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Abbott Program Manager in Menlo Park, California

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.

Job Description

Primary Job Function

Responsible for managing people responsible for programs or projects involving department or crossfunctional teams focused on the delivery of a product through the design process and into a finished state for

external customers. Plans and directs schedules. Monitors the program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customers on technical matters. Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program/project on schedule and within budget constraints. Assigns and monitors work of program staff, providing technical support and direction.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  1. Recruits, coaches and develops organizational talent.; 2. Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all

participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.; 3. Creates an

entrepreneurial environment.; 4. Provides direction and guidance to exempt specialists and/or supervisory staff who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. May supervise non-exempt

employees.; 5. Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.; 6.

Demonstrates effective change leadership.; 7. Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and

organizational objectives.; 8. Develops and executes organizational and operational policies that affect one or more groups by utilizing technical/professional knowledge and skills.; 9. Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).; 10. Makes decisions

regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve department objectives.; 11.

Develops, monitors and appropriately adjusts the annual budget for department(s).

Supervisory / Management Responsibilities

(Influence/Leadership) Develops, communicates, and builds consensus for operating goals that are in alignment with the division. Provides leadership to assigned staff and supervisors by communicating and providing guidance towards achieving department objectives.

(Planning/Organization) Creates immediate to long-range plans to carry out objectives established by top management; develops and calculates a budget for a department or group to meet organizational goals; forecasts future departmental needs including human and material resources and capital expenditures; recommends or modifies the structure of organizational units or a centralized functional activity subject to senior management approval.

(Decision Making/Impact) Assignments are expressed in the form of objectives; makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve the program objectives established by senior

management; consequences of erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally include critical delays and modifications to projects or operations with substantial expenditure of time, human resources, and funds, and may jeopardize future business active

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and

work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Provides direction and monitors progress of exempt specialists

and/or supervisory staff toward departmental goals; monitors costs of projects and of human and material

resources within a department or unit; monitors company-wide indicators such as market share and profitability; monitors external environment in area of technical or professional responsibility. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.; 3. (Cognitive Skills) Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilization of human and material resources within the assigned or related functions or groups;

facilitates others' participation in the continuous improvement program; investigates and solves problems that impact work processes and personnel within or across units or departments; develops and communicates a vision for the organizational unit assigned.

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

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