Abbott Laboratories - Head of Implementation Project Management

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn and Witten. Alere in Cologne and Jena is now Abbott.

Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) is currently looking for a

based in Wiesbaden, Germany for the Regions DACH/EAST/Italy/Iberia
Major responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Implementation & Integration projects across EMEA and maintaining the customer relationship for Automation and Informatics installations

  • Providing project management support to EMEA commercial / service organization

  • Ability to implement and install the laboratory automation system based on the Project Plan developed and agreed between project managers and customer

  • Thorough communication; coordination; prioritization and measurement of KPIs for all installation and implementation activities including effectiveness of customer project managers

  • Optimal resource planning; utilization and justification for successful implementations

  • Staffing, training and retention, project leadership and strategic direction of highly skilled Project Managers that are involved in customer-facing projects

Your profile:

  • BSc degree in Business, IT, Project Management, Life Sciences/ Healthcare or similar

  • Minimum of 5-10 years track record in the diagnostic industry with an emphasis on managing highly complex projects in the Diagnostics industry

  • Excellent product and industry knowledge

  • Certification/training and successful application of methods like PMP, Lean or Six Sigma (green or black belt)

  • Strong communication skills (Candidates must be fluent in local language and English, additional languages are advantageous)

  • Extensive experience as program / project manager

  • Good understanding of lab information systems used in hospitals, LIMS experience desired

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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