Management Engineering and Consulting
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic’s Department of Management Engineering & Consulting (ME&C) is a group of professionals with diverse backgrounds in project management, business, healthcare, and engineering. We engage with multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes by applying tools and methodologies that advance clinical practice, research, education and administration.

As a Project Manager in ME&C, you will have the unique ability to work with top leaders across our world-class organization on strategic projects to positively impact the care our patients receive every day.
Position description
The Project Manager (PM) works independently assuming primary responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and delivering project activities through the entire project life cycle (from initiation to hand off to customer) that are broad in scope. The PM is responsible to achieve project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to Mayo Clinic project management methodologies and standards.

The PM may independently lead one or multiple medium to large projects that have department or site level strategic importance. Project work has moderate to high risk and risk interdependencies, may have several interrelationships, and may have moderate to high costs associated. Responsible for managing established budget, participates in the creation and tracking of project budgets. Position requires strict adherence to budget management and guidelines of both the assigned department and the institution.

Facilitates problem-solving, decision-making and change management, taking prudent actions to accomplish project objectives under minimal supervision. Calls upon experience to manage projects, and is competent in the implementation of project results. Applies negotiations skills characterized by entrepreneurial thinking. Must have strong business acumen and ability to work with diverse functions and build relationships. May require matrix supervision, and evaluation of staff from other departments, divisions, and contractors/vendors. May have direct and indirect reports. Responsible for demonstrating the project focused culture, and advises other staff regarding PM practices, methods and standards. Performs additional job functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.
Use and application of Agile methodologies is important to this role. May be responsible for monitoring scrum processes and meetings. May work to increase efficiency, motivate the team, and advocate for changes to ensure quality and timeliness. Leading project teams may include the following:

(1) Guide teams on Agile practices and values to implement critical projects
(2) Assess maturity of the team/organization and coaching to higher levels, at a sustainable pace
(3) Remove impediments or guiding team to do so; escalating to management when appropriate
(4) Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved
(5) Facilitate work without coercion, assigning, or dictating
(6) Facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution
(7) Support and educate Product Owner, especially on creating the backlog and refining it

Individuals interested in the position must be able and willing to make a commitment to remain in the position for a minimum of two years.

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Bachelor's degree with 7 years of experience in Project Management and business related activities or Master's degree with 4 years of experience in Project Management related activities.
Additional qualifications
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred. Education preference: project management, business administration, management.

Candidates should also include any certifications they have, which may include but are not necessarily limited to Certified Product Management, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, and/or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).
License or certification

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approximately $3128.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Typically Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm with flexibility to accommodate time zones and clinician calendars.

Willingness to travel regionally, nationally and/or internationally.

This position will require a combination of telework and onsite presence.
Weekend schedule
Ad hoc only
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.