MilliporeSigma, a leader in providing Life Sciences, is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead product development teams in Research Solutions (RS). We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and talented individual to play a leadership role in a dynamic team and customer-oriented environment. The position is based in Massachusetts. This position will interface with cross-functional teams representing Product Management, R&D, Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, Legal, and Contract Manufacturing. You will lead product development teams to drive Research Solutions business strategy.
Managing multiple cross-functional, virtual project teams across multiple sites and geographies, with demonstrated leadership, coaching, and team management skills.
Actively managing project plans and risks to execute on project objectives; coaching and managing team progress to maintain high productivity and contributions to business objectives; identifying key program risks; leading teams through risk planning and mitigation processes; adopting new risk analysis methods to support program complexity as needed.
Identifying key stakeholders and actively building a network to support project objectives.
Establishing effective and efficient communication (written and verbal) between project team members and stakeholders; elevating issues in a timely manner; proactively building and using network for project support.
Understanding inter-related financials for multiple programs across sites and geographies; managing negotiations with external parties.
Supporting new product commercialization and business process projects; ability to break down a complex process for execution, or develop a process where one does not exist.
Managing, tracking and reporting on projects in a timely fashion; actively driving PMO best practices and process improvements.
Who You Are:
BS degree plus 8+ years’ experience
MS degree plus 2+ years’ experience in life sciences, chemistry, engineering, biotech or a related field preferred
PMP certification is preferred, or you are qualified and willing to acquire PMP certification.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, energetic, and results-oriented individual with a talent for team management.
You must be experienced and effective in working across boundaries and functions.
As an individual contributor, you must have experience influencing both internal and external stakeholders.
The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and experience in project management.
Internal Number: 171505
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