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Job Description

Sr IT Project Manager manages and delivers large scale IT programs across the global organization.

  • Oversee all aspects of project scope, schedule, resource, risks and overall management to ensure and drive successful delivery.
  • Ensure the software development and project management deliverables and milestones in project plans are achieved within cost, schedule, scope, and quality.
  • Assure that the project teams are managing the system development process including systems analysis, technical design, coding, testing, turnover to production, user acceptance criteria.
  • Conduct proper and timely communications, change management, and training per project stakeholders and needs.
  • Provide overall capital and operating expense project budget responsibility for multiple projects.
  • 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.
  • As a member of the PMO organization, expected to lead by example with best practice project management methodologies.
  • Support and guide other Project Managers managing technology initiatives; provide expert consulting services such as project/program set-up; project rescue; resource planning, demand/capacity analysis.
  • Work with the PMO team and Senior Leaders to help practice and spread project management standards, disciplines and rigor across Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Lead PMO governance activities and associated communication, executive briefings and reporting.
  • Experience supporting manufacturing or retail operations, including distribution center/warehousing operations, quote to cash processes.
  • Any experience in SAP Operations, Financials, WM, JDE E1, Salesforce.com, Siebel CRM, Manhattan WMS, or any MES system such as Camstar
  • Provide guidance in establishing best practices in the use and integration of portfolio and project management methods and tools
  • Leverage industry best practices to plan, manage, monitor and report on all projects
  • Oversee the documentation of all PMO framework design and analysis work.

Skills and Credentials:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience, and/or Master’s degree a plus
  • 6+ years of hands-on SDLC IT project/program management
  • Experience working in an IT PMO is a plus
  • Proven ability to lead groups, manage project deliverables, and maintain client relationships
  • Experience in managing budgets, project plans, resource allocations, and priorities.
  • Mergers & Acquisition/Integration experience is a plus.
  • MS Suite, Visio, expertise with Excel, MS Project
  • Demonstrated skills with portfolio and project management tools: HP PPM
  • Demonstrated expertise with various industry PM methodologies including AGILE, SCRUM, RUP, Waterfall, PMI PMBok, PMP Certified
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies across a large, global environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills allowing for quick decision making and direction setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Multiple languages a plus.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate the politics.
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions.
  • Ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems.

Travel requirements: depending upon project assigned, up to 25% travel within European region.

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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