Self-directed imitators.People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Business-oriented evaluators.People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What you will do:
Responsibility for leading the development and management of business partnerships with the Canada business and the leadership teams This role will formulate IT strategy and architecture in alignment with business strategy and objectives. The individual will drive key programs and IT services, as well as, innovation and continuous improvement in the application of technology to achieve financial, operational and customer service goals
Member of Canada business leadership team with responsibility for ensuring this role is the trusted IT partner
Build strong collaborative relationships with business leadership and teams
Manage the IT budget and guide the business in effectively investing in Information Technology to meet strategic objectives
Lead and guide the business on aligning IT strategy with business strategy.
Provide knowledge and expertise to department heads and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and prioritizing initiatives
Prepare, define, and monitor IT projects to address business needs
Manage alignment of project deliverables with business requirements throughout the project and delivery life cycle
Accountable for leading a team of IT Professionals, both direct and matrix, to ensure IT standards are maintained
Work with IT teams to ensure IT services provided are consistent with business expectations
Drive IT value creation and customer satisfaction
Build and maintain strong relationships with business leadership and act as a liaison between IT and the business.
Work with IT teams to ensure services provided are delivered in a cost-effective manner and to high standards.
Ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes
Participate in the development of business and IT strategic plans
Lead collaborative efforts for business case development
Positively challenge and question business partners on needs and benefits
Charter and prioritize program and project initiatives in conjunction with business leadership
Ownership of business focused IT metrics that ensure transparency of IT Services
Identify opportunities where conflicts/synergies/redundancies exist between business capabilities and systems to improve IT effectiveness
Partner with IT teams to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, standards, procedures,
and associated documentation including but not limited to computer systems validation, Global Change Control, SOX, and PMO standards
Contribute to the budgeting process and lead and recommend CERs for regional IT projects
Liaise with other IT stakeholders in project management, architecture and governance to ensure alignment and a smooth integration of process output with the rest of the IT environment
Work closely with business analysts, project managers, manufacturing architects and/or other IT resources in providing IT services and initiatives to the business
Communicate on projects by ensuring regular status updates and managing communication within team, IT organization and business leadership and stakeholders
What you need:
Bachelor's degree required
Bachelor's in Business Administration or Computer Information Systems preferred
Minimum10 years of professional work experience in IT/IS and/or business discipline, including people leadership experience
Extensive knowledge (5+ years) of medical devices and/or pharmaceutical industry and basic knowledge of adjacent areas in terms of processes, organization, products and IT requirements preferred
Project management experience, working with internal and external cross-divisional team members, preferably with IS projects
Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with both divisional leaders and technical teams
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK