At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.
Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:
Responsible for managing medium to large-scale projects from beginning to end, with accountability for project execution.
Demonstrate stewardship and provide project leadership to meet Division strategies and business objectives (CJR)
Deliver project excellence by incorporating best practices in project management to meet and or exceed customer needs (CJR)
Identify process issues and recommend improvements to team members and management
Act as point of contact for project reporting & updates (CJR)
Provide support as required to Program or Portfolio Management (CJR)
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
Collaborate with Team in establishing ground rules and chartering team
Ensure project scope is clearly defined; develop and manage project plan to meet deliverables
Facilitate completion of project documentation and recommend readiness management review
Participate in project assessments and communicate lessons learned
Responsible for execution of scope change management and project close-out processes
Facilitate R&D resource estimates and track overall project budget and metrics
Facilitate project team members through the project management process; ensure team is working within project scope and addressing questions for next project review
Create and deliver project review presentations
Document project plan in Project Management (PM) software and maintain project documentation
Manage cross-functional project timeline and follow-up with project team members to ensure timely completion of tasks
Proactively identify and manage project opportunities/ issues/ risks
Collaborate with representatives from appropriate functional areas across the Division to meet project objectives
Drive for results and timely decision-making
Resolve project team conflicts. May supervise an associate project manager
Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) is engaged in discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of diversified line of healthcare products. The Company operates in four segments: Pharmaceutical Products, Diagnostic Products, Nutritional Products and Vascular Products. Its Pharmaceutical Products include a line of adult and pediatric pharmaceuticals manufactured, marketed, and sold. Its Diagnostic Product...s include a line of diagnostic systems and tests manufactured, marketed, and sold to blood banks, hospitals, commercial laboratories, clinics, physicians' offices, alternate-care testing sites and plasma protein therapeutic companies. The Company’s Nutritional Products include a line of pediatric and adult nutritional products manufactured, marketed, and sold worldwide. Its Vascular Products include a line of coronary, endovascular, and vessel closure devices for the treatment of vascular disease manufactured, marketed and sold worldwide. For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2010, Abbott Laboratories' revenues increased 14% to $35.17B. Net income decreased 19% to $4.63B. Revenues reflects higher sales from Nutritional Products, higher from Diagnostics products and an increase in sales from Vascular products. Net income was offset by an increase in research & development expenses and higher selling, general and administration expenses, increase in interest expense.