The Project Manager, Business Enablement will lead and execute all projects in scope within EEMEA whilst providing leadership on project and process improvement methodologies to drive business growth and support the development of a continuous improvement culture. This role will focus on engaging closely with the business to execute projects and prioritize improvement opportunities. These projects will be primarily strategic, cross-organizational initiatives to integrate businesses, implement new technologies, and automate and simplify significant business operations.
Develop trusted relationships with the EEMEA leadership team and other key stakeholders.
Ability to influence at all levels within the organization.
Define and confirm project scope, business case, budget, timeline and resources needed
Develop and lead the design and implementation of a common project management methodology, standards and tools to drive and facilitate the successful delivery of projects.
Establish and communicate to the executive stakeholders a PMO project plan including scope, prioritization, resource requirements, milestones, and timing without incurring unnecessary cost or delay to the project.
Identify and manage risks and issues to ensure that critical problems are escalated at the earliest opportunity and mitigating actions are implemented, in line with change control processes.
Define tracking metrics/KPI's and reporting system and processes
Weekly, monthly and quarterly status reporting
Identify and create cross team/region linkages (including indirect channels/3rd party vendor
Leverage experts and resources from Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, RAQA, Legal, IT etc where necessary
Conduct & Compliance
Abide by and support the policies set forth in the Stryker Code of Conduct
Understand that compliance with the Code of Conduct, as it may be amended by Stryker Corporation from time to time, is a condition of continued employment with Stryker
Conduct work in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations and in accordance with Stryker's high ethical standards
Report any violations of these policies and procedures to Stryker management or in the manner outlined in Stryker's Ethics Hotline Policy
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Excellent analytical skills: Must be able to analyze and resolve complex issues of a broad scope using independent judgment
Solid interpersonal skills: Internal Staff, Management and Commercial
Demonstrates strong communication and presentation skills
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures
Effective planning and organizational skills: Ability to prioritize work and keep accurate, detailed and confidential records
Ability to anticipate impact and proactively take initiative beyond direct responsibility
Advanced Lean Six Sigma principles including Value Stream Mapping, 5S, DMAIC approach,
Proficiency with related software tools including but not limited to Microsoft Project Manager, Excel etc.
Education & Qualifications
University Degree required
PMP certification preferred
PMO experience required
Lean Certifcation required from an accredited program.
8+ years experience in project management and lean six sigma methodologies
Previous experience establishing a PMO in a complex business environment
Medical Device Company experience necessary
Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience and performance over time at Stryker will be considered
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