IT Project Manager

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.


Abbott is looking for an IT Project Manager to join the Corporate Back Office group within the Business Solutions & Services Plan/Build organization. The primary responsibility of this position is to work directly with our Global Procurement business unit clients to develop, execute and manage IT projects within the defined scope, expedite, manage and coordinate a multitude of interrelated IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects. The IT Project Manager will lead collaboration with Business Partners and Information Technology Leadership to strategize on the corporate back office domain direction and ensure business value is achieved.

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables
  • Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution
  • Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget
  • Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.
  • Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department and Division management
  • Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities
  • Supervises and motivates cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, and validation analysts
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
  • Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments. Influences or has final decision authority for project level, budget and activities

Position Accountability / Scope:
  • Accountable for managing projects at the department or division level and for making decisions that impact projects or departments.
  • Responsible for influencing and having final decision authority for project level, budget and activities. The quality and timeliness of above activities impacts business processes where system portfolio costs are typically 2 to 5 million dollars.

Experience and Education, You'll bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • At least 6 years' experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years' experience managing projects.


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

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