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Senior Project Manager (CTO)

Andover, MA, USA | Philips Global

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Job Description

As Senior Project Manager (CTO), you are a part of:

This position reports directly to the Director of MA Program Management Office.

The position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities.It is responsible for the project specific management of the project team.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

Project Manager Specific Responsibilities:

Manage multidisciplinary projects that are both regional and global in scope

Provide leadership & motivation, across the project life cycle,  to a cross-functional team that includes representatives from functions impacted by the project

Develop & execute project plans that specify goals, strategy, staffing, schedule & RACI, identifying assumptions, dependencies, risks & mitigation plans. Maintain project documentation.

Manage all projects using Philips PEPF/PMI-based project management tools, techniques and templates, through all project phases (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & control, closure).

Direct and coordinate activities to ensure project delivers business & customer value, for agreed scope, on schedule, within budget, and at a defined quality level.

Manage issues, decisions & risks, including escalation to sponsors as needed.

Provide periodic reviews with management & key stakeholders to assure proper direction of the assigned projects

Keep abreast of developments in project management tools and processes (both internal and external) & BU/BG strategies & roadmap.

Ensure compliance to corporate policies/rules/procedures.

Senior Project Manager Profile & Qualifications:

Technical Bachelor’s degree & Masters in Business Administration preferred

Minimum of 7 years of related experience

Experience in regulated industries (medical devices preferred)

Experience with Philips project management practices (and for initial assignment, software product development) preferred

PMP certification or Philips Expert certification & on the path for PMP certification

Strong Project Management skills & a solid understanding of Project Management methodologies, tools, and techniques

Experience with deployment of new SW versioning schemas preferred (for initial project)

Senior Project Manager Abilities:

Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

Flexible thinking with ability to adapt & prioritize tasks under changing conditions

Ability to travel as required (Up to 25%)

Demonstrated ability to coordinate, plan & lead across multiple BUs & sites & functions in effective & efficient manner, requiring strong organizational, motivational, & interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to build & foster strong working relationships on project team and with management, especially in a matrix managed organization and without direct resource control

Demonstrated ability to plan & conduct effective meetings.

Personal ability, and ability to lead a team through advanced problem solving & analysis with strong attention to detail, coupled with the ability to define & focus the team and activities on critical success factors.

Demonstrated commitment to meeting deadlines and expectations while ensuring overall quality of delivery

Excellent communications skills: Ability to convey relevant information in a clear & concise manner, tuned to the intended audience, both verbally & in writing. Confidence in preparing & presenting presentations in large or small groups.

Senior Project Manager Planning & decision-making:

Works under only general supervision, in terms of broadly stated objectives and deliverables

Operates with a significant amount of latitude and freedom to act. Supervisory review on new projects, and major changes/risks that have impact to committed benefit (cost, quality, and schedule) & escalation thereof.

Senior Project Manager Critical linkages

BU Project Managers and/or PMO

Chief Technology Office staff & extended staff

Functional leaders/stakeholders in impacted organizations

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