Patterson Companies Saint Paul , MN 55102
Patterson Companies, a Fortune 500 company, is seeking a motivated individual for our Project Manager role. This role will be located in Eagan, MN and will report to the Project Portfolio Manager.
The selected candidate will join an established Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) and will work on a wide-range of projects across the organization. This position plays a crucial role on projects with such varied aspects such as business process improvements, regulatory, infrastructure and well as information technology.
Patterson Companies Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO) is a value-added distributor focused on providing best-in-class products, services, technology and experiences to dental and animal health markets in North America and the U.K. Additional offerings include: software and equipment sales and services, practice design and management solutions, patient and staff education, regulatory compliance, and technology support and expertise from the Patterson Technology Center.
We are looking for individuals with at least one year of project management, who are eager to learn and join a growing team that is driving initiatives across the enterprise.
The Project Manager will work with partners across different business units, functions of the business, and will gain exposure across all levels of leadership.
The ideal candidate will be someone with the confidence to operate autonomously on their projects and can hit the ground running. They will also have excellent communication skills and understand the value that strong communication can bring to this role.
Travel domestically and internationally up to 10%.
1+ year of Project Management experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, Management Information Sciences, or area of functional responsibility preferred, or a combination of equivalent education and experience, as well as specific experience dealing with customer service.
Experience using project management tools and methodologies, and a proven ability to develop successful collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Ability to effectively communicate with business leaders at all levels of organizations and collaborate with cross-department representatives.
Experience driving results and communicating with partners.
Business Analyst experience.
Proven success managing small to medium projects (3-6 months in duration) with some cross-department ties (IT and business).
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects, conflicting priorities and schedules simultaneously, meeting all deadlines.
Strong customer service skills, sense of urgency responding to internal and external customers. Attention to detail producing high quality work products.
Ability to take direction from several individuals and be self-directed.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong positive problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Demonstrate best practices in professional relationships.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and critical thinking.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.