1+ months
2018-03-152018-07-20

Program Manager, Digital Health Solutions

Abbott
Chicago, IL

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

As a member of the Digital Solutions team, you will lead the delivery of digital health solutions within a global business unit.  Responsibilities also include defining and driving complementary social, mobile, and marketing automation efforts to improve overall health consumer engagement.  The Program Manager will work cross functionally to deliver next generation

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Building a health consumer obsessed culture that focuses on health improvement outcomes as its primary goal
  • Partner with Business and IT leaders across the product value chain to drive digital & medical science business needs, use cases and requirements
  • Partner and align with corporate and business entity supporting organizations such as legal, IT quality, procurement, risk, and cybersecurity
  • Manages performance, coaches junior team members, and resources team appropriately to deliver on objectives while driving a culture of excellence
  • Ensure Agile best practices are adopted across the organization for delivery schedule alignment; this will include collaboration with Scrum Masters, product owners, and developers
  • Develops prioritization framework to optimize project delivery and ensure sufficient resource allocation
  • Monitoring, managing, and communicating project performance to leadership
  • Develop processes that improve team productivity
  • Establish frameworks to track milestones, goals and objectives, communicate progress and help identify issues early on
  • Lead the delivery of Strategic Digital programs

    Education/ Experience  
    • Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing IT solutions and aligning business roadmaps in an enterprise landscape.  Health industry experience preferred.
    • Experience or familiarity with technologies and best practices in areas not limited to: Health consumer experience, healthcare IoT, CRM, regulated industries, quality systems, patient reported outcomes (PRO), emerging markets, business analytics, marketing/sales automation, web content management, mobile solutions, social engagement, data driven marketing (DMP), tag management, search engine optimization (SEO), vendor work order management
    • Experience managing release cycles or programs involving cross-functional development/testing teams.
    • Excellent track record in delivering complex and cross functional programs
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate & align Agile Scrum & business process teams
    • Knowledge of software development practices (e.g. Agile/Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)
      Job Family: IT Services & Solutions Delivery
      Division: GIS Global Information Services
      Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
      Medical Surveillance: No
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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