• Senior Project Manager, Organization Engineering

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    2019-3811
    Category
    Human Resources, Legal & Organization Engineering
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Senior Project Manager of Organization Engineering is responsible for establishing and leading cross-functional strategic initiatives while working with the business to follow best practices to ensure their projects meet business objectives and are accomplished on time and within budget.  Acts as a change agent to drive adoption of project management best practices throughout the organization by developing, implementing and training cross-functional leaders and teams on project management processes and tools. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Acts as a business partner to identify when to form a project and guide business through the steps to do so.
    • Directly or indirectly leads cross-functional teams to execute on project tasks to include effective creation and management of timelines, budgets, resources, risks and project objectives.
    • Consults with project sponsors and reviews project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding, allotment of resources and procedures for accomplishing projects.
    • Supports and challenges project teams on the aspects of the solution being delivered.
    • Helps team to identify and articulate business impacts of project including benefits, risks and change management considerations.
    • Troubleshoots problems associated with coordination, development, or design of projects. Escalates issues when critical risks arise and maintains pulse with project activities to ensure progress.
    • Identifies cross-project and business unit interdependencies.
    • Works with team on identifying stakeholders and developing stakeholder partnership strategy.
    • Advises on the right level of governance by project and program.
    • Mentors Project Team Leaders in project management processes, tools and techniques.
    • Coaches and facilitates teams on development of process maps, value stream maps and root cause analyses.
    • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
    • Regular and reliable attendance.
    • Ability to travel up to 30% of the working time, as determined by project needs.

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time and up to 8 hours per day.
    • Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with employees, customers, and vendors in person, via the telephone or by email.
    • Constant walking or motion to coordinate work and interact with co-workers.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or a related discipline; or high school degree/general education diploma and 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
    • 5+ years of progressive, broad-based project management experience to include tracking and reporting responsibilities for a large project portfolio.
    • 3+ more years working in a client-facing project management role.
    • Demonstrated ability to balance cost, quality and schedule constraints while escalating issues as needed. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple competing priorities within and across multiple projects at the same time.
    • Demonstrated success with oral and written communications/presentations, influence and persuasion, results orientation, facilitation, and teamwork skills.
    • Experience working in a matrix management organization with primary responsibility for project success while relying on a team of resources which may or may not be direct reports.
    • Moderate to advanced proficiency with MS Project as well as MS Visio, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • PMI Project Management certification.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.
    • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) certification.
    • Strategic planning experience.
    • 5 years of experience in medical technology or related field.

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    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

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