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Job ID :
53995BR
Location :
US - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
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Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead the detailed planning and management of projects through to project completion
Ensure project milestones and targets are met by actively managing projects on a day to day basis through appropriate resource, issue, and risk management
Ensure appropriate tools and techniques are available and employed by the project teams to enable them to meet their assigned objectives successfully
Deliver the assigned projects to successful conclusion (on time, on budget, and in scope)
Report through the Program Management function for the duration of projects
Assist or lead the development of business requirements, solution design & delivery, testing and training
Follow Project Management Framework and corporate processes to execute projects ensuring compliance with all deliverables and stage gate reviews
Utilize and administer PPM to ensure the proper tracking of project activities ensuring that project status is evergreen.
Maintain the appropriate metrics related to project activities and submit in accordance with current procedures
Comply with company’s Global IT Policies & Procedures
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
Manage critical supplier and internal customer relationships
Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in project management disciplines, as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas
Work with other Thermo Fisher team members to spread project management standards, disciplines and rigor
Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. Equivalent work experience acceptable
PMP certification or equivalent a plus
7+ years of related experience managing IT projects
Experience in delivery of successful Enterprise level IT Infrastructure projects including data center moves, security, desktop refresh, database, network and/or server projects
Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge
Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to understand the final result and to translate that result into actionable steps
Proven ability to lead a matrixed team of professionals to complete projects on time
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
Strong interpersonal and excellent documentation skills are a must
Able to assume and complete assignments independently
Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad audience
Advanced knowledge in creating and maintaining management level and detailed project plans utilizing Microsoft products
Excellent customer service skills required
Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Strong attention to detail
Experience in running large complex projects


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.






Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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