Project & Program Manager
CZE - Central Bohemian - Prague (Five)
před 3 dny

Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities

The primary activities include but are not limited to :

Responsible for the project management initiatives to support our Company's global business strategies.

Collaborate closely with other organizational groups to partner with the relevant business areas to effectively coordinate execution of strategic projects.

Lead planning and reporting activities for these strategic activities and become the trusted adviser of the business Global Process Owners and Business Service Center leadership.

Ensure our Company technology standards compliance and pursue integration and leveraging of platform opportunities.

Facilitate monthly portfolio review meetings to ensure open communication between program teams, sponsors, Financial and IT Leadership is achieved.

Conduct monthly financial reviews with GDN, GPO and Digital Leaders.

Ensure project portfolio investment requests align to strategic road maps and business priorities.

Review project execution readiness to ensure compliance with governance models are in place to support decision making and issue escalation.

Review financial forecasts monthly to ensure program and project spend is in line with allocations.

Proactively review programs for threats and opportunities.

Summarize project statuses for monthly GBS Program Management status meetings.

Education :

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, bioscience, finance, or related field and 5+ years managing Improvement or implementation projects.

Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

Experience and Skills Required :

Strong proficiency in Project Management leading global programs, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience leading CI and IT projects from inception to close-out.

Strong Change Management, Communication (written, oral, presentation), negotiation, influencing and relationship building skills.

Competent in the use of project management and analytical software tools. Knowledge of MS Project Server and SharePoint project portfolio management processes and reporting tools.

Strong understanding of Lean Methodology, Tools, Techniques and Accelerators.

Ability to make a positive contribution as demonstrated by learning new skills and making suggestions for process / procedure improvement.

Demonstrated ability to analyze, define, and solve business problems as well as developing business cases and advising business owners on managing risks.

Ability to work toward enterprise goals, using influence rather than control, and fostering a work environment based on trust, sharing, and collaboration.

Preferred Experience and Skills :

Experience working in regulated environments (GxP, FDA, SoX).

Experience leading ERP implementations.

Knowledge of Robotic Process Automation a plus.

Working experience in complex environments, general knowledge of finance and cost accounting.

Awareness of relevant industry business, information, and technology trends.

Ability to manage globally through complexity and ambiguity along with competing priorities.

Ability to coach and mentor junior project managers.

Lean and / or Six Sigma Certification a plus

Agile Scrum Master Certification a plus

Who we are

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.

Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity.

You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time.

Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us and start making your impact today.

Current Employees apply

Current Contingent Workers apply

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.

All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.

No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place.

Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status : Regular

Relocation : No relocation

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