The Career Potential
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.
Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.
As the company matures, we are seeking a Portfolio Manager. The Portfolio Manager of the Global Information Services (GIS) team will provide visibility, management and processes which enable the strategic risk/return balance and delivery of a robust GIS Portfolio consisting of short, medium and long-term profitable projects. This individual will be a Strategic Partner for the GIS Leadership Team to ensure strategic direction is set, customer and business needs are understood and jointly agreed priorities are reflected in the GIS project portfolio. This individual will drive the GIS project review and prioritization processes to balance annual and lifetime funding requirements and resources to drive Revenue and EBITDA growth. The Portfolio Manager will support all GIS portfolio reviews; driving process standardization, implementation of processes and ongoing support & maintenance; project updates and reporting; collaborate with finance to ensure project spending processes and visibility, lead the development of the business cases and assist in regular planning cycles. Will drive project management of initiatives and support the overall governance process for project requests and prioritization including support and training of our Project Management tools. The Portfolio Manager will also be responsible for regularly managing select GIS projects as the project manager. This person will be the primary liaison between the individual GIS domains and the GIS portfolio management office to foster optimized portfolio decision-making aligned with Ortho's Corporate Strategy. This position will be located in Raritan, NJ.
Lead modifications, planning, implementation, communication and continuous improvement of twice monthly GIS portfolio prioritization process aligned with Ortho's strategic priorities.
Support project managers in executing the optimized portfolio strategy of GIS projects to optimize resources and budget and reach targets.
Identify and develop new, creative ways to view the end-to-end portfolio that will demonstrate Ortho's value. Utilize internal and external (industry-proven) portfolio management resources to improve Ortho's Portfolio Review Process.
Support Senior Leaders using customer, marketing and R&D analytics to enable optimized decision-making. Provide post-launch analytics comparing performance to business case estimates and utilize information to improve projects during regular portfolio reviews.
Lead weekly PMO meetings on key GIS projects to track timeline, project plans, costs and projected savings for GIS.
Develop project plans, resource plans, financial plans, etc. and ensure linkage to overall global portfolio to ensure delivery of the individual projects on-time, scope, quality, and budget.
Deliver regular training on core project management and best practices for leveraging GIS tools and processes to the global GIS organizations.
Develop project Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics and ensure clear goals setting, dashboard reporting & management and monthly communication of KPIs and metrics.
Travel to other Ortho sites to promote collaboration and foster relationships to better decision-making in the portfolio review process. Collaborate with all stakeholders to derive and communicate actionable insights and influence management actions (globally and regionally).
Establish reliable PM processes and meeting cadence for the Governance
Assist in special projects, business field reporting and communication to senior leadership.
Identify, improve on tools for better resource planning, portfolio analysis and project management.
Implement and maintain standard project management methodologies & tools.
Perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance.
Requires 6 or more years of experience in Project Management, Strategic Planning, Finance, Marketing and/or Business Development. Focus on Strategic Planning, Decision Analysis or Management Consulting preferred.
Proven leadership and influencing skills, and ability to work in a highly matrixed organization.
Advanced Microsoft Excel, forecasting, budgeting and decision analysis skills required.
Strong experience in Microsoft Project (or similar tools) for project planning and execution. Knowledge of Workfront a plus.
Strong analytical capabilities, including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, insight generation and critical thinking skills.
Working Knowledge of Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification preferred, to foster streamlined processes and rapid decision-making.
Experience developing, implementing and leading business processes.
In-depth knowledge of enterprise project and resource management planning & tracking systems and information management systems.
Must have significant experience solving business problems and developing and presenting fact-based recommendations.
Ability to manage multiple assignments and changing priorities.
Ability to interface and build credibility at all levels of the company.
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Self-initiator, results driven and action & detail oriented.
PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or hands-on project experience is highly preferred.
10-15% Domestic and International travel required.
For this position we will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at email@example.com
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