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Role, Responsibility and Authority:

• Develop and assertively drive new product commercialization program timelines and budgets in coordination with other departments/teams.

• Responsible for all aspects of product development from Concept, to Product Launch and completing with Project Closure.

• Acts as project champion and project “general manager”; manages team to execute all project deliverables; leads cross-functional core team.

• Coordinates, synchronizes and manages overall project schedule. Accountable for execution on project timelines.

• Uses Project Management best practices to manage projects, effectively initiating, planning and controlling.

• Manages a project budget; tracks actual versus plan and resolves issues as they arise.

• Responsible for planning resource requirements and negotiating Core Team resources with functional managers; assist Core Team Members in negotiating extended team staffing.

• Facilitates identification and mitigation of program risks. Highlights business implications of identified risks.

• Reviews team progress against requirements and plans; resolves deviations.

• Assists Core Team Members in resolving extended team and functional issues.

• Acts as information conduit between the Core Team and Sr. Mgmt; prepares and presents Phase Reviews to Product Approval Committee (PAC) as Core Team representative.

• Notifies Sr. Mgmt of schedule and budget deviations beyond allowed variances as well as other contract elements; initiates Exception Reviews as required.

• Contributes to performance evaluation of Core Team Members

Key Duties:

• Identify appropriate resources needed and develop schedule to ensure timely completion of project

• Regularly track and communicate project status to all stakeholders

• Schedule and facilitate all necessary meetings associated with product development

• Assess, communicate and manage risk

• Conduct constructive lessons-learned analysis of completed projects

• Work with R&D, Product Management, Manufacturing Development, Manufacturing and Business Development to insure successful project completion and product launch

• Solve problems and manage crises effectively and independently

• Other duties as assigned

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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