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Associate Project Manager – Operations

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Full-time position in Irving, TX posted August 23, 2021.

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS: The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Irving, TX currently has an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager.

This position will be responsible for subcomponent of a project and/or assists Project Manager.

Confirms completion of activities with cross-functional team, coordinates among team members.

Follows quality/regulatory requirements.

WHAT YOU’LL DO * Expertise and Problem Solving Duties:* Coordinate input from multiple areas with assistance from manager.* Clarify project objectives and strategies, develop timelines and milestones with assistance from manager.* Develop a preliminary implementation plan.

Propose contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events.* Able to write a design and development plan as required by QA/RA.* Translate project goals into project tasks.

Define the nature of the stated business or technical problem.* Resolve current issues, learn, and adjust based on prior results.* Recognize the broader implications of actions and proposals on the final project outcome* Prepare and present project progress reports to keep management and team informed.

Identify problems and work to resolve them.* Analyze date for true causes of problems.* Accountability/Required Supervision:* Negotiate schedules, milestones, and resource requirements to meet project outcomes.* May function as the project contact with third party vendors.* Accountable for the successful completion of project tasks under direct or matrix control.* Leadership Activities:* Solicit the cooperation of a diverse group of disciplines and functions in a tactful and persuasive manner.* Lead others in the completion of project tasks.* Assist in the decision-making process.* Creates a work environment that supports team effectiveness.* Level of interpersonal skills:* Interface with other disciplines, customers, internal clients, and project staff* Prepare and presents written and oral reports and other presentations.

Adjusts presentation style and content to suit the audience.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING Required: * Bachelors Degree in a discipline appropriate to projects* 1 year of experience to understand systems and procedures.

Limited project management experience, with demonstrated leadership skills on portions of a project or other activities.

WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

We offer: * Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance* Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans* Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs* Paid time off* 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match* The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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