Sr. Manager, Project Management

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 3 months ago

Job ID :
78741BR

Location :

US - California - Carlsbad

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Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Manager, Project Management

Requisition ID: 78741BR

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities

The Operations Sr. Project Manager (PM) manages and coordinates various high visibility and cross functional projects for Thermo Fisher Life Science Solutions Group (LSG) Global Operations. These projects may be contained to a single site location or may span multiple sites around the world. The PM will be responsible for managing multiple concurrent projects that will range from requirements through the development of the project charter, scope, deliverables, budget and management of all project related activities from initiation through project closure.

The PM is responsible for providing data and input necessary for proper project prioritization as well as managing the full project life cycle (initiation through project closure). The PM coordinates with the various LSG Operations and non-ops functions, where applicable, to establish project teams, communicate and collaborate with project sponsors, and provide structure and project discipline to the initiation, planning, execution and closure of assigned projects.

The PM is responsible for managing project scope, deliverables and communications to stakeholders which will include executive level reporting and presentations. The PM will work with the project and finance teams to establish project financials including capital and expense cost estimates and project benefit financials. The PM will work closely with functional managers to select and lead the project team members through the project life cycle to successful completion of assigned projects

Planning projects

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with sponsor and/or senior management

  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project

  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities

  • Review the project schedule (and other key project deliverables) with peers, senior management and all other staff impacted by the project activities. Manage change control throughout the project life cycle.

  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Running projects

  • Execute the project according to the project plan

  • Develop forms and records to document project activities

  • Establish a communication schedule (operating mechanisms) to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project

Controlling projects

  • Publish status reports on the project for management and sponsors

  • Identify and monitor project issues and risks; mitigate as appropriate

  • Monitor and report all budgeted project expenditures

  • Collaborate with finance partner to manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures

Closing projects

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are completed on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

  • Ensure that the project milestones are met

  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

  • Document lessons learned during all phases of the project and conduct post project lessons learned reviews

  • Hold project closure meeting

Other responsibilities

  • As part of the PMO team you will be required to assume other responsibilities from time to time. This may include process improvement activities, training, etc.

  • Coordinating and facilitating periodic operations project reviews

  • Coaching, guiding and mentoring Project Managers within LSG Operations

  • Other activities in support of LSG Ops PMO

  • Perform operational assessments in advance of projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of project, program and/or leadership management experience

  • Strong ability to organize and plan team activities toward specific goals and objectives.

  • Strong ability to effectively communicate to project teams, sponsors, and executives

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Travel 10-30%

Preferred Qualification / Key Skills for success:

  • Degree in project management, supply chain or business preferred

  • Formal project management training

  • Broad knowledge of Operations or in-depth knowledge of supply chain or manufacturing

The ideal PM should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, succinct and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.

  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

  • Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.

  • Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.

  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.

  • Assess problem situations to identify and address root causes; gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular missionenabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

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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