Drive to successful ERP replacement strategy based on business understanding, procedure evaluation and operational interviews/ shadowing
Provide project deliverables assigned in the PMF on time during the life of the contract
Developing project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and make recommendations on resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress and action logs
Organize and lead project meetings and compile project status report to stakeholders and project team
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
Lead project execution to ensure standard Project Management best practices are employed
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and prepare reports for leadership
Manage / support project tools including but not limited to; Client PPM, Power BI, Excel, and other standard apps
Maintain Project deliverables and processes as defined by PCS IT and BPG IT.
Bachelors' Degree in Science/Technical discipline along with significant Project Management experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Several years (3-5 years) project management and team leadership experience with a focus on ERP evaluation and replacement.
Ability to manage multiple deliverables and interface effectively with team members and across multiple departments & regions/countries
Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies
Relevant experience with Lean / Six Sigma experience in a Production Chemical distribution environment is beneficial.
Good understanding Requirements Definition, Specialty Distribution, Make to Order, OTC, QTC, Q7A Quality Requirements, Validated Systems is required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
May be called upon for occasional overnight business travel to other Thermo Fisher Scientific operating sites travel is estimated to be no more than 15%
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Understanding of ERP selection methodologies Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge, Waterfall and Agile
Process oriented and structured working style plus capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
Well organized with the ability to work under pressure and deliver work to highest standard
Results-oriented team player with strong communication skills
Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational influence skills
Strong attention to detail, time management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Working knowledge of MS Office suite, project management tools, Client PPM, Jira, Power BI, Sharp cloud
Good understanding of financial concepts and accounting terms
Aptitude for organizing, managing and distributing data analytics
Ability to lead and drive change management
Continuous passion for process and delivery improvements
ERP agnostics, understanding of supply chains, finance, interact with user community, extract biz/functional requirements, what biz needs to function, provide to bio-pharma industry,
Walkthroughs of biz, work with all departments, understand processes, running projects, outward facing, gregarious person, relation with people
US based east coast, or flexible on time
ERP InforA+ is current ERP, move to Class A ERP like SAP/Oracle would want an ERP agnostic person