Job ID R-400647 Date posted 06/02/2021 Apply

Procurement Project Manager

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

Job Description

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 Portfolio Manager, the PProjM associate will be responsible for program/project tracking, reporting of program/project data, providing resource utilization data, confirming compliance to defined schedules and budgets, project prioritization methodology, program governance coordination and assisting in the successful planning & execution of projects(s) from start to finish.

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

Specific Activities:

  • Create and maintain detailed project plan and project schedule

    • Day-to-day management and coordination of activities by managing and monitoring Project schedule through project management tool (e.g. MS EXCEL)

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

  • Overseeing training and communications of the program with Project Lead or 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. QlickView, 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 (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

    • Helps with: Yammer posts for the program, Maxwell (did you know ….?)

  • Prepares status reports for the program

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

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

    • Completes ad-hoc reporting requests 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Manages the reporting and tracking of a program/project(s)

  • 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

  • Maintains all 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

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


  • 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

  • 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 Office, MS Project, MS SharePoint, 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

  • Intellectually curious and learning agility

  • Outstanding organizational skills and results oriented

At BD Becton, Dickinson & Co., you are one person making one big difference. You are a key member of a team that is an important part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you are improving lives, all over the world. And, as you progress with us, your impact will only grow.

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