Medtronic Inc. North Haven , CT 06473
Careers that Change Lives
As the Principal Business Continuity Management Leader, you will support the Medtronic Business Continuity Management (BCM) program focusing on building overall business resilience in addition to developing the capability of an effective response to a crisis event.
The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions. SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.
A Day in the Life
You will be part of the MITG OPS department leading the effective and efficient implementation and ongoing management of Medtronic's BCM program at MITG supporting manufacturing; ensuring compliance with the corporate policy and BCM standards.
You will also advise local senior management about key operational risks and guide the development of innovative and value-added risk mitigation strategies.
Develop BCM expertise and become knowledgeable about Medtronic's BCM program, policy, standards/requirements, systems, and tools.
Promote local BCM awareness and provide BCM training and education throughout the local organization.
Manage the initial implementation of BCM at MITG OPS, establish scope and prepare project plan for implementing BCM at the site, guide critical business areas through a business impact analysis/risk assessment of their areas, advise site senior management of key operational vulnerabilities and help guide the development of appropriate mitigation strategies.
Facilitate the development of business continuity teams and plans for the site.
Organize a site-wide exercise to test the organization's business continuity plans and train BCM teams on response processes and procedures.
Track completion of follow-up items to address any plan gaps/weaknesses.
Manage the ongoing maintenance of MITG OPS BCM program:
Ensure timely completion of risk mitigation projects.
Ensure risk assessments and plans are annually updated and maintained.
Facilitate the periodic testing of all team plans and key contingency strategies and track completion of follow-up items.
Ensure compliance and adherence to BCM policy and standards.
Maintain site BCM scorecard and report progress/top risks/compliance with standards to Corporate Risk Management.
Partner with other sites within business sector supply chain to ensure consistent approach and alignment of continuity plans and contingency strategies.
Identify ways to embed BCM practices into existing procedures and processes throughout the organization in order to increase overall resilience and make proactive risk management a part of the organizational culture.
In the event of a crisis:
Lead the MITG wide site response; ensuring plans are executed according to established processes and procedures.
Liaise with Corporate Risk Management to report on site impact and coordinate corporate response if needed.
After event, facilitate a formal debrief of the crisis response, complete incident report, and manage updates to plans as needed.
Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Risk Management or related field plus 7 years business experience required; experience in manufacturing desirable.
Nice to Have:
Strong project management, consulting, and leadership skills.
Ability to identify operational/business risks and propose solutions.
Previous experience with business process assessment/improvement.
Able to quickly develop a working understanding of all areas of business operations including key functional processes and resources.
Able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, both in verbal and written modes; solid presentation skills.
Must have strong analytical, organizational and decision-making skills.
Strong influencing skills to present new ideas, promote collaboration and generate buy-in.
Able to clarify and simplify technical aspects and highly complex information to managers and staff; strong coaching and training skills.
Ability to work independently and as a team member, while using discretion in decision making and sound judgment in problem solving.
Demonstrated follow-through, initiative, attention to detail and drive for continuous improvement.
Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint); proficient in the use of technology, including an aptitude for mastering new applications and training others in their use as needed.
Due to the unpredictability of the purpose of this position, ability to work unusual hours during an emergency situation as well as be willing to be accessible during non-working hours.
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 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 Day in the Life 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.
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