Abbott Sr. Program Manager Big Data & Advanced Analytics in Chicago, 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.


Sr. Business & IT Alignment Manager manages the team and related delivery activities that require interaction between business units and IT (including Plan/Build/RUN/BRM) to successfully deliver Abbott solutions and ensure value is achieved as anticipated from the outsourced relationships under management.. Partner with Business Relationship Managers and Provider on the identification of business requirements. Partners with Enterprise strategy on Domain direction. Is responsible for defining and the ultimate delivery of IT Solutions. Plays a key role in decision making, planning, and executing IT initiatives.

Anticipates the needs for the client area and deployed technologies.

Harmonizes, motivates and provides development opportunities for team members. Provides coaching and mentoring.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Anticipates and manages in queue Request (Work Intake) life-cycle, track status of Request, update Request Tracking Log and provide regular feedback on status to Request Initiator (BRM)

  • Primarily responsible for successful execution of projects working through providers. Responsible for the approval of all project related deliverables including EWO/PWOs through System Decommission.

  • Manages BSS capacity and review corresponding project demand for solutions and projects across respective domain(s). Ensures alignment with Enterprise service providers. Escalates if Provider is unable to meet demand.

  • Plans, executes and evaluates work to time, cost and quality targets. Assesses and evaluates risk. Communicates effectively, both formally and informally.

  • Demonstrates leadership. Facilitates collaboration between stakeholders who have diverse objectives. Understands the relevance of own area of responsibility/specialism to the employing organization.

  • Takes client requirements into account when evaluating proposals.

  • Manage communication and negotiation with supplier to obtain required solution design and sizing (hours effort). Reviews and approves infrastructure, software related project costs.

  • Takes account of relevant legislation, compliance requirements, industry regulations.

  • Emerging leader in industry advancements and direction of domains supported. Thinks strategically leveraging knowledge of domain needs across Abbott.

  • Ensure effective systems operations between the suppliers and Abbott Plan/Build organization

Education Level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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