Abbott Abbott Diagnostics Implementation Project Manager (M/W) in Rungis, France

The French Project Manager is responsible for leading highly complex projects and driving improvements, standardization and effectiveness in processes, tools and trainings using Six Sigma methodology.

Involved early in the selling cycle coordinating a site plan, pre-ordering,

specifications, resource loading, and timeline management. Coordinates customers, sales, and service personnel and escalates customers issues to support functions for resolve. Ensures SOWs are handed off smoothly to field service and application support.

Major accountabilities

  • Drive improvements, standardization, efficiency and effectiveness in processes, tools and trainings using Six Sigma methodology

  • Lead highly complex projects with major impact that result in business process improvements, drive governance, best practice and compliance

  • Provide leadership for cross-functional project teams (internally and customer-facing)

  • Assist and drive major implementation requirements for Enterprise/Key Account customers

Educational background

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s degree in business administration

Requirements / Work experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 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 and successful application of methods like Six Sigma (green or black belt).

  • Strong communication skills

  • Extensive experience as program / project manager

  • Consensus-building - capable of utilizing strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and writing skills to successfully interact with subordinates, colleagues, and executive management.

  • Team Oriented - builds strong relationships at every level of the organization and is a strong motivator who knows how to influence and get others to consistently do their best work. Overcomes barriers within own organization, peer organization and virtual organization.

  • Candidates must be fluent in French and English

  • The position requires the willingness to travel on a frequent basis, i.e. on average three days per week.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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