IT Director

Medtronic
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Executive / senior industry position

A DAY IN THE LIFE
 
The IT Director & Portfolio Manager, RTG IT will drive ROI and business value of IT investments by ensuring the RTG IT portfolio of projects is aligned with business strategies & priorities, delivered with measurable quality and stakeholder satisfaction, and follow-through to confirm value attainment.   This position is a member of the RTG IT Leadership Team and reports to the Vice President of RTG IT. 
 
This role will be responsible for the following key processes and activities:
 
• Translating demand for IT investment into projects and portfolios
o Manage ongoing collection and prioritization of new investment demand across RTG IT Businesses & Functions 
o Understand the target business outcomes of each project, and collating the RTG IT projects into themes for concentrated investment and focus 
o Create the necessary templates and messaging to effectively communicate IT investment themes to stakeholders 
• Aligning and oversee “Must Win” signature projects & programs
o Collaborate with RTG IT VP and RTG IT LT to identify strategic “Must Win” programs that will deliver extraordinary business results
o Identify the business and IT measures for success
o Ensure RTG IT “Must Win” projects and programs receive unique focus and effort for an identified period of time (typically the FY)
o Ensure consistent status reporting for each “Must Win” project 
• Portfolio tracking, analysis and summary reporting
o Ensure Project Managers and Project Coordinators adhere to the defined program and project methodology, policies and high-level procedures for IT project & program management
o Provide critical leadership to ensure overall quality of project planning and execution, while minimizing and mitigating project risks 
o Track project quality, from inception to project closure 
o Ensure project & program KPIs are regularly distributed and reviewed with the RTG IT VP and RTG IT LT  for transparency of IT portfolio status
• Driving quality “Gates” across RTG IT 
o Ensure Project Managers and Project Coordinators adhere to the quality gate process
• Assuring value realization processes
o Analyze and ensure regular, standardized stakeholder reporting is provided 
o Align IT Portfolio Management & IT Financial Management to support regular RTG IT VP and RTG CFO meetings 
o Ensure Project Managers and Project Coordinators adhere to the value measurement processes to ensure value realization with effective IT portfolio delivery
• Resourcing projects and programs
o Monitor program & project resourcing across the RTG IT portfolio
o Establish a resource pool for project staffing
• Ensures adequate project and team training to core teams. 
o Provide coaching and leadership to RTG IT Project & Program Leaders 
o Coach team members to ensure process adherence and effective project management, utilizing best practice project management skills, as well as framing and resolving issues through best practices. 
 
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Must Have: Minimum Requirements
 
• Bachelors degree required
• Minimum of 10 years of IT experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of IT experience with 7+ years of managerial experience
 
Nice to Have
 
•Previous Medtronic experience
•Exhibits advanced management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-department project teams and ability to manage across multiple functions

Financial management for programs

Complex problem resolution

Relationship management 

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Executive / senior industry position

United States