NPD Portfolio Planning Manager - Columbus, OH Or Abbott Park, IL

Abbott Laboratories Lancaster , OH 43130

Posted 2 months ago

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is for the Nutrition Division of Abbott

Main Purpose of the Role:

  • Manage all aspects of the large scale and complex project portfolio management value stream including resource planning, analytics, metrics / insights, and continuous improvement projects from start to finish.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for organizing, implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of AN value stream improvement programs and identification of process improvement projects within a value stream. Focus of this role is on the NPD portfolio management value stream.

  • Leads and manages multiple continuous improvement projects to better enable portfolio management reporting, insights / trending, and to drive executive decision making.

  • Identify, develop, and gather necessary resources to complete portfolio analytics and reporting, including day-to-day activities, ad-hoc analysis, and continuous improvement projects. Liaise with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions.

  • Design, communicate, and implement plans for improving portfolio management capabilities and tools. Monitor progress and performance against the plan.

  • Conduct portfolio review meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the portfolio within and beyond the project team.

  • Coach and mentor project staff and assist them to solve problems.

  • Provides ongoing coaching, mentoring, and training to project / program managers, resource managers, and analysts on proper use of tools and improvement processes.

  • Facilitates workshops and kaizen events for complex initiatives and projects

  • Identify and, if needed, design value stream and project metrics and key performance indicators (qualitative and quantitative) to measure improvement success.

Qualifications

  • BS required. Preferred degree fields in business, finance, planning, or industrial technology / engineering

  • Experience:

  • 5 years in portfolio management or related finance / planning type role including working with portfolio / project management software and tools

  • Advanced Excel skills and Portfolio Management type software / database experience a must

  • LSS GB preferred.

JOB FAMILY:

Project Management

DIVISION:

ANRD Nutrition Research & Development

LOCATION:

United States > Columbus : RP03 Floor-1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

United States > Abbott Park : AP06C Floor-5

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link

  • English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link

  • Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
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