Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with various business groups to establish a sound business case for each of the projects. Participate in the definition of the requirements and creation of the solutions.
  • Define project scope and deliverables working across Thermo Fisher business and IT organizations, including project definition, estimation, resource estimation, budget management, and scheduling.
  • Lead enterprise application and infrastructure cross-divisional global programs through their entire lifecycle
  • Estimate resource requirements, project activities, and dependencies
  • Create detailed project plans using industry standard methodologies
  • Coordinate activities and manage dependencies across various functional teams to support a highly collaborative work environment.
  • Manage prioritization decisions and change requests throughout the life of the project
  • Communicate key risks and issues to management and sponsors at all levels of the organization, and complete risk planning activities to mitigate and/or eliminate them.
  • Establish alliances with other departments and organizations
  • Manage day-to-day project activities and related meetings
  • Capture and report project status and ensure the project management information systems are maintained with accurate and current information
  • Deliver assigned projects on time, on scope, and on budget
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile certifications desired
  • 10+ years of IT experience of which 7+ years of Project/Program Management in a global enterprise professional environment, with minimum of 3 full life cycle enterprise implementations.
  • Experience managing local and remote team members (20+) on programs of at least twelve months duration
  • Experience in a regulated GMP environment with both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Experience with project execution involving mergers and acquisitions highly desired
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, Visio. Knowledge of SAP, Oracle, Office365, Salesforce.com highly desired
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of IT technologies and practices
  • Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad audience
  • Strong tactical and strategic thinking, and problem solving skills. Able to achieve big picture objectives while paying attention to details.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with little direction or direct supervision
  • Experience managing projects across geographical regions
  • Ability to function in a team-oriented environment and influence staff, colleagues, and superiors.
  • Ability to lead and motivate diverse project teams and juggle multiple tasks.
  • 20% travel
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of IT project management experience in a global professional environment
  • Experience leading projects in a regulated GMP environment
  • Ability to work independently with little direction or direct supervision
  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies. Proficient in MS Project or equivalent.
  • Experience managing local and remote team members (20+) on programs of at least twelve months duration
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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