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Senior Project Manager

Req ID:  4838



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Leads and executes major cross-business, cross-border, and cross-functional projects, focusing on projects of significant complexity (as determined by size of project teams, span of control, and work effort) and impact (as determined by business case/ROI). Manages project teams and project plans to achieve defined goals, reporting status to senior management as appropriate. Supports department head and the T&OE Center of Excellence in developing and maintaining departmental processes, templates, and tools related to project management infrastructure. Mentors and coaches other project managers to develop their skills and successfully complete their projects on time, on budget, and at a high level of quality. All projects will be managed in accordance with departmental guidelines and established processes. The ultimate focus will be on our customers’ success and their satisfaction with the products and services that we provide.

Job Duties

* Directly manages specific projects as assigned. Responsibility includes working with department head and subject matter experts to define project scope, structure, work plan, and timeline using established tools and executing on the agreed upon plan.


* Liaises with senior management to ensure the necessary buy-in, support, and approval prior to initiating a project and to maintain a high level of engagement and resource availability throughout.


* Reviews and comments, as appropriate, on other departmental analyzes and projects. As necessary and as requested, provides direction regarding discrete aspects of other projects to improve team’s ability to produce reports, presentations, spreadsheets and other analyses from these assignments.


* Coordinates with department head to refine project management infrastructure within the department, as well as roadmap for expanding use of tools and templates outside of the group.


* Analyzes the performance of special projects assigned by business leadership and review ongoing projects with the appropriate members of senior management and other key stakeholders.


* Coordinates with subject matter experts to develop on-point training materials and documentation when appropriate as part of project plan.


* Identifies opportunities and proactively proposes projects to improve business systems, processes and practices by analyzing existing business processes and determining methods to implement new solutions.


* Summarizes project execution lessons learned, at project closure.


* Mentors and trains other department members as appropriate. # Works with department head to identify developmental needs of other project managers and capitalize on coaching opportunities to demonstrate those skills and provide constructive feedback.


* Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelors’ Degree in Business, Engineering or Information Technology.


* Minimum of 6 years of direct project management experience.


* Demonstrated experience in leading projects and cross-functional teams, including portfolio of successfully completed large-scale projects.


* Able to travel both domestically and internationally as necessary.




* PMP certification is recommended.


* Experience in medical device, life sciences or another highly regulated industrial environment is preferred.


*  Excellent project management skills as demonstrated through past work experience.


* Provide leadership to project teams, creating a positive working environment.


* Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to analytical problems, making use of spreadsheets, databases and graphics.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


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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