Sr. Project Manager

Posted 25 Mar 2019

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 187094

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A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. 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. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

 


JOB DESCRIPTION

Your role:

Position Summary

Manages assigned projects and ensures successful on-time, on-budget delivery of these projects. Responsibilities include determining project scope, timelines, tracking projects progress and measuring outcomes. Focus on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders etc. Collaborates with internal functions and vendors to ensure proper alignment to project strategy, budget and objectives. SAP ERP project experience is preferred

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead planning and/or implementation of projects.
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or related areas.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
  • Document management

 

Position Requirements

Project Management Skills

  • Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools:
    • Initiate
    • Prepare: definition/scope/requirements
    • Execute & Control: scope, workplans, resources, deliverables, Q/A, transition planning, etc.
    • Close: completion and assessment
  • Strong and tested project management skills, including sponsor and risk management.
  • Knowledge of organization’s process and tools
  • Document Management in project management system.

 

Critical Thinking & Problem – Solving

  • Recognizes problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent. Evaluates alternatives and finds solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach.

 

Collaboration

  • Pro-actively engages present and future stakeholders in design, priority setting, and implementation.
  • Builds coalitions among the various stakeholders; negotiates authority to move the project forward.
  • Creates a sense of belonging and ownership among team members; assembles a team with the right mix of skills; coaches and motivates team members; delegates responsibility; promotes mutual support and interaction.
  • Consults and provides advice, facilitates discussion and resolves conflict; establishes trust; builds and uses cross functional relationships to accomplish work objectives.

Communication Effectiveness

  • Conveys goals and objectives clearly and in a compelling manner; listens effectively and clarifies information as needed; interprets verbal and non-verbal messages that others communicate; produces clear status reports; communicates tactfully and candidly.
  • Ensures that project status, issues and successes are communicated to project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee and all levels of management and documented appropriately.
  • Motivates project team members to action. Identifies common themes, makes inferences and draws conclusions.
  • Ensures open communication on the project team. Addresses delicate situations and handles conflicts in such a way as to maximize opportunity and minimize exposure to risk.
  • Exerts strong influencing skills to impact choices on immediate and long-term directions.
  • Undertakes continual adjustments with stakeholders in a persuasive manner, to keep the project on course, by use of positive win/win negotiation.

Drive for result

  • Understands how and when to make a choice; how and when to escalate issues to higher levels. Analyzes the risks and future impact of decisions.
  • Makes decisions and takes timely independent action in
  • pursuit of priorities.

SAP ERP project experience

  • Lead or participated in the SAP ERP projects are highly preferred.
  • Have experiences working with SAP ERP system is highly preferred.

Who you are:

  • Lead planning and/or implementation of projects.
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or related areas.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
  • Document management

Functional Area: Commercial


 

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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