Abbott Senior Program Manager in Lake Forest, 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.

Primary Job Function

The Project Manager leads multiple cross geography and/or cross-functional projects or programs across the commercial organization in the areas of new commercial strategies (including product launches), business effectiveness improvement and change management initiatives. Supports the execution of large commercial initiatives from the identification and development of overall strategic plans and objectives to executable and integrated program plans and processes. Develops processes and tools to enable execution and provides the necessary training and deployment to ensure program success. Responsible for assuring program and project execution/integration across applicable value/work streams. Engages Executive, Divisional, Area, and Regional Leadership to establish planning and decision making for strategic initiatives to assure a collaborative and consistent approach across the organization. This person must be able to manage and influence functionally diverse core teams consisting of up to 15 members and extended teams of 75+ across multiple geographies.

Position Accountability / Scope

The Project Manager leads multiple cross geography and/or cross-functional projects or programs across the commercial organization in the areas of new commercial strategies (including product launches), business effectiveness improvement and change management initiatives. Supports the execution of large commercial initiatives from the identification and development of overall strategic plans and objectives to executable and integrated program plans and processes. Develops processes and tools to enable execution and provides the necessary training and deployment to ensure program success. Responsible for assuring program and project execution/integration across applicable value/work streams. Engages Executive, Divisional, Area, and Regional Leadership to establish planning and decision making for strategic initiatives to assure a collaborative and consistent approach across the organization. This person must be able to manage and influence functionally diverse core teams consisting of up to 15 members and extended teams of 75+ across multiple geographies.

Minimum Education

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Experience / Training Required

Candidates should have 15+ years of business experience 7 + years of experience in project management and delivery of high impact improvement projects or programs. Business, technical, manufacturing, quality or supply chain experience in a healthcare/medical company preferred. 2+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams

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