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Abbott Informatics Project Manager in Milan, Italy

Reporting to M anager Manufacturing Process Engineering , We are looking for an Informatics Project Manager to join our Diagnostics team in Italy.

1. Primary Objective of Position

  • This position is responsible for managing projects from beginning to end, working closely to software engineers, product management and development, internal business partners, external vendors and other departments.

  • Projects may include software development, process improvement of varying complexity, and operating in an Agile framework.

  • Key performance indicators for this role include on time project delivery to quality, customer satisfaction and cost.

  • The role requires the ability to work in an environment that is fast paced and to work autonomously and manage to aggressive delivery schedules.

  • The projects led by this individual produce high impact results to drive the organization to achieve its global business objectives.

2. Major Accountabilities

  • Develops and executes project plans, managing time, budget, resources, and/or IT projects

  • Ensures delivery per project schedule and budget. Analyzes project risk, and defines mitigation actions of identified risks.

  • Creates, manages, and updates project deliverables including technical and/or general project documentation.

  • Manages relationships with multidisciplinary functional areas and external vendors.

  • Presents project information and data to management and extended teams.

  • May require travel based on project needs

  • Delivery of complex software products on time and on budget.

  • Leads development efforts using Agile development frameworks such as Scrum or Kanban.

  • Compliance with internal policies and procedures, both US and Foreign regulatory standards and requirements.

  • Proactively improves processes and fosters transparent communication amongst team.

  • Works as part of cross-functional team that includes Global Marketing, Research & Development, Information Technology, Quality, Operations, Regulatory and Business Development.

3. Education

  • BA/BS Degree in Business, Science, Engineering or related field.

  • 7+ years of work experience relevant to the primary job function and responsibilities.

  • Experience in software development projects in a regulated industry (e.g. healthcare, telecommunications, defense).

  • Experience in managing software projects with external agencies and vendors preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in Agile methodologies (Scrum or Kanban).

  • Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting Medical device/In Vitro Diagnostic products preferred.

  • Knowledge of regulations and industry practices around health care privacy and security preferred.

  • Computer proficiency with MS Office Suite: Excel, SharePoint, Visio, Project and Power Point.

  • Working knowledge of Atlassian tool set (JIRA, Confluence) preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to speak and write both in Italian and English fluently is required

4. Geography : the position will be based in Milan

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com