Project Manager- Diagnostics.



maidenhead sl6, uk
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Diagnostics Division. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

As the Project Manager you will be responsible for leading complex projects and driving improvements, standardization and effectiveness in processes, tools and trainings, using standard Project management methodology.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive improvements, standardization, efficiency and effectiveness in processes, tools and trainings using Abbott Project management tools

  • Lead complex projects, either standalone or automation, managing the project to hit major milestones

  • Drive account governance, best practice, and compliance

  • Provide leadership for project team (internally and customer facing)

  • Assist and drive major implementation requirements for Key Account customers

  • Develop project plans to meet the business needs in line with guidelines

  • Success in this role is measured by Country sales, margin and EP goals, agreed win rate and retention rate, Increased TOR for defined accounts and Increased efficiency and standardization of RFP, RFI and tender responses.

  • Carry out project tasks as defined by Management, managing resource plan, installation plan and Go live expectations

  • Conducts periodic forums, Project governance meetings internally with Abbott stakeholders, externally with Customer and third party suppliers

Required Qualifications/Experience.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing or equivalent Project Management qualifications / certifications e.g. Prince 2

  • Knowledge - Excellent product and industry knowledge

  • Skills - Strong communication skills and capable of utilizing strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and writing skills to successfully interact with subordinates, colleagues, and executive management, to influence and position solutions and project timelines across the board to achieve commercial objectives

  • Team Oriented - builds strong relationships at every level of the organization and is a strong motivator who knows how to influence and get others to consistently do their best work.

  • Focused - Overcomes barriers within own organization, peer organization and virtual organization.

  • The position requires the willingness to travel on a frequent basis, i.e. on average three days per week.

  • Related experience in the diagnostic industry with an emphasis on managing highly complex projects

  • Certification and successful application of Project Management methods (green or black belt, Prince 2).

  • Previous experience as program / project manager

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As you’d expect from a global healthcare company, we offer a fantastic range of benefits including competitive salaries, a superb defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance and a flexible benefits scheme.

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