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Associate Transformation Manager
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.
The Transformation Manager will manage multiple initiatives from scoping through to implementation and roll out and work jointly with cross-functional partners inside and outside of the organization to establish operations that improve service experience and support. The project portfolio consists of transfer and transformation of New Lines of Business, HR, Finance and Procurement processes related to a regional branch of the Shared Service Center (SSC) organization, and other types of projects, such as Post Merger Integrations, and Business Development initiatives. He/she must be able to work in complex/international environments, and manage projects with medium to long-term scope typically embedded in the context of larger programs. Closely aligned with the Global Transformation Management & Business Development, local responsible, key stakeholders of the SSC organization and legal entities involved, he/she is accountable for delivering projects assigned.
Responsible for managing a portfolio of transformation, post-merger integration, business development and other projects
Defines and applies processes and procedures for successful execution of projects
Identifies key risks, prioritizes & agrees on mitigation/action plan
Periodically monitors the progress, quality and risks with respect to the overall project portfolio and reports status updates to upper management regularly through governance calls and presentations
Steers the overall planning of the project portfolio in close alignment with the Transformation & Business Development leadership team, PMO and other key stakeholders involved
Oversees and calibrates projects, identifies/solves potential resource shortages, coordinates adjustments and ensures that requirements for a successful project planning and execution are fulfilled
Applies tools and templates according to defined Project Methodology
Is responsible for the quality assurance of his/her project portfolio
Act as the lead person to conduct research to identify new businesses, and customer needs
Arrange, Facilitate and Lead business development meetings with prospective clients
Continue to build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
Who You Are:
3-8 years’ experience, including a minimum of 3 years of project leadership experience; or the equivalent in job-relevant work experience
Very beneficial: IT, HR, Global Procurement (P2P) or Finance Service Center Transformation experience
Excellent project management skills (e.g. PRINCE2, SCRUM). Consulting and Business Development experience is a plus.
Background in Project Management tools (e.g. Adobe Workfront)
Ability to set priorities and execute accordingly – make difficult decisions and act autonomously
Ability to work under high pressure, as well as in a demanding and dynamic environment
Result Flexibility and willingness for regular business trips (20-30%)
Amenable to work in a flexible schedule usually day or mid-shift
What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!
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