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Analytics Program Manager - Medtronic Foundation

Business Analytics & Consulting
200000T5 Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives
The Analytics Program Manager will play a critical role in leading the development of a center of excellence analytics platform and strategy for the Medtronic Foundation in order to support the strategic decision-making process to ensure we meet our goals to improve health outcomes by >50%, double employee volunteerism, and enhance the presence of the Medtronic Foundation and our partners.  You will manage a complex set of analytic processes and results and will have the opportunity to provide creative analytics to distill opportunities for greater effectiveness, share progress on results, and highlight continuous learning opportunities for the Foundation and its partners.  While the data being managed is not financial, you will work closely with Finance as well as across the Global Health, Civic Engagement, Operations, and Communications teams to manage and strengthen data rigor, reporting, and reliability to ensure outcomes orientation.  Your work will help transform and demonstrate the impact on the lives of patients and communities, bringing the Medtronic Mission to the underserved.

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You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team! 

A Day in the Life
The position will shape and manage MDT Foundation’s analytics strategy that includes identifying an analytics platform and integration of various data sets.  Additional responsibilities include:

Data Analytics and Interpretation
• Develop, inspect, mine, transform, and model data to raise productivity, and improve decision making
• Conduct statistical analysis on data and information to ensure correct predictive forecasting or classification
• Manage all aspects of end – to – end data processing, utilizing customized reports as needed
• Maintains analytical systems, verifies the accuracy of the data, and acts as a liaison across the MDT Foundation teams to inform internal and external performance 
• Delvers a routine pan-Foundation scorecard and individual strategy-level dashboards that objectively reflect progress against targets

Problem-Solving and Consulting
• Deliver robust data to inform MDT Foundation’s strategic planning and annual operating plan process 
• Provide consultation to programs, policies, and practices on key data requirements tied to outcomes; and the approach to obtain, record, and process partner and employee level results
• Apply innovative thinking to solve complex problems and complete assignments that are often ambiguous
• Utilize collaborative style to build internal team relationships and external vendor relations to enable improved understanding of Medtronic Foundation results

Project and Data Vendor Management
• Manage day to day activities across multiple workstream teams through managing project plans, resources, status reports to resolve issues, and identify project risks and accountability for deliverables across multiple functional areas
• Manage data platform vendors and deliverables relative to the Medtronic Foundation analytics

Market Research
• Gathers and analyzes industry benchmarks, strategies and best practices.  Keeps informed about developments in the government, economic, and political fields as they apply to future plans

Must Haves
• Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience OR advanced degree and 3+ years of experience in Data Systems, Data Analytics, Social Development, Social Responsibility, Public Health, Public Policy, or Business Administration

Nice to Have
• Proficiency with statistical tools and SQL 
• Proficiency with using visual analytics tools such as Tableau
• Particular expertise and comfort with large and imperfect data, balancing qualitative and quantitative analysis
• Clear record of success with complex strategies, data streams, and managing across quantitative and qualitative approaches 
• Experience with problem solving and decision making that leads to best practice decisions with inputs from others and inclusive management style
• Budget expenditure and milestone deliverable management skills
• Familiarity with human centered design/design thinking

The Medtronic Foundation focuses on improving health of underserved populations worldwide, as well as supporting communities where Medtronic employees live and give. Our specific goals include: 
• Improve health outcomes for more than half of underserved patients 
• Double global volunteerism 
• Enhance the presence of the Medtronic Foundation and our partners
A core principle for Medtronic Foundation is that achieving impact, not disbursing dollars, is the marker of success.   Our strategies are constructed to improve outcomes that matter most to the people we serve.   We aim to use the best tools, analytics, and insights to guide and communicate our work, clarify outcomes, and improve our results.

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. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

Physical Job Requirements 
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)

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