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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr IT Project Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

This role works closely with LSG IT Divisional Leaders, Project Managers, Project Sponsors, Finance and all other stakeholders to continually improve project execution and ensure IT and Business financial investments are prioritized and managed successfully.

This position will be responsible for identifying and developing solutions and processes to increase project management methodologies efficiencies, effectiveness and continuous improvements. The candidate will provide various analysis, discovery, and presentations to communicate PMO KPI's, trends, and performance metrics.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Science/Technical discipline and/or equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree..

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus


  • Several years (3-5 years) project management and team leadership experience with proven track record in successfully leading projects from start to finish

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and interface effectively with team members and across multiple departments & regions/countries

  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies

  • Relevant experience with Lean / Six Sigma experience in an industrial environment is beneficial.

  • Good understanding of resource management and capacity planning - previous experience a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • May be called upon for occasional overnight business travel to other Thermo Fisher Scientific operating sites - travel is estimated to be no more than 15%

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong familiarity with project management standards and methodologies including PMI Body of Knowledge, Waterfall and Agile

  • Process oriented and structured working style plus capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Well organized with the ability to work under pressure and deliver work to highest standard

  • Results-oriented team player with strong communication skills

  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational influence skills

  • Strong attention to detail, time management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite, project management tools, HP PPM, Jira, Power BI, Sharpcloud

  • Good understanding of financial concepts and accounting terms

  • Aptitude for organizing, managing and distributing data analytics

  • Ability to lead and drive change management

  • Continuous passion for process and delivery improvements

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.