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Strategy Realization Project Manager
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
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You will work to take a defined strategy, and turn these concepts into actionable, impactful, and measurable initiatives. You will work with a variety of teams, within Commercial Americas as well as in other areas of Life Science, and build cross-functional teams that will enact and execute the strategy. These initiatives which the overall team will be managing relate to driving market segment strategies, driving digital to create additional customer value, expanding our omni-channel approach, and empowering the people in the Commercial Americas organisation.
You will work to establish a formal PMO in Commercial Americas from scratch, by establishing a project management review process with leadership, and implementing traditional project management rigour. Your role will be critical in establishing a culture not just for managing strategic initiatives, but also all projects within the Commercial Americas team.
You will also work to establish formal communications on the overall commercial strategy, to both sales teams, as well as at an executive level.
This position is flexible on location.
Who You Are:
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business or technology related field of study. Master’s degree or higher a plus.
- 5+ years’ experience in a project manager role, or in managing strategic initiatives.
- In depth knowledge of the Life Science industry, with a firm understanding of the market, competition, and customer trends.
- Experience in projects and in leading large teams of 10+ individuals in a matrix environment. Experience in the definition of business processes and scenarios, value streams, identification of issues, and identifying necessary resource needs to senior leadership.
- Preferred to have in depth working knowledge of standard and agile project management methodologies: PMP (or equivalent) Kanban, Agile, SaFE, Scrum, XP
- Demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence project teams and leadership.
- Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and collaboration skills that will enable you to earn trust at all levels.
- Up to 15% travel as needed.
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