Program Management Director Pain
Medtronic - Fridley, MN

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Position Description

Responsible for managing all Program Managers and activities required to define, design, develop and deliver programs related to Pain therapies. The Program Management Director requires broad cross-functional knowledge and comprehensive business management skills, providing direction and leadership to program managers and cross-functional program development teams. These teams will include members with expertise from the following disciplines: product development, clinical, regulatory affairs, quality, operations, reimbursement, product planning and product marketing. The Program Management Director is accountable to the Portfolio Management Board for overall project execution and deliverables.

Position Responsibilities

Accountable to the Portfolio Management Board for overall program execution.
Provide overall leadership, vision, and direction to a team of Program Managers while ensuring business objectives and customer expectations are met.
Develop and nurture a team of Program Managers that embraces innovation, creativity, quality and reliability.
Provide regular performance coaching/feedback and development opportunities to the Program Managers.
Drive efficiencies in the Program Management team through the effective use of tools, processes, and resources.
Monitor progress toward pre-established objectives, assesses risk and implements strategies to ensure successful delivery of the product(s).
Secure resources for effective product development (people and financial)
Deploys team resources to meet program objectives.
Maintain effective communication with the Global Business Team Leader, business sector leadership team, team members, and functional leadership in all activities required to design, develop and deliver the product successfully.
Facilitate effective working relationships with all other departments, potentially across multiple locations and multiple platforms.
Participate in compliance audits, as required, to support the business.
Ensure team’s effective transition to relevant manufacturing, distribution, and commercial entities.
Ensure the Neuromodulation quality policy/system is planned, understood, implemented and maintained by ensuring compliance within the department.
Ensure departmental compliance as well as appropriate departmental resources are available to effectively maintain the quality system (people, facilities, tools, and training).
Other responsibilities, as required.

Basic Qualifications

10+ years of experience with a BS degree; or 8+ years of experience with Masters Degree.
5+ years people management or formal Program Management experience.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

B.S. in engineering or science discipline.
MBA Degree.
Experience working with/on Medtronic Neuromodulation’s products/therapies.
10+ years experience working in medical device (highly regulated) environment.
10+ years experience working in one or more of the following functional areas: Instrument Engineering, Healthcare IT, Clinical Research, Regulatory, Marketing, Operations, and/or Quality.
10+ years of Medical Device Product Development experience.
Demonstrated strong business acumen and planning.
7+ years experience directly managing employees.
7+ years experience managing projects.
Demonstrated excellent downward, lateral, and upward communication skills (oral/presentation and written).
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, quantitative analysis, and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated high degree of initiative and influence management skills.
Demonstrated track record of successfully leading projects to completion.

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.
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.

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