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  • Emmi Costello
    We have an exciting opportunity available on our Knowledge Management team at Abbott. Responsibilities include enterprise search and taxonomy leadership. If
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 31, 2007
      We have an exciting opportunity available on our Knowledge Management team at Abbott.  Responsibilities include enterprise search and taxonomy leadership.  If you are interested, visit http://www.abbott.com/ and navigate to Careers > Explore Job Opportunities at Abbott >  Abbott United States > Search Openings.  Applications are accepted directly through the site.  A copy of the job description is below for reference.
      Emmi Costello
      Project Manager, Knowledge Management
      Job Title:   Project Manager, Knowledge Management
      AutoReqId:  48679BR
      Job Family:  Information Technology, Corporate Services
      Job Category:   Full-Time
      Job Classification:   Experienced
      Division:   Corporate Finance and Administration
      Shift:   First

      Job Description:   Abbott, a Fortune 100 healthcare company is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional to provide enterprise search and taxonomy leadership for corporate-wide knowledge management solutions that support information needs of all Abbott's lines of business and employees in 130 countries.


      - Provide internal consulting for search and taxonomy areas of expertise including vocabulary development, content assessment classification and organization, and enterprise search strategies for web, database and other content sources.

      - Cultivate strategic internal partnerships and understand information needs to facilitate development of end-user information access solutions in support of business strategy.

      - Investigate and recommend search and taxonomy technology solutions that are address project requirements.

      - Manage and prioritize search and taxonomy portfolios; coordinate teamwork of corporate and affiliate partners in enterprise search and taxonomy program.

      - Identify and source necessary human resources to accommodate search and taxonomy project needs.

      - Manage project-specific financial resources and identify potential cost savings.

      - Represent the Library Information Resources group on corporate-wide teams to ensure that investment in enterprise search and taxonomy solutions are leveraged through the organization.
      Skills/Experience Requirements:
      - Demonstrated leadership ability in management of complex technical and knowledge management solutions.

      - Demonstrated ability to translate broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans.

      - Minimum 3 years project or team leadership, including demonstrated consensus building and problem solving in a distributed team environment.

      - Requires excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.

      - Experience in global, corporate healthcare library environment preferred, but not required.

      - Knowledge and experience with taxonomy, metadata management, and/or search solutions is required. Knowledge and experience with Autonomy K2, IBM WebSphere Portal, and ILWCM products preferred, but not required.

      Education Requirements:  Masters degree in library and/or information science, or equivalent professional experience.
      Significant Work Activities & Conditions: Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
      Percentage of Travel: 5%
      Country: USA
      State/Province/Region: Illinois
      Site Location: Lake County IL

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