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Project Manager

Company: Merz North America
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The primary goal of the Project Manager is to lead and ensure specific projects related to operational excellence, within Merz strategic areas of focus, Aesthetics and Neuroscience, are implemented efficiently, successfully and within the agreed terms of the project. This requires strong project management skills, ensuring that timelines are established, and deliverables are met, collecting data to analyze performance, and reporting on progress. If the project is not being implemented to satisfaction, the project manager must be able to identify issues in a timely manner and work with leadership to correct or elevate as appropriate.
Job Evaluation
Consistently demonstrates exceptional project management skills, leads by influence and practices excellent change management skills. Drives resource planning activities to ensure outstanding quality of services delivered on all projects, and effective support of the organization's operational policies and procedures. Participates and contributes as an active member of interdepartmental and cross-functional Project Teams, as assigned, in the execution of plans to meet short, medium and long-term strategic project objectives. Supports all PMO activities to ensure project administration tasks are completed in accordance with guidelines and documentation requirements Prepare and/or edit presentations and tables.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Administration:Develops and maintains documentation, related to operational excellence, inclusive of, but not limited to, agendas, decisions/actions, design control documents, design history files, plans, presentations to governing committees, project charters, status reports, and timelines for assigned projects.
  • Project Budget Management:Manages operational project budgets, including quarterly forecasting and monthly accruals for invoicing, payments and budget tracking.
  • Project/Portfolio Presentations:Develops charts, reports, analysis, KPIs, metrics, etc
  • Collaboration and Teamwork:Collaborates with multiple departments and leads cross-functional teams to pinpoint root cause issues, and then implements solutions to resolve systemic problems.
  • Vendor Relationship Management:For selected projects, negotiates effectively, manages vendors and works diligently to ensure all project deliverables are met in accordance with MNA quality standards, timelines, resources and budget requirements.
  • Project Lifecycle Management:Effectively supports the planning and tracking of multiple projects, resource planning and allocation, and task delegation to accomplish project goals and objectives, ensuring timely resolution of issues, using escalation as necessary, and communicating effectively.
  • Process Improvements:Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops impactful business plans/strategies for implementation, along with measures of success for each proposed improvement. Job related qualifications/skills
    Professional experience (Required):
    • 2-4 years project management experience Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Preferred):
      • Systems integrations experience
      • SAP and Salesforce project experience
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and other PM tools
      • Change Management Experience
      • Strong presentation Skills
      • Experience managing sustainability projects and initiatives Required:
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, etc.) and Excel Preferred:
          • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and other PM tools
          • Change Management Experience Education
            • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Life Sciences, Information Technology, or related concentration Preferred:
              • PMP
                Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
                The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Merz North America, Raleigh , Project Manager, Executive , Raleigh, North Carolina

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