IT Program/Project Manager

Employer
Merck
Location
Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
Posted
February 28 2018
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Pharma
Requisition ID: PRO016927

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Information Technology organization partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.  

 

The incumbent has responsibility for program management of IT Divisional initiatives that support Merck's business strategies. The Program Manager collaborates with the IT Client Service Leaders in partnering with the relevant business and IT areas to effectively coordinate execution of strategic projects. The incumbent will be jointly accountable with fellow project managers to improve program and project management capabilities of the PMO.


This individual combines the expertise of Project Management, Resource Acquisition, and Merck IT Compliance and Integration. The Program Manager leads planning and reporting activities for strategic activities, is the trusted advisor of the business account manager and client service leads, ensures Merck technology standards compliance and identifies and pursues integration and leveraging of existing platform opportunities.

 

This position can be located in Upper Gwynedd or New Jersey

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in project management or business related field.
Preferred:

  •  PMP, Six Sigma Certification, Agile
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

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Job: Program/Project Management
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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