Sr. Staff Project Manager

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sacramento, CA 94278

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer!



**How will you make an impact**

The Sr. Staff Project Manager (PM) will provide end to end project, program, and portfolio management leadership (concept to completion) through the BioProduction Strategic Project and Portfolio Management Team, fully owning the mechanisms which ensure successful delivery. The PM will lead cross-functional projects, programs, and portfolios with diverse internal teams to meet business objectives and metrics. Partner with Executive Sponsors to drive the execution of key critical initiatives that span across BioProduction. The successful PM will set and supervise the overall schedule, communicate decision needs, control the budget, supervise and report the progress of phases, and

achievement of landmarks.

**What will you do**

+ Coordinate and implement raw material source of supply changes across the Single Use Division improving the Division’s supply assurance and enabling short and long term growth

+ Coordinate with team members to identify, document and resolve resource constraints

+ Work with key team members to identify and develop sourcing solutions that provide better value and better risk management for the business

+ Own end to end success of the project/program/portfolio, ensuring accountability, execution of timelines, and continuous change management

+ Ensure that all project/program/portfolios are delivered within scope and budget

+ Develop project/program/portfolio scopes and objectives, involving all relevant cross-functional stakeholders and ensure resource availability and allocation

+ Identify key issues and risks, recommend options which are supported by a clear fact set and analysis, facilitate and negotiate individual and team decisions.

+ Develop detailed project/program/portfolio plans to track progress and action logs

+ Lead project/program/portfolio execution to ensure standard Project Management best practices

+ Measure project/program/portfolio performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques

+ Build and maintain comprehensive project/program/portfolio documentation and prepare reports for executive leadership

**How will you get here**


+ Bachelors’ Degree in Science/Technical/Business/ Supply Chain field or equivalent experience


+ 8+ years of project/program management and team leadership experience with consistent track record in successfully leading projects/programs from start to finish

+ Experience leading large sophisticated projects/programs with minimal guidance spanning over 12+ months

+ Experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Category Management preferred

+ Experience managing project/program/portfolio budgets (CAPEX & OPEX) over $3M

+ Experience managing projects/program/portfolios that are scoped to return $5M + of benefit (NPV, Revenue Generation, Savings etc.) back to the business

+ Ability to talk to varied audiences including senior leadership, in a matrix environment across functional areas

+ Ability to manage multiple global project/program/portfolios (3+) and interface effectively with team members across departments, regions, and countries

+ Understanding of formal project management methodologies

+ PMP certification is a plus

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**

+ Ability to work with and present at all levels of the organization, including Sr. VP/GM’s

+ Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge

+ Effective oral, written communication and presentation skills

+ Process-oriented and structured working style, capable of balancing multiple project/program/portfolios simultaneously

+ Well organized with the ability to work under pressure

+ Can build strong professional relationships

+ Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills

+ PPI / Six-Sigma experience preferred

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one global team of 100,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

**Apply today!** ****

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