Sr. Project Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Job Description

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for handling all aspects of large projects and programs beginning with the initial Business request through Closure. The Sr. Project Manager will be encouraged to handle highly sophisticated projects that involve dependencies on multiple IT and Business Teams as well as personnel from multiple regional locations. The Sr. Project Manager is one of the key partners responsible for ensuring that projects are implemented in accordance with Thermo Fisher Scientific's PMF process.

The Sr. Project Manager is also responsible for leading, handling and completion of assigned projects and to this end will perform a variety of tasks including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, supervising resource loading and monitoring and summarizing progress of the projects including expenditures

The key duties and responsibilities of the Sr. Project Manager include:
  • Build project funding requests by working with team members to develop estimates to build staffing and financial models.
  • Creation of proposals and projects within the Thermo Fisher Scientific project management tool PPM or equivalent. Maintain data within PPM to ensure accurate reporting of project status to Management.
  • Creation and maintenance of a detailed project plan incorporating all aspects related to the planning, definition, development, testing and release of functionality.
  • Responsible for planning the project to accomplish strategic goals within a defined schedule, cost, material resources, personnel resources, and quality standards
  • Successfully communicate status of the project for management and all project champions including project plans, risk analysis and mitigation, status updates, and post-project reports.
  • Articulate and negotiate consensus on project goals with CCG and IT PMO leadership to insure a timely and within budget results
  • Work with management to provide project team direction and vision including focus and prioritization, motivating people to perform, listening, and recognizing strengths to best apply available resources
  • Project Tracking - ensure that all vital project results and phase gates are being met in accordance with the Thermo Fisher Scientific PMF process. This includes financial tracking and reporting.
  • Analyze and handle cross-project dependencies to minimize impact.
  • Ensure goals are met regarding customer happiness, safety, quality and team performance.

Implement and handle technical changes to ensure overall program or overall release goals are achieved.

Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related subject area, or equivalent work experience and technical training
  • 6+ years of project management skills, including defining, organizing, planning, and carrying out large/complex Information Technology (IT) projects from vision through implementation. Validated experience in program management, partner management, managing managers
  • Background in project estimating tools/techniques, Agile project management, CMMI and project management using multiple methodologies
  • 6 years of work experience in project management delivering business solutions using information technology
  • Strong interpersonal, people and presentation skills
  • Process oriented thinking and strong attention to detail

  • Plan and Organize
  • Communicate and Share Information
  • Be responsible for your Results
  • Act with a Long-Term Perspective

Desired certifications:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
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 495 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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