Job Description :
Position Summary:
The Data Privacy Project Manager has responsibility in leading various data privacy projects as assigned by the Data Privacy Program Manager. The project manager will be expected to drive several high-profile projects associated with one of the corporation’s highest profile initiatives: Data Privacy. The Data Privacy Project manager will work closely with functional business groups to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of solutions deployed in support of business goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
Be proficient in running projects that align to the vision of the Data Privacy Program
Continuously improve project management tasks and milestones using feedback and lessons learned as input into existing or future project plans
Ensure project activities are well communicated prior to start, during, and after the project completes
Track accomplishments to show return on investment provided by the Data Privacy program such as risk reduction, regulatory compliance, data/system protection, identification of threats, and/or productivity gains
Present regularly to management on success of projects and Data Privacy Program initiatives, as well as escalate, explain, and most importantly offer solutions when risks/issues to projects are causing failure or inability to complete on time or budget.
Ensure identification, management, automation, and regular tracking of program metrics to support trend analysis and reporting
Lead the detailed planning and management of projects through to project completion
Ensure project milestones and targets are met by actively managing projects on a day to day basis through appropriate resource, issue, and risk management
Ensure appropriate tools and techniques are available and employed by the project teams to enable them to meet their assigned objectives successfully
Deliver the assigned projects to successful conclusion (on time, on budget, and in scope)
Assist or lead the development of business requirements, solution design & delivery, testing and training
Follow Project Management Framework and corporate processes to execute projects ensuring compliance with all deliverables and stage gate reviews
Maintain the appropriate metrics related to project activities and submit in accordance with current procedures
Comply with company’s Global IT Policies & Procedures
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
Manage critical supplier and internal customer relationships
Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in project management disciplines,
as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas
Work with other Thermo Fisher team members to spread project management standards, disciplines and rigor
Perform other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Project
Management or Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience acceptable
PMP certification or equivalent experience
Information Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, or Risk Management work experience highly preferred
ITIL Foundations V3 certification desired
7+ years of related experience managing IT projects
Experience in delivery of successful Enterprise level IT Infrastructure projects including data center moves, security tools implementations, desktop refresh, database, network and/or server projects
Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge
Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to understand the final result and to translate that result into actionable steps
Proven ability to lead a matrixed team of professionals to complete projects on time
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
Strong interpersonal and excellent documentation skills
Able to assume and complete assignments independently
Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad audience
Advanced knowledge in creating and maintaining management level and detailed project plans utilizing Microsoft products
Excellent customer service skills required
Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Excellent customer service skills required

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The ability to interact professionally with a diverse group: executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Experience in running large complex projects