Abbott Global IT Program Manager (m/f) in Wiesbaden, Germany

JOB DESCRIPTION:

BTS / CDI is looking for a Global IT Program Manager (m/f), based in Wiesbaden.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables

  • Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with division and cross divisional management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution

  • Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget

  • 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

  • Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Division, Cross Division and Executive management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues.

  • Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities.

  • Supervises, motivates and mentor cross-functional /cross divisional project team of project managers, business analysts, developers, and validation analysts.

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

  • Manages Projects at the division or cross-division level

  • Make strategic decisions that impact departments or Divisions/sites. Final decision authority for project level budget and activities

Education and Experience required:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline

  • 9+ yrs experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 6 years experience managing projects

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work on multiple projects in parallel ranging from 3 months to 3 years in duration, globally spread project teams and project budgets

  • At least 5 years practical experience of working with IT systems implementation

  • Must be able to communicate effectively to senior executives, both internally and externally.

  • Excellent and Strong CRM background (Salesforce.com, MS-Dynamics, ...)

  • Life Sciences, Medical Devices and Digitial Health experience will be be an advantage

  • Strong Vendormanagement skills

  • Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional Certification or related certifications is strongly preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to communicate complex technical analysis to technical and non-technical audience.

Specialised Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with validation and SDLC methodology

  • Proficient in MS Office tools

  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Project

JOB FAMILY:

IT Services & Solutions Delivery

DIVISION:

GIS Global Information Services

LOCATION:

Germany > Wiesbaden-Delkenheim : G02

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 20 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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