Senior Project & Portfolio Manager - Technical Project Management

    • Danaher Corporation
  • Chaska, MN
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


IT project management
Portfolio management
Project governance
Project delivery
Business systems
Continuous improvement
Talent management
Supply chain management
Project portfolio management
Change management
Lean Six Sigma
Problem solving
Microsoft Power BI
Microsoft Excel
Project management
Performance management
Preventive maintenance
Life sciences

Job Details

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • To impart Project and Portfolio Management standards and knowledge to other PMO team members, project teams and key leadership stakeholders within Global Ops organization through leadership, guidance and motivation.
  • Support the PMO to maintain and develop standards in Project Governance and delivery.
  • Manage the portfolio framework within which projects are created, managed and completed.
  • Manage methodologies, standards and dependencies according to which projects are designed, assess day-to-day workings and monitor progress of predetermined KPIs.
  • Ensure effective and robust project delivery across the in-flight projects, supporting the organization to deliver our strategic ambitions, within a challenging environment.
  • Establish and drive the achievement of Project and Portfolio KPIs through the adoption of Danaher Business Systems tools (Visual Project Management, Daily Management etc.) and Global Ops PMO Standard Work/Methodology.
  • Collaborate with, influence and hold accountable cross-functional project teams to ensure projects/programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards. Demonstrate intuition for business to support how solutions will address project goals.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Participate in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement on standard methodologies and tools for PM talent development.

The essential requirements of the job include:
  • Minimum of 14 years (with Bachelor's)/12 Years (With Masters) experience in an operations environment (manufacturing, supply chain, or logistics and distribution)
  • Minimum of 8 years Project Management experience leading large, sophisticated projects.
  • Project management trained/qualified (e.g PMP certification or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 2 years Project Portfolio Management Project experience required.
  • Global business knowledge and influence - demonstrated understanding of different cultures and approaches and demonstrated ability to lead, follow, work and influence at all levels and in all functions of the organization. Proven ability to mentor and facilitate PMs and project teams with varying levels of PM competence.
  • Onsite to Chaska, MN site 1 times per week and up to 25% travel based on business needs.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
  • Change Management Certification desired (Prosci/ADKAR or Other)
  • Lean/Six Sigma Experience, certified Kaizen leaders in DBS and demonstrated capability in Problem Solving.
  • Proficiency in Power BI/Smartsheet, miro, excel and PM software.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow's science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what's next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit .

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