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Job Description

Key Objectives of the role:

  • Responsible for developing and delivering a project management program that encompasses all the details of a project to the team members
  • Sets realistic goals and provides coaching and guidance to team members to help achieve the goals and to ensure there is clarity in communication
  • Is able to estimate and budget projects and initiatives accordingly based on varying levels of ambiguity and information, leveraging past experiences and forecasting abilities
  • Is able to communicate at various levels of the organization effectively
  • Develops tools and techniques for initiatives to help with project execution as well as to enhance and evaluate the performance of the team
  • Is a leader and not simply a coordinator/manager and understands the balance between leading the task at hand with the dynamics of the team
  • Ensure milestones and targets are met through actively management of resource, scope, issue, and risk management
  • Manage program change in accordance with the change management plant to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts.
  • Address program issues by identifying and selecting a course of action by taking into account the program constraints and objectives in order to enable continued program progress.
  • Capture program status and data by ensuring the population of the program management information system in order to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders
  • Ensure appropriate tools and techniques are available and employed by the team to enable them to meet their assigned objectives successfully
  • Delegate effectively to achieve results
  • Perform follow-up tasks on systems and related problems
  • Facilitate teamwork, including defining roles and responsibilities, assessment of required skills, providing guidance and managing conflicting priorities.
  • Provides information to others both internal and external to the organization; represents the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
  • Comply with company‚Äôs Global IT Policies & Procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or Business, equivalent work experience acceptable
  • E1 and/or SAP experience is desired
  • PMP or PgMP certifications a plus
  • 5+ years of related technical work experience within a QTC or Enterprise System environment
  • Prior experience of large scale complex QTC programs highly desired
  • Applies knowledge of multi-platforms, multi-technology environments and incorporate an in-depth understanding of business and technical solutions to provide timely, cost-effective, quality solution or alternatives.
  • Remains current on technical and professional developments and business strategies affecting area of responsibility
  • 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
  • Agile experience is strongly desired and SCRUM certification is also a major PLUS
  • Strong analytical and project management 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

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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