Medtronic MBS Senior Program Manager- Multidiscipline in Minneapolis, Minnesota

MBS Senior Program Manager- Multidiscipline


Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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5 days ago

Senior Program Manager

Careers that Change Lives

Are you a passionate, dedicated and a motivated Senior Program Manager looking for a new challenge?

The incumbent will be a member of the Medtronic Business Services (MBS) Strategy team, working directly with the MBS Business Partners and the VP of MBS Strategy to plan and execute business process improvement projects. The focus of the role will be on traditional project management, and coordination of cross-functional project teams. The Senior MBS Project Manager will work on challenging initiatives that are among the function’s top priorities, will have exposure at senior levels of the organization, and will have significant impact on the Medtronic organization.

This position reports to the Senior Director, MBS Program Management.

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

A Day in the Life

  • Work with MBS Business Partners in collaboration with our function partners to plan and execute process improvement and productivity initiatives

  • Lead major project work streams within large improvement programs and/or lead improvement programs with key partners:

  • Actively lead the development and execution of project plans including schedules, budgets, resources, and anticipated benefits

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

  • Schedule, prepare and facilitate working team operating mechanisms, ensuring that SMEs and other team members are productively engaged in the process

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

  • Challenge teams to meet and exceed project goals and commitments

  • Provide routine project status communications to senior leadership

  • Act with flexibility and persistence

  • Work independently as needed with only limited direction to help functions and teams that need support; establish relationships and develop a project plan, calling on the broader MBS team as needed

  • Work with other MBS resources (e.g., Vendor Management, Finance, Lean Sigma) to bring specialized capabilities in support of teams to maximize the impact of improvement initiatives

  • Work with Communications and change management resources to build stakeholder maps, and to engage the broader organization to socialize and build support for project recommendations

  • Build the MBS brand and reputation for rigor, collaboration and excellence

  • Travel requirement:20-30%

We all play an important role to support the Mission in Medtronic and we need the best colleague on board to help us achieving the Mission.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or a technical discipline


  • 7+ years of general work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years of experience with an advanced degree

  • 1+ years of cross-functional project management experience


  • Experience with Project Management principles, concepts, practices and standards

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

  • Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Nice to Have: Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • PMP, Six Sigma and/or Lean certification preferred

  • Prior consulting experience

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Experience with business process improvement, offshoring/outsourcing initiatives, or shared services operations

  • Proven success in executing projects resulting in measurable productivity enhancement

  • Confident and assertive style, but respectful of others

  • Must be team oriented and able to adjust leadership style to maximize effectiveness

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.

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