Abbott Project Manager IT - Service 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.

Position Summary

Develop, execute and manage IT projects within the defined scope

Main Responsibilities

Initiate and Plan IT Projects: Works with business and IT management to establish project goals, objectives and deliverables.

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.


Complexity of the project.

At the department level or provides assistance to Program or Project managers on phases of a larger project.

Decisions: Make decisions that impact project level activities.

Influence project level budget.

Direct Budgetary Responsibility and Cost of Engaged Resources (Does not imply signature responsibility): 0-$1MM Business Impact and Risk: $0- $3MM in business financial impact, Business can run without.

Business unit affected.


Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience: At least 3 years’ experience in project management, business systems analysis, or software development At least 3 years’ 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