Abbott IT Program Manager in Waukegan, 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.
This position will serve in a lead capacity for the Source to Pay technology domain and partner with
business and IT providers in the identification of business requirements and planning of major
enhancements and projects. The role will partner with enterprise strategy on domain direction and
will play a lead role in defining, planning, and working with internal partners and suppliers to deliver IT
This position is responsible to lead divisional and enterprise level IT applications projects as part of the Business Solutions & Services Plan/Build organization. The role will plan and execute projects for applications in the Source to Pay domain of business processes, including: Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, Direct & Indirect e-Procurement, Supplier Management, Invoicing, Accounts Payable and Spend Analytics. This role ensures the system portfolio enhances the organizational strategy through successful, consistent
and predictable delivery of programs, projects and applications.
Prior experience with SAP, SRM, Concur, and Apttus is a plus. Potential upcoming key initiatives could include Robotics / Intelligent Automation, Blockchain, and Lease Accounting.
. Core Job Responsibilities:
Works with Strategic Business and Executive IT management to establish project goals and business case.
Helps set strategic IT direction. Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect
projects working with division or senior/executive management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution.
Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget. Lead
project managers and teams in developing and executing a program plan ensuring that authorized resources
are obtained to make certain that 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. Make recommendations based on current project status to resolve
issues. Coordinate resources to ensure program and business needs are addressed through proactive
priority management with business leaders. Manages, motivates and mentor cross-functional and enterprise
project teams. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Manages Programs/project at the division or enterprise level. Make strategic decisions that impact Division or
Position Accountability / Scope:
Direct project budgetary: $0M - $10MM or greater. Mission
critical/strategic to business. Division, Multi-divisions, or Enterprise affected.
Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline: At least 12 yrs. experience in project
management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 9 years
Minimum Experience / Training Required:
Total Combined Experience: 12+ years
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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