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Job Details

Project Manager Intern- Procurement

Company name
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Durham, NC, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Project Management, Internship, Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Finance

Posted on
Feb 01,2019

Valid Through
May 17,2019

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Job Description


The ideal candidate will effectively and accurately project manage multiple projects as identified by the manager from start to completion with well-documented and organized project management skills to support project objectives. The project manager will have to work with key stakeholders in order to accomplish key milestones on time and within plan and will develop relationships within the company in order to be able to drive to completion the projects she/he is assigned to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Display and practice strong project management and organizational skills

Utilize and understand project management tools (Gantt charts, dashboards, key deliverables)

Apply consistent project management approaches and processes

Ensure projects are on schedule and achieve stated objectives

Identify and report roadblocks and variances to project plan

Coordinate with team members to identify and document resource constraints

Ensure projects are delivered in alignment with expectations and plan.

Track project through data, analytics and reporting to ensure projects add value to the organization

Identify key risks and the impact of those risks on the project and through scenario planning

Track and monitor timely completion of project milestones within the portfolio, plan vs. actual and report that progress as required

Have and practice effective time-management skills

Have the ability to identify, manage and monitor outstanding tasks

Excellent relationship with teammates and negotiation skills

Excellent drafting skills for structuring ideas in a clear and concise manner

Keen eye for detail with the ability to maintain standards of accuracy under tight deadlines

Ability to efficiently organize forums and coordinate communication with team members

Ability to work well within a matrix environment

Perform other, related business duties as required.


Bachelor's and/or Masters degree in finance, engineering or science. MBA/MS Preferred


Two or more years of experience project management or operational planning with specific skills or experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Equivalency :

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


Work independently, within a team, and collaboratively across teams

Demonstrate ability to make recommendations on assigned projects

Multi-tasking skills and planning for prioritizing personal workload

Strong proficiency in MS-Office tools (specifically, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint)

Research and analytical skills to support project management effort

Ability to project manage multiple large projects simultaneously and on time

Able to manage change effectively

Analytical and problem solving skills

Understanding of the pharmaceutical development and manufacturing process

Willingness and ability to travel, if required. Estimated travel is 5-10%

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process,

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Company info

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
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Company Profile
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

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