Merz North America
Merz North America is a specialty healthcare company dedicated to the development and marketing of innovative quality products for physicians and patients across the US and Canada. Our products are distributed through two divisions:Aesthetics, andNeurosciences. The primary goal of the Project Manager is to lead and ensure specific projects related to operational excellence, and within the Merz strategic areas of focus, are implemented efficiently, successfully and within agreed terms. 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 PMO leadership to correct or elevate as appropriate. Develops and maintains documentation 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 PMO/Operational Excellence projects. Manages operational project budgets, including quarterly forecasting and monthly accruals for invoicing, payments and budget tracking. Develops effective charts, reports, analysis, KPIs, metrics, etc. Collaborates with multiple departments, leads cross-functional teams to pinpoint root cause issues, and works with key stakeholders to implement solutions to resolve systemic problems. 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. 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. Identifies opportunities for improvement and develops impactful business plans/strategies for implementation, along with measures of success for each proposed improvement. 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 organizations 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 for PMO Leadership meetings Skills: Systems integrations experience preferred. SAP, Veeva experience preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Project and other PM tools preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, etc.) required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Change management skills. Strong presentation skills. Exceptional written and interpersonal skills required. Conflict resolution required. Emotional Intelligence required. 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.
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