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Program Director - Core Team Leader, CareLink Network

Mounds View, MN 55112
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Program Director - Core Team Leader, CareLink Network


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Mar 03, 2022

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Program Director Core Team Leader is a member of the Patient Management (PM) RD Staff. This leader is responsible for the management direction of all phases of design and development of new features, implantable device support, external integrations, and network design for the CareLink Network information system.

This role requires a blend of strengths in two key areas:

+ Program Leadership with strong interpersonal skills

+ Business Acumen with strong ties to partners in commercialization of products (Operations, Marketing, Customers, etc.)

The Program Director Core Team Leader will coordinate all program efforts among multiple functions through Core Team Members and Functional Leaders to facilitate high quality, comprehensive, and efficient on time/on budget development, verification/validation efforts, regulatory submissions, manufacturing ramp, and commercialization. They will also ensure the right extended team members are included within the planned budget and available when needed by the team. Regular communication with the PM RD Leader and Marketing Leaders is critical to ensure issues are resolved and alignment of messages are clear to maintain schedule milestones and adherence to spend (both expenses and capital allocation).

Business Acumen.The Program Director has responsibility for the entire program and will work with program team members and functional leaders on ensuring crisp and clear information exchange within the team and to PM/CRM stakeholders, communicate the business case for the program, and commercialization needs/plans to achieve the planned objectives agreed to for the product or system.

**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management.

+ Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

+ Manages the development and implementation process of a companys products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products and processes.

+ Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

+ Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

+ Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

+ Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

+ Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

+ Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.

+ Accountable for overall program execution. Works with functional core/extended team members and Regional leaders/teams to ensure clear communication of project/program objectives, deliverables, and timing of key milestones. Proactively resolves conflict.

+ Effective use of project schedules and work breakdown to manage project critical path activities.

+ Understands applicable product standards and procedures and navigates the matrix to provide the required regulatory deliverables.

+ Maintains effective communication with the business leadership team, team members and regional/functional leadership in all activities

+ Monitors progress toward pre-established objectives, assesses risk and implements strategies to ensure successful delivery of the efforts that align with business and region goals.

+ Maintains strong focus on time-to-market while solving problems creatively; cuts through complexity

+ Delivers results with uncompromising quality, integrity, and ethics

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience with 7+ years of managerial experience

**Nice to Have**

+ MS degree in engineering or scientific field. Ten years of technical work experience; over five years of project and/or people management experience.

+ Passion for the Medtronic Mission, Our Patients and Customers.

+ Demonstrated track record in successfully leading projects to completion on time and within budget.

+ Working knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, particularly on Risk Based Decision Making.

+ Demonstrated strong business acumen and planning.

+ Strong communication skills (written, verbal, listening (with all levels of the organization).

+ Strong interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

+ Influence management skills. Ability to influence both OU level leaders and individual contributors.

+ Ability to facilitate team meetings, creates and delivers presentations, and drive meetings to action-oriented decisions.

+ Experience supporting cross-functional and cross-regional teams in a matrixed org. developing collaborative relationships.

+ Results oriented. Ability to drive to completion in adherence to aggressive project schedules.

+ Enthusiasm towards process improvements and change management.

+ Identifies and resolves issues in a proactive, creative, and timely fashion.

**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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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. For Office Roles: 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. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
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.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-13
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