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3M USAC Network Program Manager in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

USAC Network Program Manager

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs a USAC Network Program Manager you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leading projects and programs to deploy Network and Telecom technologies and services for hundreds of locations across North America as part of the Global Network and Telecom Services group

  • Implementing best practice and process improvement for the teams and stakeholders responsible for delivering Network and Telecom project and programs

  • Determining risks and challenges that may impact programs and projects, proactively proposes and executes actions to mitigate or avoid risks appropriately

  • Supporting agile implementation teams, project managers and other program managers by determining the schedules and resourcing needed to successfully deliver programs and projects, leveraging best practice, and providing coaching and mentoring to others as appropriate

  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours on critical project activities

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Ten (10) years of project management in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Three (3) years program management experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Experience of project procurement and financing practices and strategies

  • Knowledge and experience working with Agile teams and Scale Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe)

  • Vendor Management Experience

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution

  • Fifteen (15) plus years of project management and 5 years program management in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Knowledge of current 3M IT systems, processes and practices and current 3M project procurement and financing practices and strategies

  • Skills and experience of communicating and working remote international teams

  • Experience of implementing, managing and improving managed service solutions and partners

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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