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Sr. Mgr, Project

Req #: JR - 030756 Location Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 11/24/2020

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Sr. Mgr, Project

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Job Title:

Senior Project Manager

Job Profile:

Mgr II – Research and Development – Project Management-R&D

Group - Family:

Research and Development – Project Management-R&D

Date:

April, 2012

FLSA:

Exempt

Grade:

19

Summary:

This section focuses on the main purpose of the job in one to four sentences.

Sr. Project Managers provide business and technical leadership for major, high-complexity programs (e.g., Baxter Top Projects) within the Franchise, leading project teams through the identification, justification, prioritization, initiation, development and implementation processes.  Sr. Project managers will lead their teams in financial analysis including market research, cash flow, capital, and program positioning.  They will collaborate with marketing, legal and purchasing to develop and negotiate contracts.  This person will interact with and influence senior internal and external stakeholders. Sr. Project Managers will make launch date commitments to businesses and manage stakeholder expectations with regard to Baxter deliverables during the program.  This person will serve as a champion of product lifecycle management processes recognizing how project results impact the overall success of the organization. The Sr. Project Manager will develop core team and project management capabilities across the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities of this role that account for 5% or more of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned.

  • Accountable for core team performance, program schedule and execution, budget commitments and spend
  • Leads team in defining program strategies, developing goals, and orchestrating team appraisal process
  • Provides clear direction on product lifecycle management requirements to meet expectations of external customers and business stakeholders
  • Interacts through program updates and reviews with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders
  • Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and proactive management of risk response strategies
  • Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes
  • Maximizes business results through continuous improvement in organization's ability to execute programs from identification through implementation

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Business acumen
  • Role model of Vital Behaviors and Leadership Essentials
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory or Clinical Practices and Product Development Process requirements
  • Expertise in all aspects of program management
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and develop others
  • PMI or IPMA or equivalent certification desired

Education and/or Experience:

Include the education and experience that is necessary to perform the job satisfactorily.

MBA/MS or Bachelor’s degree required. 10 years of product life cycle experience including 7+ years project management experience with demonstrated success leading multi-site, global or enterprise-wide programs in the medical products industry 

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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