Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Our location in Lake County, Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Senior Manager, Portfolio Services.
The Project and Portfolio Services Group partners with HR Practice Centers, Business HR, and users of HR systems and processes to implement new projects, or changes to existing processes and systems. This Senior Manager will be responsible for working with all necessary parties including project teams and users to ensure successful execution and implementation of HR projects globally.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Develop a strategy and tools to understand requirements and set priorities. Work with the project teams, to make sure the programs meet requirements and critical success factors for each project.
Manage/direct the activities and people associated with small to large scale projects with a focus on any or several non-IT business applications and disciplines.
Manage/direct all facets of single or multiple, multidimensional, mission-critical projects through the Full Project Life Cycle.
Work with project teams on an ongoing basis to ensure successful delivery of core requirements and drive adoption through stakeholder management and project team influence.
Collaborate/work with project sponsors, business units and users to identify project scope and focus, develop or monitor project initiatives, implement project requirements/plans/processes/tools, assign/guide/monitor project staff, and assure project success.
Responsible for change management and user experience including training, communications, stakeholder management, and technology.
Responsible driving and validating adoption.
Develop cross-functional relationships with critical business partners.
Establish road map recommendations.
Accountability / Scope / Budget:
Senior Manager will report to the Director, HR Excellence and work with project teams to ensure the successful delivery and adoption of HR Projects globally.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Prefer degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, or similar discipline
Minimum 7 years of Project Management experience
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Ideal candidate must be an interpolative thinker with strong problem solving skills
Proven ability to strategically plan and deliver project or product outcomes
Capable of integrating various initiatives to define one user experience for entire program
Proven ability to lead using relationship building, negotiation, and partnering skills
Strong analytic ability including ability to identify, collect, and analyze data sets to develop recommendations and requirements
Strong written and oral communication skills
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.