Senior Project Manager - Planning Services



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
Yes
Department
Planning Services
Why Mayo Clinic

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. We aim to diversify our workforce to represent the communities we serve and continue to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. This commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers, and communities. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.

Position description
The Senior Project Manager (PM) works independently, assuming primary responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and delivering project activities through the entire project life cycle (from initiation through handoff to customer) that are major/complex/business critical. The Senior PM is responsible to lead project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to Mayo Clinic project management methodologies and standards.

The Senior PM will lead large projects that have site- or enterprise-level strategic importance. Project work has high to very high risk and risk interdependencies, multiple interrelationships, and may have major costs associated. Responsible for managing established budget. Leads and provides direction in the development and tracking of project budgets. Position requires strict adherence to budget management and guidelines of both the assigned department and the institution. Independently leads problem-solving and decision making activities, within the scope of the project and change management process, taking reasonable and prudent actions to accomplish agreed upon project objectives. Leverages many years of experience to manage extensive projects, and is highly competent in the implementation of project results. Uses advanced negotiations skills that are characterized by innovative thinking.

The use and application of Agile methodologies is important to this role. Many of the items important to an Agile process are not unique to Agile. This individual may be responsible for monitoring scrum processes and scrum meetings. They may work to increase efficiency, motivate the team, and advocate for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. Leading project teams may include the following not already specified above:

(A) Guiding teams on Agile practices and values to implement critical projects
(B) Assessing maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable
(C) Removing impediments and blockers or guiding the team to do so; escalating to management when appropriate
(D) Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved
(E) Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
(F) Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
(G) Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on creating the product backlog and ongoing backlog refinement

May have direct and indirect reports, and be in a position to employ and guide the project staff in a goal-oriented way within projects. The Senior Project Manager leads and demonstrates project-focused culture at Mayo Clinic, and also advises/provides mentorship to other staff regarding project management practices, methods, and standards.

Performs additional job-related functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with 10 years’ experience in Project Management and business related activities or Master's degree with 7 years’ experience in Project Management.

*This is a remote telework position until Covid-19 pandemic telework protocols are resolved. Post pandemic, this position will require onsite support in Rochester, MN based on business needs.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Additional qualifications
Education preference: project management, business administration, agile/scrum, 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
Active (unexpired) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required.
Exemption status
Exempt
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 $3735.20, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday-Friday
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.
Category
Administration, Business, Finance
Job posting number
144769BR
Recruiter
Oo Her
Equal opportunity employer
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.