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Project Manager

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Organization: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Location: Rochester, NY
Description:

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) is a leading provider of in vitro diagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company is a strong, highly competitive organization with approximately 3,800 employees worldwide, and sales, marketing and logistics on six continents. OCD was recently acquired by the Carlyle Group, a highly respected global asset management company, as an independent, freestanding company. With new leadership and accelerated investment in research and development, OCD is well positioned for growth as a leading player in the global diagnostics market, tapping into rising demand for sophisticated medical diagnostic products and services worldwide. The Career Potential: We are committed to enabling diagnostics to fulfill its vital role in the continuum of care and its importance as the focus of healthcare changes from treating sickness to promoting wellness. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. You will have access to a broad and exciting array of experiences, opportunities and new directions at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together. The Opportunity: As the company transitions, we are seeking a Project Manager in Rochester, NY to operate as an organizational change agent to lead cross-functional teams that define, design, develop and deliver divisional level projects and outcomes.

The Responsibilities: * Manages the program to ensure delivery of business results: time, cost, quality, business case. * Communicates progress and escalates issues as needed to senior management. * Supports assessment of new projects and leads development of project proposals to senior management. * Acts as change agent seeking and driving ways to improve productivity of the project management process. * Ensures application of program management standards. * Follows Company processes. * Defines and executes all aspects of program management including plans and budgets. Business result driven. * Demonstrates accountability for results and decisions. * Leads from Big Picture orientation--drives focus on company strategy and business results. * Possesses excellent communication and influencing skills with senior management. * Leads diverse (including geography) teams to make effective decisions and meet deliverables. * Seeks and drives productivity gains. * Makes technical decisions. * Manages external partners

Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree is an asset. * 8-10+ years of total business experience required. * Position requires demonstrated leadership role of complex cross functional projects. * Experience managing complex programs in R&D, operations, supply chain, IT functions highly preferred. * PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is highly preferred. * Expertise using MS Project or equivalent project management software required. * Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and presentation skills required. * Ability to take calculated risks and demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross functional team environment required. * Ability to influence and present information to all levels of the organization including senior management required. * Black Belt is strongly preferred. Equal Opportunity: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Privacy Statement: Your privacy is important to us. By continuing to use our site to apply to this position, you agree to our Candidate Notice , which outlines our privacy policies on information collected during the hiring process.

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