Sr. IT Project Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Washington DC)

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Job Description

This position has responsibility in leading global IT projects as assigned by the Corporate Infrastructure & Security (CIS) PMO leader. They will work closely with internal IT & functional business groups to deliver initiative efficiency and effectiveness in support of infrastructure, employee experience, and cybersecurity.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Successfully lead complex projects to ensure business goals and objectives are delivered
  • Deliver the assigned projects to successful conclusion (on time, on budget, and scope delivered)
  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of programs
  • Follow defined project management framework and processes to implement projects ensuring compliance with all deliverables and stage gate reviews
  • Assist or lead the development of business requirements, solution design & delivery, testing and training
  • Lead the detailed planning and management of projects through to completion
  • Escalate, explain, and offer proactive solutions when risks/issues to projects are causing failure or inability to complete on time or budget.
  • Continuously improve processes, tasks, and milestones using feedback and lessons learned as input into existing or future project plans
  • Maintain the appropriate metrics related to project activities and submit in accordance with required procedures
  • Coach, mentor, and motivate project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Conduct project closeouts and build a recommendations' report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Maintain current knowledge and expertise in project management methodologies as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas
  • Present regularly to leadership on success of projects and program initiatives
  • Work with other Thermo Fisher team members to support project management standards, subject areas and difficulty
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems, or equivalent work experience acceptable
  • 8+ years of related experience managing global IT projects
  • PMP/CAPM certification or equivalent experience desired
  • Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, or Risk Management experience highly preferred
  • Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
  • Ability to understand the final result and to translate that result into practical steps
  • Solid track record of leading a matrixed team of professionals to complete projects on time
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent documentation skills are a must
  • Able to assume and complete tasks independently
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to a broad audience
  • Highly developed knowledge in crafting and maintaining management level and detailed
  • Develop project plans using Microsoft products
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Strong problem-solving skills required, including a detailed understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter authorities
  • Up to 20% travel
More Information on Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 2022. It has 61393 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 494 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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