Responsibilities: The Project Manager 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 Project Manager is responsible to achieve project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to Mayo Clinic project management methodologies and standards.
The incumbent 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. The Project Manager regularly provides project information to committees, project sponsors and department leadership (may include Portfolio Leadership). This position requires significant capacity to manage competing objectives, to prioritize, and to communicate information in clear and unambiguous terms to management and end user personnel. Project information may be visible at the committee and Department level (may include visibility to the Management Team and Portfolio Leadership (site/shield specific). The Project Manager may support projects of major complexity, as part of a program team in support of higher level project managers.
This individual may support senior level project/program managers in strategic planning processes. May develop materials and present project requests to institutional committees and oversight bodies to receive approval and project direction and input. Facilitates 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 under minimal direct supervision. Calls upon several years of experience to manage projects, and is competent in the implementation of project results. Applies negotiations skills that are characterized by entrepreneurial thinking.
Must have strong business acumen with the ability to work with people from diverse functional backgrounds and build relationships across the organization. May require matrix supervision, and evaluation of staff from other departments, divisions, and contractor/vendor resources. May have direct and indirect reports. The Project Manager is also responsible for demonstrating the project focused culture at Mayo Clinic, and advises other staff regarding project management practices, methods and standards.
Performs additional job-related functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.
Qualifications: 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.
Job Posting Number: 88267BR