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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Procurement Project Manager in San Antonio, Texas

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The Procurement Project Manager (“PProjM”) as part of the Global Procurement Portfolio Management Office (PMO) Team is responsible for supporting the proper execution of Portfolios, Programs and Projects as necessary, including: issue/risk identification and mitigation, inventory analysis, demand management, project prioritization, and other related activities related to assigned portfolio(s), program(s) and/or project(s).

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Be P art of S omething B igger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Reporting to the Senior Portfolio Manager, the Procurement Project Manager (“PProjM”) is responsible for assisting and as directed driving & collaborating with a cross functional team from multiple functions/regions, on the execution of specific projects and specific initiatives.

In coordination with and in support of the Sr. Procurement leaders and/or Sr. Portfolio Manager, the PProjM associate will be responsible for Portfolio(s)/Program(s)/Project(s) tracking, reporting of data, providing resource utilization information, confirming compliance to defined schedules & budgets, project prioritization methodology, program governance coordination and assisting in the successful planning & execution of Portfolio(s)/program(s)/project(s) as necessary and directed from start to finish.

This individual will work with internal stakeholders to establish Portfolio(s)/program(s)/project(s) scope, overseeing training and communications of the Project Management Office (PMO) on the status of Portfolio(s)/Program(s)/Project(s) or any specific initiatives as required. The PProjM will ensure compatibility and consistency with pre-established standards/guidance.

Specific Activities:

  • Responsible for designed Portfolio(s), Programs(s) and/or projects(s)

  • Category Management Portfolio Management tracking, reporting and ownership for designed category

  • Create and maintain detailed project plan and project schedule for assigned projects

  • Day-to-day management and coordination of activities by managing and monitoring Portfolio(s)/Program(s)/Project(s) schedule(s) through project management tool (e.g. MS Project, Excel, PowerBI, others)

  • Creates project plan and report design for designed categories and regions

  • Supervising training and communications of the program with GCMs, Project Lead or Sr. Portfolio Manager

  • Hosts, joins meetings, sends out meeting notes, tracks action items from meetings

  • Tracks and performs quality control inventory reports from data sources (e.g. PowerBI dashboards, Sievo, Scout, SAP, etc.)

  • Perform data mining, find errors and discrepancies are resolved before final reports are distributed

  • Ensure processes are implemented without exceptions, monitor risks

  • Monthly progress updates for assigned Categories and/or Portfolio(s)/Program(s)/Project(s) (monthly progress reports vetted monthly for each lever identified and reviewed with the category manager)

  • Coordinates communication with respective teams and associates

  • Maintains communication materials and FAQ’s for the program/project

  • Tracks progress after meetings with Project Lead (VP, Director, GCM, SRO, etc.)

  • Prepares status reports

  • ​Prepares and analyzes periodic reports for the program, coordinating with Analyst team

  • Follows up on questions spawned from report prepared by the analyst team as necessary

  • Completes ad-hoc reporting requests.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Manages the reporting and tracking of Portfolio(s)/Program(s)/Project(s) as assigned

  • Supports/leads project reviews, including meeting preparation, facilitation, and follow-up notes/actions

  • Provides templates and logs to facilitate the communication and confirmation of action completion

  • Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication across the team and other functional areas

  • Identifies needs and implements solutions to improve tracking, planning and collaboration

  • Tracks progress against plan and savings targets; manages the project budget (if applicable)

  • Identifies program level risks and coordinates plans to mitigate those risks

  • Reports project delays and risks of delay; works with project managers as needed in development of action plans to address delays and mitigation plans for at risk phases of the project

  • Provides guidance for the successful completion of projects, programs as directed

  • Maintains all Portfolio/Program/Project level documents and document repositories related to the projects being managed

  • Drives efficiencies through discrete internal based projects and process improvements

  • Executes small scale projects of low complexity as needed and directed by the assigned Project Lead (VP, Director, GCM, Procurement Manager, etc.)

  • Work closely with Categories' VP, Directors, program lead to understand business needs and unique challenges with data then translate that into roadmaps within the application and data teams for action.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, math, statistics, engineering, or a related field or relevant experience in lieu of a BS degree.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience.

  • Minimum 2 – 4 years of project or program management experience (required).

  • 2+ years of experience with data modelling, big data, semi-structured data, excel modeling and visual reporting platforms, data management and governance.

  • Proficiency in using standard project tools (MS Project, MS SharePoint, MS Office, etc.)

  • Be able to perform basic data analytical functions in Excel such as sort, filter, conditional formatting, manipulate charts, create pivot tables and tables, what-if analysis, etc.

  • Experience with/involvement in creating and implementing data governance.

Additional Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in project management best practices

  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality

  • Strong influencing and communication skills within a highly matrixed and multi-cultural organization

  • Able to collaborate with others and be a leader within function

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify root causes and corrective actions

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, complexity and working under pressure with tight timelines and moving targets

  • Strong team player able to work both collaboratively and independently

  • Intellectual curious and learning agility

  • Outstanding organizational skills and results oriented.

​For many roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why J oin U s?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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Primary Work Location

USA TX - San Antonio

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Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 730am-4pm (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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