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Senior Staff Project Manager

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. Our ideal candidate will bring diversity of thought to our high performing teams, customers and partners. With revenues exceeding $30bn and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. This role is responsible for leading Programs/Projects across the Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Division (CMD). The Sr. Staff Project Manager will be responsible for leading cross-functional product development teams by assertively driving new product commercialization programs that deliver outstanding quality products.

Senior Project Manager, Austin, TX.

How will you make an impact?
You’ll use your Program/Project Management, Agile Mentoring, Communication and Technical expertise and experience to lead life-changing, complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish in a growth ecosystem. You’ll work with stakeholders to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company and the globe. You're equally comfortable explaining your team's progress and recommendations to Executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers.

What will you do?

  • Lead Programs or Projects from concept through product development and into release, engaging customers and stakeholders to obtain and incorporate feedback along the way
  • Understand Requirements and Design Specifications closely to become an effective partner to Product, Development and Testing teams, supporting Backlog development and grooming
  • Provide expertise in Project planning and timeline development & management; develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project optimizing the utilization of resources
  • Continually assess project risk and define/implement mitigation plans
  • Provide crisp visibility to globally-distributed stakeholders and upper management about successes, progress and any necessary modifications of plans
  • Use Metrics and data to objectively shine the light on inefficiencies and areas of improvement at the Team, Program and Organization levels.
  • (Optionally) Build, develop, and maintain crucial internal relationships with Design, Development, Distribution, Operations, and Procurement to ensure smooth go-to-market plan

How will you get here?

  • B.S. or M.S. in a scientific discipline
  • CSM (or any other Agile related) or PMP Certification
  • Experience and comfortability with communicating with IT Development Teams at all levels
  • Seasoned in bringing multi-disciplinary, multi-functional, complex Programs/Projects to market
  • Experienced with multiple Project Management tools and Methodologies

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proven track record with 10+ years of experience in project leadership, project management, program strategy, scope & resource definition, possibility/solution work stream generation, knowledge management, and its translation to applications
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with strong conflict resolution and problem solving experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills coupled with the ability to influence outcomes at any level of the organization
  • Ability to work in a globally distributed environment to coordinate numerous activities with a multi-disciplinary team who need frequent and open communication to achieve success
  • Experience in managing technical challenges and highly effective organization, negotiation, coordination, and presentation skills
  • Initiative and follow through: Independent decision maker in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement
  • Demonstrate Role Model Leader Characteristics: Embody the 4-I values, Delight customers, Communicate openly and honestly, Focus on growth and Champion employee development

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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