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Project Administrator – Supply Chain Operations

Location
Burlington, North Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 May 2022

What to Expect:

Remote work and Offsite Project Support as needed

The Supply Chain Operations team is seeking a Project Administrator who will be responsible for managing various projects from different areas of the business (laboratory / technical, Supply Chain, IT, Corporate, Divisional), different technical disciplines, and varying levels of complexity and leadership visibility. 

  • Responsible for working closely with business owners to achieve project objectives and goals.
  • Facilitate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual meetings with project ordinate any corrective actions for project plan and project implementation.
  • Make regular reports to management on project progress, barriers and issues.
  • Ensure appropriate identification of root causes through effective use of data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Continue to work with the appropriate resources to enable the decision making process by providing meaningful reporting.
  • Manage the collection and consolidation of project reporting
    • Identify unfavorable variance to the project plan that require countermeasure actions.
    • Ensure appropriate identification of root causes through effective use of data analysis tools and techniques when needed.
    • Track implementation and execution of countermeasuers to provide accountability to current project plan.
    • Ensure consistent reporting across similar functional areas.
  • Prepare and present findings/proposals to senior leadership with recommendations, including cost benefit analysis, risk mitigation and action plans.
  • Provide Project Management guidance and assistance directly to management on a broad range of business issues of a complex nature.
  • Must work with significant autonomy and require only casual supervision.
  • Make recommendations to management and may initiate implementation of new protocols, methodologies or processes.
  • Review and assess various courses of action to provide an improved basis for management decisions.
  • Travel required as necessary to lead assigned projects.

Education and Qualification(s)

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.  5-7 years of applicable work experience.  Project Management certification strongly preferred. 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in project management, change management and cross-functional team management.
  • Experience in process improvement initiatives utilizing Lean and/or Six Sigma methodologies.

Skills Required:

  • Propensity to analyze issues - Gather relevant information systematically, consider a broad range of issues or factors; grasp complexities and perceive relationships among problems or issues; seek input from others; use accurate logic and data in analyses.
  • Ability to use strategic thinking, experience and knowledge when considering a broad range of internal and external factors when problem solving and making decisions; identify critical, high pay-off strategies and prioritize team efforts accordingly; recognize strategic opportunities for success; adjust actions and decisions for focus on critical strategic issues.
  • Must be team-oriented with ability to bring people together, lead and direct in the development of specific goals and objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude to persistently champion change - Challenge the status quo and champion new initiatives; act as a catalyst for change and stimulate others to change; manage implementation effectively.
  • Must possess excellent PC skills:(MS Project, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

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Details

  • Job Reference: 579134253-2
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2022
  • Recruiter: LabCorp
  • Location: Burlington, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time