Senior IT Project Manager

Date: 11.6.2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: PRO019883

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases, consumer products and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics.
We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions for tomorrow.


We are looking for an experienced Program/Project Manager who will take on the management of MSD key projects. Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.


Program/Project manager cooperates on product delivery with digital teams to ensure product value delivery and customer satisfaction by:


  • Establishing project governance - definition of project scope and objectives, roles and responsibilities on the project, involving all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered within defined constrains to support Agile product delivery and support and facilitate quarterly budget reviews
  • Setting up and executing projects according to MSD methodology
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Managing regularly resource availability and allocation
  • Cooperating with product owner on set up of project plan specially to ensure all external dependencies are identified and managed
  • Managing changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Reporting regularly to function leadership and Portfolio management as needed
  • Ensuring successful management of the relationship with the internal IT and business client and all stakeholders
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Qualifications

What we need:

  • Very good educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science, engineering or finance
  • Proven working experience in project management in the information technology sector at least 3 years
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Agile delivery / Agile PMO experience
  • Be able to apply state of art methodologies e.g. Lean Change Management, Scrum, Kanban, Less, Design Thinking 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • PMP or Scrum certification is a plus


However, we will be happy if you know or heard of one of these:


  • Scrum, Kanban, LESS
  • Change management, Lean Change, Design Thinking

What you will learn:

  • Working with highly motivated teams in software development
  • Exploring new ways of working and help in shaping future of software development in MSD.
  • Being part of the platform delivery teams, cooperating across functions with teams across the time-zones
  • Sharing experience with team of 80+ PMs within Prague Hub and additional colleagues in other hubs

Our benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Position in a leading global healthcare company
  • Challenging career with opportunity to run large scale global initiatives
  • Professional growth based on performance
  • Innovative and flexible working environment
  • Wide range of benefits


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Your role at MSD 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 MSD, we’re inventing for life.


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