Abbott IT Program Manager in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

Primary Job Function:

Develop, execute and manage IT projects within the defined scope.

Expedite, manage and coordinated a multitude of interrelated IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

Initiate and Plan IT Projects: Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables.

Project Control: Assess the degree to which changes to scope; issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget

Executing and Closing Projects: Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.

Project Communication: Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department and Division management.

Resource and Team Management: Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. Supervises and motivates cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, and validation analysts.

Quality Management: Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

Position Accountability / Scope:

Complexity of the project: Manages Projects at the department or division level.

Decisions: Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments. Influences or has final decision authority for project level, budget and activities.

Direct Budgetary Responsibility and Cost of Engaged Resources (Does not imply signature responsibility): 0-$2MM

Business Impact and Risk: $0- $5MM in business financial impact. Important to business run. Division affected.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline: At least 6 yrs. experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing projects

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

At least 6 yrs. experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing projects. Total Combined Experience: 7-10 years.

JOB FAMILY:

IT Services & Solutions Delivery

DIVISION:

GIS Global Information Services

LOCATION:

United States > Waukegan : J46 Floor-2

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 15 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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