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Sr Manager, HR PMO

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Company Description At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible. Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential. Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description
Primary Function of Position:

Lead's the HR PMO function to drive the alignment, implementation, and value realization of cross functional programs to land the HR strategy. Provides guidance and expertise to program and project teams, with a focus on PMO tools, templates, principles, processes, and policies. Reviews and monitors program and project status and deliverables.


  • Manage the HR portfolio of programs/projects, which includes the HR portfolio roadmap of current and future programs/projects, program/project sequencing and interdependencies
  • Support prioritization of programs/projects and ensuring alignment with overall HR strategy
  • Develops and manages standard project management (PM) methodology, process and tools for HR to successfully implement strategic programs, which should include scheduling, measuring, reporting and milestone reviews.
  • Create and manage processes for program/project intake, scheduling, sequencing and resource allocation/ tracking in collaboration with global and geo leaders.
  • Establish and manage governance, cadence and forums to communicate portfolio progress, issues/risks, KPIs and ROI to stakeholder groups.
  • Ensures that resources are available in collaboration with program sponsors and leads
  • Identifies and resolves issues and risks associated with project/project dependencies, milestones, resources (i.e., financial, human, and time)
  • Facilitates issue/risk resolution across HR partnership functions (i.e. IT)
  • Build and lead the HR PMO team providing coaching and development needed to guide and ensure they are set up for success in supporting global HR strategies.
  • Manage PM workload and resources to ensure success of PM team members and functions while also ensuring support of programs/projects to progress HR strategy

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Experience building, educating, and managing program and project lifecycle, processes, and governance forums, including risk and issue management.
  • Experience standing up, growing, and leading teams and developing individual team members.
  • Minimum 5+ years of people management and/or leadership experience
  • Ability to motivate and lead others, including those in a matrix environment.
  • Influencer, negotiator, and team player that can easily build trust and strong relationships with peers, teams, and key stakeholders
  • Highly competent and diplomatic in facilitating meetings with various functional areas represented and driving deep conversations, coalescing conflicting views, and driving quick decision making.
  • Experience developing reports and communicating progress in various forums, including to executive leadership
  • Experience with project management and portfolio level tools such as Smartsheet and Clarity required
  • Proven experience working in a matrixed environment with various teams and connecting back to a centralized center of expertise to drive consistency and alignment
  • Must be able to travel up to 25%, including internationally
  • Proven ability to successfully work in a hybrid environment
  • Minimum BA/BS degree with 10+ years of industry and project management experience.
  • Certified PM required
Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Day

Travel : 25% of the time

Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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