IT Program Manager- Data Analytics

  • location: Saint Paul, MN (remote)
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour

job description

IT Program Manager- Data Analytics

job summary:
The Program Manager is accountable for developing and implementing internal/externalAdvanced Analytics products, best practices, frameworks, tools, and templates across client's Operations and Operational Excellence organization. The primary objective is to partner with our business operations teams, our center-led OPEX team, and our functional groups such as Risk, Global Supply Chain, Quality, etc. to ensure data project/program are fully aligned with business goals and destined for success. Finally, this leader must ensure key deliverables are achieved in a timely and accurate fashion by building strong partnerships and clearly communicating at all levels across the programs and within functional teams, .

location: Mounds View, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
- Represent and help build relevant strategies for Data Analytics, Insights and Reporting with cross-functional / cross-business support and engagement

- Leverage problem solving/critical thinking skills to ensure programs are well defined and meet the SMART criteria.

- Develop program charters and align with executive sponsors and leadership for project initiation

- Lead cross-functional, Pan-MDT teams to plan and execute key functional analytics programs in the areas of Network Optimization, Product DNA, Operational Excellence, Operations in PDP, etc.

- Work with delivery team to define requirements, prioritize deliverables, estimate tasks, define timelines, and track program budget.

- Assume full accountability to deliver the project on or under budget, on time, with the requisite elements of the established program phases.

- Engage and align with Principle Advanced Analyst to build appropriate analytics products for different operational functions and programs

- Continuously monitor, identify, and manage risks that could have impact to project budget or timelines, and work with the team to provide and execute mitigation actions.

- Maintain proactive and effective communications with all stakeholders, functional leadership (Quality, Regulatory, Finance, Manufacturing, etc.), team members, and internal business customers.

- Partner with OPEX and Transformation leadership and program leadership to ensure the project strategy is fully aligned to expectations and plans.

- Work with IT and other technical teams for project execution

- Lead without authority, and influence stakeholders

- Identify, prioritize, and manage scope changes during project execution and implement through change control processes.

- Actively manage critical path activities and resolution of schedule, resource, or functional conflicts which may impede project execution.

- Ability to manage multiple technologies and priority changes while consistently meeting customer needs

- Build a data analytics roadmap for each managed function to prepare for and gain funding for your initiatives. Work with finance team on budget allocation, tracking, and revisions.

- Change Management: Lead development of change plans, communication plans, stakeholder assessments, alignment of strategies, organizational readiness assessments, Training Plans and Material

- Maintain proactive and effective communications to all stakeholders inclusive of Supply Management Leadership Team, team members, and Functional Leadership.

- Manage analytics product lifecycle including inception, roadmap, build, test, release, training, and post-release maintenance

MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications)

- Bachelor's Degree, ideally in Computer Science, Management, Economics, Statistics or other technical discipline

- Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Program Management or Advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of program management experience


- Master's or advanced degree

- 8+ years of experience in analytics in a global Healthcare or Medical Technology company, preferably in support of operational efficiency and client satisfaction continuous improvement efforts.

- 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Operations, Supply Chain, Supply Management, Procurement/Sourcing, Manufacturing

- 2+ years of progressive analytics leadership

- PMI / CPM certification

- Experience in change management, training, and communications

- Ability to interface with all groups and different levels to solve problems and create solutions

- Proficient in advanced Excel and analytics/reporting tools

- Ability to manage multiple technologies and priority changes

- Excellent leadership, influencing, interpersonal, and team building skills

- Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills

- Excellent process thinking, analytical mindset, and data analysis skills

- Broad business understanding and ability to apply to current issues

- Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher

- Prior experience with large global organizations and a broad view of business

- Hands on experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)

- Knowledge of SQL, data integration techniques and data warehousing concepts

- Experience with managing AI/ML projects

- Financial systems expertise

- Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Program Management
  • IT Project Manager
  • data analytics
  • Tableau
  • powerbi

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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