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Sr Program/Project Analyst


Plymouth, MN
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Sr Program/Project Analyst
JobId 35120
Location: Plymouth, MN, 55446, USA

Sr Program/Project Analyst


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Oct 13, 2017

**Careers That Change Lives**

Are you passionate, dedicated and motivated about project management and looking for a new challenge?Make an impact through this Sr. Program Analyst role and be a part of the endoVenous (eV) team that improves over 350,000 lives every year!Use your collaborative leadership skills, passion for project management, and accountable nature to help us impact even more patients as we ensure product access though managing our released product engineering efforts and expansion of our product portfolio through the project(s) you will partner on and/or manage and help bring to market.

Click here at to see an overview of the current products in our endoVenous product portfolio.Consider joining the endoVenous team where you can work hard, have fun, and be in a rewarding environment where you make an impact!

**About This Role**

The Sr. Program Analyst will join the endoVenous (eV) Program Management Office (PMO) with responsibility for applying program management principles to all released product engineering (RPE) efforts.The Sr. Program Analyst is responsible to partner with the project sponsor to define the RPE project scope and staffing assignment needs to make sure that these business-critical programs are executed effectively, meeting project timelines, resources, and budget commitments.These cross-functional project teams will include personnel from various functional groups and include resources from within and outside the Medtronic organization.The projects will be global in both scale and scope with direct visibility to senior management.The Sr. Program Analyst will communicate overall status of all RPE projects and partner with sponsors on recommendations and updates by presenting to the Released Product Engineering Board (RPEB) and Program Review Committee (PRC).

The Sr. Program Analyst will report to the Director of PMO for the eV business and partners with our Project Managers and Functional Managers to deliver our desired business outcomes.The eV PMO is an independent functional area in the eV business with the responsibility of managing cross-functional projects.

**A Day in the Life** _(Job Responsibilities Section)_

§Serve as the portfolio manager of the released product engineering (RPE) priorities by facilitating the prioritization of projects based on business need and resource capacity with the RPE board.

§Create and own the RPE scorecard to provide transparency and organizational prioritization to all projects requiring RPE support across functions. The Sr. Program Analyst will be responsible for presenting and communicating the status of RPE and the scorecard to business leadership through various forums.

§Collaborate with the key functional managers on priorities, team member development, and expectations for desired business outcomes.

§Provide overall direction and structure to the RPE board and cross-functional RPE leadership team.Facilitate the identification of the appropriate project sponsor for each project and partner with the sponsor to document the business case, resource needs to execute, budget and due date.

§Proactively apply project management techniques to analyze and develop appropriate schedules, budgets and resources, as well as assess risk and partner with others to identify and document mitigation strategies to ensure successful delivery of your project(s).

§Manage cross-functional resource needs and coordinate staffing assignments with functional managers for RPE projects.

§Create a cohesive and collaborative team culture where you actively plan, coordinate and track project activities; lead weekly status meetings, and ensure clear communication of team status, decisions, etc.

§Coach team members to ensure proactive communication and project status,process adherence and effective project management, utilizing best practice project management skills.

§Support other eV Core Team Leaders with project scheduling and project management tasks for a core PDP program as required.

§Support the eV business by facilitating cross project resource demand and supply alignment and reporting.

§Present project updates clearly and concisely to mid-level and senior management through the Project Review Committee (PRC) and Released Product Engineering Board (RPEB), including: project status, risk mitigation plans, performance against requirements, budget performance, and project recommendations.

§Lead the team in delivering high quality and compliant output through building the team’s understanding and executing activities to ensure alignment to all quality policy and work procedures that are applicable.

§Build and influence the eV best practices and standards of project management.Collaborate with CTL’s and Program Analysts from other areas within Medtronic to identify best practices and implement the best practices across the eV business.This will also include training other project leaders (outside of the RPE PDP) across the eV organization to build project execution excellence.

§Continually develop yourself by staying up-to-date with current and emerging technologies related to medical device design, materials, clinical practices, and scientific literature to understand customer requirements and trends in the industry.

§The projects we execute are global in nature and may require travel up to 10% average over the course of a year.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

To be successful in this winning team, you will need to be proven as a collaborative and engaging partner for team members from multiple functional backgrounds regardless of the reporting relationships, be an established strong communicator, and have proven the ability to ask the tough questions.You will need to have demonstrated deep knowledge and proven successful experience utilizing project management concepts and tools to create results.Additionally, you will need to have proven business acumen with the ability to make good judgments supported by your team, and support resolving disconnects with data while balancing multiple stakeholder requirements.Finally, it is a requirement to have the appropriate level of work experience which is 5+ years of job-related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or 3+ years of job-related experience with a Master’s degree, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing operations, engineering, and/or project management.

**Nice to Have:**

It will be helpful for you to have a BS or MS degree in Engineering or related technical fields, as well have been an experienced practitioner of Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM).Additionally, experience working in the Medical Device industry, as well as knowledge of the industry practices, techniques, and standards will support you hitting the ground running.Finally, CAPM or PMP certification or tracking to certification is preferred, but not required.

**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.


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: http at :// at

As a global leader in medical technology, we serve patients and partner with medical professionals in 120 countries. Below are our main regional offices; key manufacturing, service, and research and development facilities; and Bakken Education Centers for physician training.

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