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Waters Principal Project Manager in Milford, Massachusetts

Waters is a values-oriented company driven by a passion for science and innovation. Our analytical technologies, including instruments, software and precision chemistries, play a critical role in advancing human health and well-being by ensuring better, and more cost-effective medications, advanced materials and safer food.

The Principal Project Manager position is a highly visible role within Waters Global Products and Portfolio & Project Management Office (PPMO). This position will be responsible for leading strategically important, mission critical programs in a matrixed organization to deliver next generation products in the marketplace.

This position will lead cross functional teams that execute delivery of comprehensive solutions inclusive of an integrated system and consumables to customers. He or she will manage potential business partnerships and collaborations with the goal of providing our customers with industry leading products.

  • To lead, with minimum supervision, diverse, multi-functional teams in the execution of complex global programs that deliver products consisting of fully integrated systems and consumables.

  • Supervise multiple project managers within the project or program environment, identifying tasks and delegating where required.

  • Responsible for all aspects of Project Management for Product Delivery from concept to benefit realization within agreed scope, schedule and budget tolerances and keeping key management stakeholders appraised on project status.

  • Proactively utilize project management best practices to ensure adequate planning, monitoring, controls and risk management activities are conducted.

  • Coordinate with professional functions to provide holistic approach that includes all factors pertinent to the project success e.g. legal, commercial, financial, health & safety, operations.

  • Manage all projects within the appropriate Waters governance framework and Lifecycle management processes.

  • Manage relationships with third parties and other external collaborators, tracking work and communicating accordingly.

  • Provides mentorship and direction to colleagues within and outside the PMO.

  • A recognized project management qualification (e.g. PMP) with a minimum of 8+ years’ experience in leading teams and delivering projects.

  • Expert knowledge of the project lifecycle, its products, techniques, appropriate methodologies and approaches (e.g. Agile, waterfall).

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading and managing large complicated (multifaceted) projects.

  • Ability to drive collaboration and decision making through the development of a strong team dynamic to foster alignment and commitment to shared goals and responsibilities.

  • Exceptional and well-practiced communication (verbal, written, listening), inter-personal and influencing skills at various levels of the organization.

  • Confident in effectively communicating and reaching agreement with stakeholders as well as navigating ambiguous, changeable, and complex environments to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Ability to distill and present complex data to inform and influence a wide range of stakeholders.

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

Project Manager, Program Manager, PMO, PMP

Company Name: Waters Division

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Street: 34 Maple Street