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Managers collaborate with project stakeholders to orchestrate the success of the portfolio.This position will be in the new product development discipline focused on leading a team of project managers that are responsible for driving all activities (including any pre-clinical, design verification/validation) required to gain approval and launch in Stryker Neurovascular's key commercialization markets.
Partners with stakeholders across Marketing, R&D, PMO, Regulatory, Clinical and Stryker NV's regional teams to manage country specific product launch roadmap and conduct periodical portfolio reviews
Identify opportunities and pro-actively drive the implementation of acceleration strategies to reduce time-to-market in key markets
Drive process improvement initiatives focused on improving operational agility and reducing time-to-market in key markets
Collaborate with project stakeholders to develop and manage project scope. Contribute to the creation of detailed Work Breakdown Structure.
Contribute to the detailed project Gantt chart. Collaborate with PM on major workstreams, and intersecting milestones. Own your teams project schedule
Collaborate with cross-functional managers to define project budget. Monitor and maintain your team's costs within budget.
Ensure the implementation of Quality Management strategies and templates and be a strategic partner in the selection of Quality partners.
Implement risk management strategies and templates for projects or program enabling effective identification and monitoring of risk response.
Ensure the implementation of Procurement Management strategies and templates and be a strategic partner in the selection of procurement partners.
Responsible for evaluating a range of projects with the goal of facilitating staffing, resolving resource allocation conflicts, and monitor staff utilization on the activities that will generate the highest business value aligned with the prioritization process. May recruit, hire, onboard, manage, and develop direct staff.
Build and sustain effective stakeholder relationships at all levels, particularly with business partners. Develop stakeholder strategies for the effective management across broad range of expectations and requirements.
Implement effective communications management strategies to senior management with specific emphasis on business objectives delivery, efficient resource deployment, effective risk and issue management.
Responsible for effective meeting management and group facilitation activities for programs/projects in scope
Support the management of divisional/department strategic planning activities to meet divisional/department goals.
May manage all levels of project managers. Influences talent strategy in the department. Regularly coaches team members and peers to elevate team performance.
Leads programs. Advises other Project Management roles on major programs. Drive project and program cost efficiencies. Make portfolio spend decisions. Has a deep understanding of how to apply quality system(s).
Knowledge and Capabilities:
Shows care and concern about team members, regardless of background, and creates an inclusive team environment for team members with different cultural backgrounds
Demonstrates tact and diplomacy when confronted with politically contentious situations, stays calm under pressure and has great conflict resolution skills
Consistently drives results despite demanding deadlines, and proactively seeks to go above and beyond, taking on additional responsibility and leadership roles where appropriate
Leads a stellar team - knows how to play to people's strengths; creates an environment of high morale with strong recognition and barrier removal team members
Can gain end-user/stakeholder feedback across all levels to make the project better, efficiently using stakeholders' time and incorporates feedback throughout the project/program life cycle
Is a great communicator both formally and informally; use accessible language and can speak confidently and with a sense of authority
Is a great influencer - gains agreement from both sides of discussion, expertly crafting arguments to objections
Forges strong relationships with outside colleagues and incorporates insight on common delivery and execution challenges from network to drive projects and improve team performance
Actively seeks to develop awareness of project objectives and how they relate to broader organizational goals and prioritizes project tasks based on impact to these goals.
Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one for project or program, applying a structured approach to problem solving without deferring to others
Deals well with ambiguity and can make decisions with relevant but not necessarily complete information
Works well with a wide variety of people, adapt to change and encourage cooperative learning through performance feedback
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (strongly desired):
PMP or equivalent
Medical device product development and commercialization
MBA or MS preferred
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (must have):
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