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Medtronic Senior Program Manager, Transformation and Change, Diabetes Americas in San Antonio, Texas

Senior Program Manager, Transformation and Change, Diabetes Americas


San Antonio, Texas, United States

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Feb 23, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Position can be based onsite in San Antonio TX, Northridge CA or remote in the US.

The Medtronic Diabetes Business is one of the most exciting, dynamic and challenging spaces in the medical device industry. More than 463 million patients worldwide suffer from diabetes and this is expected to reach close to 600 million in 10 years. The diabetes device industry is unique in that technologies available to monitor and manage diabetes are starting to converge with consumer electronics technology. As such, the decision dynamics are evolving: patients have a stronger voice in therapy choice, care is transitioning away from specialists, and the role of artificial intelligence is elevating care. Medtronic Diabetes is transforming its business to adapt to this change and create meaningful differentiation to drive customer preference and revenue growth.

The Senior Program Manager - Transformation and Change will lead transformation initiatives across the Medtronic Diabetes Americas Region. This highly visible role will lead cross-functional teams to execute Americas work streams associated with Diabetes Enterprise-wide transformation projects. The Senior Program Manager will serve as the Americas liasson on enterprise-wide transformation core teams and provide the Voice of the Business for the Americas Region. The role will report to the Senior Director Transformation and Change.

The role is highly dynamic, requiring strong management and leadership skills, and the ability to oversee and execute on multiple areas of work simultaneously. The role is expected to develop long-term strategic relationships with a wide array of stakeholders and leverage existing relationships within and across Medtronic. Success will depend on effectively influencing and negotiating across businesses and regions to drive alignment on objectives and clear paths to execution.

The problems this role will tackle are complex and undefined, requiring consideration of a wide range of commercial, financial, and strategic inputs and variables that impact multiple areas of the organization. The Senior Manager must have a strong ability to drive projects in a fast-paced matrix environment leveraging leadership and strong interpersonal skills.

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.

A Day in the Life

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

  • Provide voice of the Americas business to transformation work streams that impact the Americas region.

  • Collaborate with leaders to understand and identify business requirements followed by collaboration to plan and execute key work streams

  • Lead major project work streams within large transformation programs and/or lead transformation programs led by the Americas region

  • Define and build the governance mechanism to actively track transformation and change plans including schedules, budgets, resources, interdependencies and anticipated benefits

  • Define project resource requirements and negotiate team assignments with functional managers, as required

  • Maintain oversight of Transformation risks and mitigation plans to ensure business and project objectives are met

  • Challenge teams to meet and exceed project goals and commitments

  • Provide routine status communications to the Senior Director Transformation and Change as well as Transformation Project core teams.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree with 7+ years of experience inmanagement consulting/BPO, MA, integration, supply chain, strategy, process improvement, finance and/or operational excellence (5+ years with Advanced Degree)

Nice to Have

  • Project and change Management principles, concepts, practices and standards

  • Experience providing work direction, coaching and guidance to project teams

  • Demonstrated ability to create and leverage influential networks strong leadership and influence skills

  • Independent thinker, strong self-starter who takes initiative, and is comfortable with ambiguity

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to enable effective relationships across Medtronics matrixconfident and assertive style, but respectful of others and team-oriented

  • Strong analytical and project management skills

  • Demonstrated results-orientation

  • MBA and healthcare experience

  • Top-tier management consulting/BPO experience

  • Experience working with business process outsourcing, transition of work to vendors and/or shared services centers

  • Quantitative and data-driven analytical approach

  • Advanced degree, PMP, Six Sigma and/or Lean certification;

  • Change Management certification

  • Strong program management skills, with proven success in managing highly complex programs resulting in measurable improvement

  • Exceptional presentation, oral, and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to interface effectively with executive leaders

  • Highly adaptable, adjusts style to maximize effectiveness with different audiences, and able to both influence and respond to change

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.