Abbott Salesforce Project Manager in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Responsible for managing and coordinating IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects that achieve the business objectives. Understanding of business strategies, working principally with IT and business senior management, to ensure solutions are in alignment with the long-term roadmaps.

Works with key stakeholders (e.g. business, IT management, external vendors) to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables.

Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with the department, divisional management and sponsors to gain agreement for resolution.

Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget.

Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.

Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department, and Divisional management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues and manage risks. Manages a risk, mitigation plan.

Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities.

Supervises, motivates and mentor cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, testers and validation analysts.

Ensures a smooth transition to Operational / Run support post application deployment.

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

Bachelor Degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline plus 6+ years experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing projects.

Total combined 7-10 years.

Working knowledge of Salesforce platform.

Experience implementing Continuous Deployment.

Hands on experience with SDLC methods and tools (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum)

PMP certified a plus.

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