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Senior Program Manager, SAP/S4 Business Transformation Job

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Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: Ireland-Clonmel; Ireland-Cork; Ireland-Galway; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MN-Maple Grove

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

About the role:
As the Manager II of Program Management – Magellan, you will play a key role in ensuring the successful Business Transformation across all functions, divisions and regions of the Company. This is a critical and strategic role, reporting to the Director of Program Mgmt. - Magellan. Collaborating with the Magellan Workstreams, Strategic Integration Vendors, Process Owners, Community of Practices and Stakeholders across the network is a critical success factor for this position.  The Program will last for approximately 4 years across and the role will oversee: Project Scope, Pre Project-Portfolio Surge activity, Requirements, Design, Build and Testing, Deployment to post Go Live sustaining.

 

This role will be key to delivering Release 1 across those regions and ensuring the global functions that need to be involved in this and future releases are proactively informed and involved.
 

The Magellan program will be led by BSC and leveraging a mix of consulting and third-party experts to deliver on this critical business transformation and core ERP technology advancement.  
 

Seeking a change leader who is motivated to continuously optimize our delivery methodology leveraging agile and lean design thinking practices. Magellan is establishing a BSC scaled agile for ERP methodology and previous experience of the scaled agile methodology, design thinking, and lean start-up principles will be a distinct advantage.
 
Your responsibilities include: 

  • Take full responsibility and accountability for the successful planning and execution of the global program – partnering with the Director of Program Mgmt. and the entire transformation leadership team
  • Managing the scope, budget, timeline and deliverables for the program
  • Managing multiple vendors and complexity across the program in the areas of technology and business transformation
  • Managing the RFP/SOW process working closely with global sourcing and other internal stakeholders utilizing a ‘best-athlete approach’ where practicable
  • For each vendor engaged, hold them establish accountability and track execution per the defined:
    • Roles/responsibilities definition
    • Tracking/communication/alignment
    • Deliverable Tracking
    • Metrics/scorecards
  • Program Governance
    • Steering Committee agenda and material preparation
    • Decision and action item tracking
    • Ensure all actions, items agreed are closed on time, in full and on budget
  • Schedule Creation and Management
  • Risk Management - in coordination w/Change Management and BTL team
    •  Collision Point Mapping and Mitigation
    •  Predictable Disruption – ensuring that the program forecasts and minimizes any disruption
  • Communications – working closely with the Organization Change Management Team 
  • Program Metrics - in coordination w/SI's and BSC finance
  • Program Budget – Managing a multi-vendor, large scale, global program budget
  • Scaled Agile for ERP execution - in coordination with Program Leadership Team ensure that the principles of agile, design thinking, and lean start-up are central to their program leadership methodology

 
What we’re looking for: 
Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality, Engineering, Science or applicable field required; Advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years technical professional or operational experience in medical device field required.
  • 5+ years of PMO experience.
  • Previous leadership experience across the network or the Management of large change programs, ideally technology or systems environment.
  • Working knowledge global processes and systems.
  • Experience of managing complex, cross-functional programs and demonstrated capability in collaborating and influencing across such a program
  • Previous experience of Agile or Scaled Agile methodology, design thinking, and lean rituals will be an advantage but not essential

 

​​​​​​​Preferred skills/experience

  • Courage to make decisions for the best interest of global BSC even if it means reasonable compromise for a local team
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Builds strategic partnerships to gain further alignment of program goals and outcomes.
  • Develops and executes organizational and operational policies that affect one or more groups by utilizing technical/professional knowledge and skills.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).
  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve program objectives.
  • Proven adaptability, comfortable with change and with a demonstrated ability to react and respond to a fast-changing environment
  • Demonstrated high degree of integrity, professionalism, and the ability to establish credibility
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to execution.
  • ​​​​​​​Creates clear and consistent business outcomes and embeds them throughout the team environment
  • Servant leader who creates an empowered and self-driven team culture

 

 

 Requisition ID: 492622

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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