Senior Project Manager Lead

Req ID:  6142


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Senior Project Management Lead is responsible for the successful delivery of tech-enabled change projects within the organization, managing and coordinating the full project lifecycle from initial analysis and requirement capture to deployment and transition into business-as-usual. The Senior Project Management Lead is responsible for delivering an agreed scope on time and within budget, through driving value-based outcomes and managing risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies. The Project Manager & PMO Lead will work with delivery teams (may include 3rd parties) and keep sponsors updated through robust governance and regular reporting. The Senior Project Management Lead is also responsible for developing and managing the PMO Team, including identifying and building core capabilities, overseeing training, upskilling and coaching of team members.


“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce.”

Job Duties

* Deliver an agreed technology scope on time and within budget.


* Drive value-based outcomes through the full project lifecycle from initial analysis to post-deployment.


* Own (create and maintain) the project plan of key activities, outputs, and dependencies, the project financials (forecasting, budgeting) and resource model.


* Identify and onboard resources required to deliver the project scope, oversee and coordinate day to day team activities aligned to the project plan Project Governance and Communications.


* Track and mitigate risks and issues, document and manage assumptions and dependencies, escalating where required.


* Effectively manage relationships with delivery teams, including 3rd parties where required.


* Manage expectations of sponsors and other stakeholders through timely, well-structured communications on progress and project health.


* Drive robust project governance, taking into consideration delivery, architecture, and change management requirements.


* Establish the regular meeting cadence required to effectively manage and govern project delivery Program/Project Management Community.


* Actively participate in a program/project management community to share good practice and lessons learnt from a global and regional perspective as well as to hone skills and master core capabilities.


* Provide input and support to establish good practice project guidelines and a clear project framework to be adhered to by all programs and projects; continuously update with good practices. People Management.


* Lead, motivate, develop, and appraise team members so that their individual and collective performance is of the required standard and meets the current and future needs of the business. PMO Team Management.


* Develop and manage the PMO team including identifying and building core capabilities, overseeing training, upskilling and coaching of team members.


* Oversee and coordinate the deployment of the PMO team to support projects and programs across IT.


* Other responsibilities / duties as assigne

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s degree or higher in IT, Computer Science or Business Management (or equivalent and related experience preferred).


*  Minimum 3-5 years of working experience as a Project Manager in the IT sector. 



Project Management qualifications desirable e.g., PMP/ Prince II certifications or equivalent.


* Proven track record of successfully driving and delivering end-to-end large complex scaled IT solutions/ projects or system implementations projects.


* Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software and system development.


* Experience of negotiation and working with project and process management.


* Experience in stakeholder management.


* Experience working with Microsoft Office suite (Project, Word, Excel).


* Good planning and organization skills with key attention to budget and resource management.


* Demonstrable problem-solving and organizational skills.


* Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): N/A.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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