Project Manager - Tax Technology and ERP Implementation

Datum: 21 mrt. 2024

Plaats: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Bedrijf: Boston Scientific

Additional Location(s): Netherlands-Amsterdam; Netherlands-Arnhem; Netherlands-Eindhoven; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Netherlands-Maastricht; Netherlands-Nieuwegein; Netherlands-Rotterdam; Netherlands-Rotterdam; Netherlands-Utrecht

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Job Title: Project Manager – Tax Technology and ERP Implementation

 

Location: Any BSC Global Location – Hybrid 

 

About Us:

Boston Scientific is a leading medical device company with a global presence, committed to excellence and innovation. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the Indirect Tax Workstream as part of a Tax engine implementation project (Vertex).

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most - united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do - as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the Indirect Tax Workstream as part of a Tax engine implementation project (Vertex) in conjunction with our ERP upgrade to S/4HANA (project Magellan). The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Technology implementation and will be collaborating with the regional Indirect Tax Manager, Tax Technology Manager, cross-functional teams, software vendor and integrator to achieve project objectives. This role requires a strong background in project management. Experience with ERP, Tax engines and indirect tax processes is a plus but not a must.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • Experience with the agile methodology to deliver tested capabilities in 3 to 6-week sprints is a plus
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solves complex and diverse problems, takes a new perspective on existing solutions and exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information using specialized knowledge of various alternatives and their impact on the business
  • Works independently within broad guidelines and policies, receives minimal guidance
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information to facilitate productive discussion; works to build consensus
  • Regularly leads discussions and makes presentations in cross-functional meetings, effectively presenting information to explain recommendations and implications
  • Ability to be resourceful and self-sufficient – creating solutions and recommendations with limited direction and/or no pre-defined conclusions.  Hold oneself accountable to results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management (planning and execution):
    • Unite the multiple BSC functions (e.g. Tax, GBS, Magellan, IT, etc) to have an united “BSC” vision, strategy and recommendations to system integrators. 
    • Develop, maintain, drive and execute a comprehensive project plan, considering timelines, resource allocation, and dependencies. Builds team ownership and commitment to project plan.
    • Estimate project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff (or system integrator) to understand scope of effort.
    • Build understanding of tasks necessary to complete the project (in an agile manner)
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
    • Ensure full alignment with other ongoing projects, especially the upgrade from SAP ECC to S/4HANA (project Magellan)
    • Direct project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
    • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path items while ensuring project quality
    • Coordinate sign-off of deliverables by the right stakeholders
    • Assemble project core teams, roles and responsibilities
    • Establish the governance model and schedule and prepare kick-off meetings, status calls and governance meetings
    • Monitor open items and timelines
    • Keep a log of issues, follow up with responsible parties and draft mitigation plans
    • Develop and execute a communication, escalation, and change management strategy
    • Provide direction to the project’s integrator on all project management activities
    • Communicate project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in project status update meetings.
    • Resolve project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
    • Consult with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge.
  • People Management:
    • Manage (multi-site) cross-functional development teams; lead teams effectively; provide input to functional managers on team and team member performance.
    • Facilitate effective communication and coordination among team members, ensuring everyone is aligned with project goals.
  • Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
    • Proactively address challenges and obstacles that may arise during the implementation process
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Implement robust testing procedures to validate the accuracy and effectiveness of the integrated tax engine solution.
    • Work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with industry standards and internal requirements.

Requisition ID: 576486

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

 

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.


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