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Medtronic Clinical Research Program Manager, Structural Heart & Aortic in California

Clinical Research Program Manager, Structural Heart & Aortic


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 23, 2022

Careers That Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Clinical Research Program Manager , you will be responsible for leading and managing various aspects of strategic and tactical implementation of programs/projects supporting the Mitral and Tricuspid clinical research programs. You will lead a diverse team of cross-functional partners in collaboration to develop best in class study support communications, programs, process, and other key initiatives related to study execution.

The Structural Heart and Aortic integrated operating unit offers minimally-invasive approaches to restore proper structure and function of the heart and the aorta. We focus on the transcatheter replacement or repair of the four heart valvesaortic, pulmonic, mitral, tricuspidand the placement of stent grafts to treat aneurysms and dissections of the bodys largest artery, the aorta.

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.To learn more about Inclusion Diversity at MedtronicClick Here (

Location: Mounds View, MN; open for remote

Ability to travel up to 15%, mostly domestic

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead the development and execution of programs that support Mitral and Tricuspid clinical studies

  • Lead, direct and review work of a cross-functional team; exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Direct involvement may be necessary for successful program execution

  • Identify process improvement/efficiency gains

  • Develop and implement strategies to support clinical investigational site needs, with eye towards study enrollment and timely product approval

  • Build and maintain strong network and close relationship with various internal and external parties

  • Provide input to establishing program objectives, milestones, and timelines

  • Innovative approach to problem solving; information gathering, analysis, and investigation to understand the issue. Lead workstreams to find solutions by influence and information exchange

  • Communicate and lead meetings with internal and external customers, vendors. Communicates and drives recommendations.

Must Have (Minimum Requirements):

To be considered for this role, the minimum requirements must be evident on your resume.

  • Bachelors degree required with a minimum of 5 years of clinical research with project/program management experience or skills, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of clinical research project/program management experience or skills

Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Advanced degree in engineering, life sciences, or related medical/scientific field

  • Clinical research/ Clinical trials experience at Medtronic or within the medical device industry

  • Excellent program/project management and organizational skills. Expertise in both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.Process improvement experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Certification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt; PMP/RMP certification; Project Management Certification (preferably PMI) and/or Green Belt Certification.

  • Experience in Cardiovascular (Structural Heart, Aortic) products/therapies

  • Product support and/or experience with physician customers

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America).

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.

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It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.