Abbott IT Project Manager in Abbott Park, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Initiate, Plans and Manages IT Projects: Works with business and IT management to establish project goals, objectives, plans and deliverables. Individual contributor with comprehensive knowledge in the specific area. Ability to execute highly complex or specialized projects. Adapts precedent and may make significant departures from traditional approaches to develop solutions. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of projects. Project can be internal or external (client).

Responsibilities:

  • Project Control: Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, 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 and Department manager

  • 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.

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

Additional Requirements:

  • Background in Quality System Delivery and corresponding SLC preferred.

  • In-depth knowledge of Complaint Handling business processes.

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline

  • At least 4yrs of experience in project management, business systems analysis, or software development.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com