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Sr. Program Manager, Global Sustainability

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
How will you make an impact?
The Senior Program Manager, Global Sustainability Supply Chain is the central program management role for Thermo Fisher's global environmental sustainability and supplier responsibility strategies. This position reports to the Vice President Global Sustainability Supply Chain Operations and monitors progress for our enterprise-wide portfolio of programs and workstreams accountable for achieving Thermo Fisher's net-zero and supplier responsibility goals. This individual is responsible for end-to-end management, developing the cross-functional processes and reporting mechanisms to meet established milestones; following up and course correcting with teams; establishing project management methodologies, standards, and tools; and preparing updates for the company and business leadership on a regular basis. The ideal candidate enjoys collaborating on, improving on, and building out new processes, monitoring a diverse set of fast moving workstreams and working in a global matrix.
What will you do?

  • Standardize project management across workstreams by establishing integrated implementation plans, metrics, governance structure and cadence, project tracking and review, resource requirements, and data consolidation

  • Effectively lead multiple priorities, accelerate organizational change, monitors project risks and develops mitigation plans, and solves business issues by removing internal barriers

  • Provide a unified view of the program including resource utilization, progress toward commitments, project budget performance and areas needing attention

  • Take ownership of centralized program management function to deliver on environmental sustainability (e.g., net-zero) and supplier responsibility workstreams globally across the company

  • Ensure workstreams remain on track by co-developing sub-program project plans, ensuring clear scoping, aligning metrics and milestones to overall program, and maintaining regular cadence of sub-program reviews

  • Deliver results by collaborating with teams and sub-teams to improve project management and accountability

  • Support team to develop materials, status dashboards and business cases to update executive leadership team or engage governance council in strategic decision making

  • Provide guidance and coaching as needed to ensure sub teams have the tools and training to effectively meet project commitments

  • Support the team to prepare and give updates on progress to company leadership, group leadership and executive governance teams.

  • Lead priorities related to customer requests, government regulations, customer compliance expectations, companywide sustainability financials and Key Process Indicator measurement

  • Facilitates Group Sustainability meeting on a weekly basis, drives content and follow up.

  • Works closely with EHS, RD, CSR and GBS functions ensuring programs are on plan.

  • Work closely with Corporate Communications and CSR on external communications on the companies progress to reduce emissions and water/waste targets

    What you must have?

    • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree (Environmental Science, Sustainability, Supply Chain Management, Business)

    • 10+ years experience in Program Management within complex, matrixed, global organizations; preferred experience in Process Improvement and Corporate Sustainability

    • Track record as senior level project leader with success defining, influencing and leading measurable change within and across business units

    • Budgetary and resource management planning experience

    • Demonstrated ability to set and manage cross-functional priorities, resources, performance targets and project initiatives in a complex global organization

    • Exceptional project management skills and capabilities (Gantt charts, dashboards, key deliverables, business case and baseline development)

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as negotiation, collaboration and interpersonal leadership skills

    • Team-focused with exceptional analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, conflict resolution and change management skills

    • Ability to absorb rapidly changing regulatory and operational environment

    • Proven ability to develop productive relationships and navigate within a matrix organization

    • Strong proficiency in MS-Office tools (specifically, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Ability to travel up to 25% on an annual basis

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Life Sciences, BioTech, or Pharma industry preferred

      • Process improvement background (PPI, Lean, Six Sigma, etc) preferred

      • Certification in Project Management is desirable

        The salary range estimated for this position is $122,100 - $186,450
        At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 125,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
        Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
        Language preferred - English
        We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits! Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!
        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
        Compensation and Benefits
        The salary range estimated for this position based in Oregon is $130,000.00-$194,950.00.
        This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

        • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

        • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

        • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

        • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

        • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

          For more information on our benefits, please visit: https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/total-rewards
          Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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