PMO Lead, Integrated Product Information:

Whitehouse Station West New Jersey
Requisition ID: PRO016785

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe. 

The Project Management Lead for the Integrated Product Information program is responsible for the overall project management function, providing leadership, coordination, and proactive risk mitigation to the program timeline. The roles serves as a conduit for communication between the business workstream leads, IT partners, system integrators, and software vendors. This individual will collaborate with the program management personnel from all business and IT stakeholders of the program, and will need to mentor and guide less experienced project managers allocated to the program.

The Integrated Product Information for Change Control program will deliver transformational change to Merck’s enterprise quality and operations functions; significantly enabled by information systems. The Project Management Lead will shepherd all phases of this initiative; from requirements development to design/build and then network-wide deployment.



  • Bachelors degree in Business or Information Technology/Systems


  • 15 years in project/program management; coordinating the work deliverables, schedule, and meeting governance for multiple work stream initiatives.  
  • Fluent in contemporary project management tools; work breakdown structure, change management & communication structures, kaizen events. 
  •  Significant experience with joint IT/business initiatives that focus on the deployment of enterprise applications and standard business practice. 
  •  The candidate must have 10+ years of experience in a regulated healthcare industry, either medical device or pharmaceutical.

  • Experience with PLM (product life-cycle management) applications and data governance initiatives. 

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 


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Company Trade Name: Merck
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