Posted to MedZilla on 6/16/2018


Novo Nordisk

US-NJ, Project Manager IT Job 445447700A6-MZ


 
 

PURPOSE:

Converts Information Technology strategy into reality through execution of projects. Uses appropriate tools and techniques to successfully manage projects according to the triple constraints of scope, timeline and budget while fulfilling quality requirements and managing risks. Ensures alignment with the IT strategy and the Global IT infrastructure strategy and ensures business needs are met. Manages and leads project teams, vendors and stakeholders so that stated project objectives, benefits and solution requirements are met.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to the Sr. Manager, Platform Services, IT Operations. Partners with internal NNI Information Technology colleagues as well as with Line of Business stakeholders in the execution of initiatives. High level of interaction with external vendors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Leverages knowledge of business functions, business processes and key objectives to develop solutions aligned with business needs while balancing possibilities and options provided through the Global Infrastructure Strategy and through IT Infrastructure opportunities in general. Collaborates closely with other Line of Business (LOB) Project Managers and IT staff to leverage technology and resources across business areas. Develops partnerships with assigned business area(s) to understand their strategic direction and researches/evaluates new and future technologies to address business needs. Provides partnership, insight and direction to cross-functional business leaders and stakeholders regarding IT policies, solutions and initiatives. Provides partnership, insight and direction to cross-functional business leaders and stakeholders regarding IT policies, solutions and initiatives. Act as the key contact for externally hosted applications, as necessary. Oversee any change requests or performance related questions or issues. Manages cross-functional projects, establishes teams and ensures roles are effectively assigned and responsibilities are met based on project requirements and knowledge of personnel. Conducts project meetings with the line of business to discuss the scope and the approach of the project. Develop requests for proposals, evaluates and provides input into vendor selection based on costs, qualifications and other pertinent factors based on the project or service delivery and coordinates legal review of finalized contract. Develop requests for proposals, evaluates and provides input into vendor selection based on costs, qualifications and other pertinent factors based on the project or service delivery and coordinates legal review of finalized contract. Analyzes time and costs associated with projects of service level agreements to determine if the vendor estimates are realistic, and managed vendors to ensure they deliver services within scope, schedule, quality, and budget estimates. Ensures departmental project and QA requirements are fulfilled and adhered to. Utilizes knowledge of IT Infrastructure to ensure the successful completion and handover of projects. Utilizes knowledge of IT Infrastructure to ensure the successful completion and handover of projects. Ensures solutions implemented are successfully handed over to responsible units, such as IT Operations, to manage future lifecycle of the solution. Plans and manages cross-functional projects using the Novo Nordisk IT project management methodology. Integrates current risk management procedures into processes, projects and systems. Incorporates quality systems into all stages of the project/lifecycle to ensure deliverables meet quality requirements. Negotiate with the business, and other stakeholders, when necessary to manage project changes. Reviews the project with assigned business analyst to ensure their understanding, discuss roles, responsibilities, expectations and timelines for requirements gathering. Reviews the project with assigned business analyst to ensure their understanding, discuss roles, responsibilities, expectations and timelines for requirements gathering. Identifies issues, opportunities, and solutions that may be leveraged across business functions and understands how they may impact other functions in the organization. Leverages in-depth knowledge of the Global IT Infrastructure Strategy and IT industry to develop strategies and initiatives consistent with Novo Nordisk global and local functional objectives and business needs. Contributes to the development and maturing of “Project and Process services” and Information Technology in general. Engages stakeholders to discuss the effectiveness of solutions and capabilities and their impact on Global and local IT Infrastructure strategies and procedures as well as impact to business. Partners with stakeholders to fully define project opportunities and manages project from idea to post implementation. Collaborates with business leaders to identify and prioritize projects to ensure the delivery of on time and quality solutions. Participates in the project portfolio process and IT strategy development. Takes individual responsibility for ensuring that the organization has access to, and is able to use, IT solutions that support the business. Displays a positive and professional attitude in all client and customer interactions. Performs day-to-day support, operations, and maintenance to ensure the continued functioning of organization applications and systems. Demonstrates an understanding of organization and customer business functions. Utilizes understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques of information technology to execute business processes and fulfill client requirements/needs. Demonstrates knowledge of IT principles and practices. Implements IT solutions for issues and problems. Recognizes opportunities for innovation or process improvement. Develops, implements, and ensures the effectiveness of tools, systems and processes that safeguard and protect Novo Nordisk IT assets. Demonstrates knowledge of computing security principles, tools and techniques. Assists in audits and investigations. Adheres to enterprise-wide and regulatory quality and compliance standards. Plans, designs, and develops information systems, develops data structures, and modifies or implements new or existing IT Infrastructure solutions. Manages the triple constraints of budget, timeline, and scope to meet expectations of both customers and management. Translates the needs and requirements of Novo Nordisk businesses, Global IT Infrastructure Strategy and local functions into IT solutions. Ensures solution integrity through the use of best practices.




Requisition ID: 52280BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Information Technology


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