Offers “Abbott”

13 days agoAbbott

Senior Project Manager

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Job description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.  

Our location in Columbus OH, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager. Our ambition is providing innovative high-quality products, creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience and enhancing health outcomes at all stages of life.

WHAT YOU’LL DO   

·  Lead Enterprise Excellence for the US Planning Center
·  Support US Planning Center through ad-hoc scenarios and reports
·  Responsible for managing multiple projects, from beginning to end, with accountability for project execution
·  Demonstrate stewardship and provide leadership to meet Division strategies and business objectives
·  Deliver project excellence by incorporating best practices in project management to meet and exceed customer needs
·  Identify process issues and recommend improvements to senior leaders
·  Recommend and implement PM strategies and enhancements to improve efficiency
·  Act as a primary point of contact for project reporting and updates
·  Perform project/portfolio management and analyses
·  Assist in idea capture and cataloging activities of new ideas

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

·  Lead Enterprise Excellence for the US Planning Center
·  Ensure project scope and success criteria are clearly established; develop and manage project plan to meet deliverables
·  Initiate, lead and communicate project assessments and lessons learned
·  Establish clear priorities
·  Ensure team is working within project scope and effectively coordinate activities of the team to meet project milestones
·  Proactively identify changes in project scope and assure appropriate measures are taken to reassess and amend requirements, budget and timeline
·  Lead and participate in the development and implementation of innovation plans
·  Ensure alignment with key planning processes, such as business planning, brand planning, customer planning, S&OP and corporate project reporting
·  Provide support in compiling and reporting project requirements
·  Create and deliver project review presentations
·  Maintain documentation and provide data management for project deliverables; identify communication plans for knowledge sharing across functional areas and project teams
·  Document cross-functional project plans in PM software to develop estimates and manage resources to deliver project objectives
·  Manage cross-functional project timeline and follow-up with project team members to ensure timely completion of tasks
·  Track overall project budget and metrics, as required
·  Proactively identify, monitor and manage project opportunities/issues/risks
·  Resolve conflict within the project
·  Work directly with functional area manages to resolve issues that impact completion of project objectives: determine when to escalate issues to appropriate levels of management
·  Provide training/coaching on project management methodologies and processes to meet organizational needs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

·  Bachelors degree required
·  Master’s degree preferred
·  PMP (or equivalent) certification desirable

Skills

·  Extensive knowledge of and competency in project management methodology and processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, working in teams, issues management, monitoring and reporting, and documentation
·  3-5 years’ experience in project leadership roles and or equivalent supply chain experience
·  Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision-making skills
·  Critical thinking/problem-solving skills method
·  Ability to plan and facilitate meetings
·  Demonstrated expertise in leading teams
·  Ability to negotiate consensus among diverse groups and influence the activities of others not in own reporting structure
·  Strong written and presentation skills; ability to communicate effectively with senior management
·  Technical background sufficient to understand issues involved with the project
·  Knowledge of the strategic and operational context of the projects
·  Personal integrity and courage to escalate issues about the project and to advocate for responsible solutions to management
·  Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

·  Training and career development , with on-boarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
·  Financial security  through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
·  Health care and well-being programs  including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
·  Paid time off
·  401(k)  retirement savings with a generous company match
·  The stability of a company  with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BENEFITS THAT ADD REAL VALUE TO YOUR LIFE TO HELP YOU LIVE FULLY:   www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at  www.abbott.com , on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/Abbott  and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

     

JOB FAMILY:

Project Management

     

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

        

LOCATION:

United States > Columbus : 2900 Easton Square Place

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

Not specified

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

     
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

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