management. Ensures information provided is timely, factual and accurate.

• Occasionally mediates / facilitates a cross functional process.

• Participates in Design Control audits and coordinates the corrective actions.

• Seeks out and engages regularly with peers, creating an environment of exchange and learning. Openly shares

successes and failures to promote the group’s collective learning.

• Back-up to Core Team Lead, as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

**Must Haves:**

- Bachelor’s Degree + 2 years professional experience

- Experience in a regulated industry (e.g. Medical, Pharmaceutical, Defense, Aerospace, Automotive)

**Nice to Have:**

- 4 years of experience is strongly preferred

- Strong communication skill, verbal, written and the ability to respond to common inquiries from functional team


- Experience with DOP/SOP compliance

- PMP training OR certification through PMI.

- Medical Device, aerospace, or technology companies project management experience.

- Understand drug delivery devices, preferably insulin delivery devices.

- A background in assisting a Project Manager and/or Core Team leader is highly desirable.

- Basic understanding of ISO and FDA guidelines concerning Product Development.

- Strong organizational, facilitation, and problem solving skills with the ability to think strategically and effectively execute.

Also prefer someone who delegates effectively and has strong collaboration and influence skills

- Someone detail oriented and well organized and highly process driven

- Audit and compliance experience

- Demonstrated cross-functional work experience on complex programs.

- New product development experience in a research and development environment.

- Knowledge of medical device industry practices, techniques, and standards, including experience with project

management concepts and principles.

- Enthusiasm towards process improvements and change management.

- Experience with Microsoft Project Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

- Experience with documentation systems (e.g. SAP or Agile)

**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 just 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.

• The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

• Able to travel up to 10% Domestic /or International


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:


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