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.
Our location in Illinois or Texas currently has an opportunity for an IT Sr Project Manager. Abbott Commercial Delivery Solutions is recruiting an IT Senior Project Manager to lead the planning, execution, and delivery of for the planning, execution, implementation, and overall delivery of key Commercial initiatives for Abbott's Medical Device business.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
The IT Sr Project Manager position leads project planning and execution teams, using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies, to deliver complex cloud-based solutions using Salesforce.com and related technologies. These projects are focused on, but not limited to, implementation and enhancement of Salesforce.com, including key feature areas enabling Opportunity and Lead Management, Sales Order, Service Management, and Field Inventory Management. These solutions enable the Commercial operation and performance of the Medical Device business and are critical to the long-term growth objectives of the company.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Plan, execute and manage all aspects of project management at the department or division level, including initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure.
Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables.
Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.
Create and manage project scope, budget, resource planning, and management reporting & metrics
Expedite, manage and coordinated a multitude of interrelated IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects.
Able to build strong cross-functional partnerships with Commercial business stakeholders, IT Business Relationship Managers, Internal IT resources, and External integration partners and contractors.
Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management, and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution
Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget
Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department and Division management
Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities.
Directly or indirectly supervises and motivates cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, and validation analysts, including internal and third-party resources.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments. Influences or has final decision authority for project level, budget and activities
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline
7-10 years IT experience working within a large/complex IT organization, including project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment
5+ yrs. experience leading/managing projects in a complex, matrixed organization
Mastery of all phases of software development life cycle and related methodologies
Salesforce.com implementation experience a plus, including business requirements definition, user stories, detailed functional and system design, configuration and/or customization involving the following areas: Sales, Service, Marketing, Inventory/Asset Management, on the Force.com platform
PMP is a plus
Experience with HP Quality Center or other testing tools
Project leadership using Waterfall, SCRUM, and Agile methodologies
Experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry
Prior experience working with validated software or CFR Part 11 compliance
Strong analytical skills, including demonstrated proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Exceland Microsoft Project.
Ability to multitask in the role with little supervision and many demands from many constituents
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 onboarding 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
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.
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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.