Senior Project Manager in Brea, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC010089

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


Project Manager, IT PMO

The Project Manager within the Information Technology Organization will play an integral role as the leader of project teams tasked with delivering priority business initiatives. The Project Manager ensures deliverables and tasks are completed in a timely manner and defined project standards are met.

As assigned, this position will also work closely with project sponsors and owners to 1) assemble and manage project teams to execute key business initiatives, 2) ensure quality control, standardized deliverables, proper communication & delegation of tasks throughout the project lifecycle, 3) plan, evaluate, & Execute projects according to predetermined objectives, scope, timelines, & requirements, 4) recognize project hurdles / risks and escalates to appropriate levels within the project and organization.

The Project Manager will also work within the PMO to support process improvement, collaboration, and portfolio and organization metrics reporting for IT.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Manages project assignments from initial assessment through completion by identifying and coordinating the expertise of all required disciplines.

  • Develops project plan, schedule and budget; negotiates with functional managers to obtain appropriate resources and builds a team dedicated to the successful completion of the project; establishes work priorities to ensure productivity, quality and customer service goals and objectives are met.

  • Work with business stakeholders to clarify requirements as needed

  • Track project progress and keep key stakeholders informed of project progress

  • Creatively remove roadblocks to team productivity

Job Requirements


Required Experience

  • Must have 9+ years of experience of enterprise-level project management

  • Experience with managing enterprise level projects

  • Proven experience in budget planning and resource management

  • Knowledge of IT governance and practices

  • Strong grasp of current technologies and business challenges

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate at all levels including executives, key business stakeholders, and developers

  • Strong leadership and execution skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

  • Must work well in a collaborative team environment

  • PMP certification is a plus

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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