Project Manager, GBS Global Operations

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Strong proficiency in Project Management leading global programs, with a minimum of 5 years experience leading IT and CI projects (>$1MM) from inception to close-out.
  • Strong Change Management, Communication (written, oral, presentation), negotiation, influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Competent in the use of project management and analytical software tools. Knowledge of MS Project Server and SharePoint project portfolio management processes and reporting tools.
  • Strong understanding of Lean Methodology, Tools, Techniques and Accelerators.
  • Ability to make a positive contribution as demonstrated by learning new skills and making suggestions for process/procedure improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, define, and solve business problems as well as developing business cases and advising business owners on managing risks.
  • Ability to work toward enterprise goals, using influence rather than control, and fostering a work environment based on trust, sharing, and collaboration.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Experience working in regulated environments (GxP, FDA, SoX).
  • Experience leading ERP implementations.
  • Knowledge of Robotic Process Automation a plus.
  • Working experience in complex environments, general knowledge of finance and cost accounting.
  • Awareness of relevant industry business, information, and technology trends.
  • Ability to manage globally through complexity and ambiguity along with competing priorities.
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior project managers.
  • PMP Certification
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Agile Scrum Master Certification a plus
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we re inventing for life.
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck. com.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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