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Transformation & Migration Project Lead Full Time

at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Paisley (Published at 06-12-2018)

We have a new opportunity for a Transformation & Migration Project Lead to lead specific projects within our Global Business Services Migration team. The position is key to ensuring a successful execution of the GBS Program and related sub-projects, being key for the respective project and being fully accountable for a successful execution of the project deliverables
GBS is a key global initiative for Thermo Fisher Scientific, which will offer significant and far reaching opportunities for long-term career progression within Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The job:
You will lead the Project and Business teams and deal with the complexity of migrating various functions and processes, ensuring effective migration/placement together with the Functional Business Process Lead and the Global Business Services site leader.
Due to the nature of this role the ability to travel within Europe on a regular basis is essential, typically this will be periodic and for defined periods - this will be important for at least the first 2 months in the new. This role can be based in our GBS site in either Paisley, Scotland or Budapest, Hungary.
What you will do:
  • Support with the change management with the local senior management

  • Create the project plan for the respective Project with the Business Process Lead

  • Prioritise activities and resource alignment
  • Identify, escalate, manage and mitigate project specific risk for activities under your scope
  • Work with GBS Recruiters to ensure that the adequate numbers of the required resources are recruited timely and a proper pipeline is in place

  • Collaborate with horizontal work streams to address work stream interdependencies

  • Assist in the development/coaching/ of the migration

  • Prepare the respective centre to handle the activities being migrated

  • Perform on-site GEMBA for process/scope validation with the aim ensuring process readiness

  • Managing the end to end deliverables from the “Pitch” sites to “Catch” sites to steady-state and consequent handover to the GBS Operations Lead
Who we are looking for:
  • Previous experience handling high-end scope migrations
  • Lean/Six Sigma training experience preferred

  • Post Migration Performance Management

  • Project management skills and experience
  • Experienced in leading a team and complex activities
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Ensure project readiness achieved

  • Knowledge transfer/training completed of migration teams (test scores vs benchmark)
What we offer:
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • Generous Annual Incentive Plan

  • A variety of flexible benefits

About us:

As the world leader in serving science, our work is more than something that fills our days. When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. It’s not just a career, it’s a chance to realise your best – professionally and personally.
Join us and contribute to our mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

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