Program Manager, Transformation

Stryker Corporation Lansing , MI 48907

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Who we want-

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

What you will do-

On Global Quality and Operation's (GQO's) journey to becoming a world class value chain partner, the GQO Transformation is a focused investment in large scale programs to advance our value delivery through evolving capability, driving efficiency, and engaging talent. The Program Manager, Transformation Delivery will play a key role through ensuring complex, transformative initiatives meet objectives by ensuring robust program management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with GQO transformation initiative owners to build program plans for delivery of strategic and financial objectives

  • Influence across the organization by building global relationships

  • Ensure business, quality and financial context is understood and represented in program design and decisions

  • Assume overall responsibility for multiple projects within the overall program including business readiness deliverables and drive adherence to phase gate exit and overall project deadlines

  • Assign accountability and authority for decisions across the team

  • Communicates and sets expectations across divisions, functions, 3rd party vendors, consulting partners, project teams, and stakeholders depending on program needs

  • Creates and maintains appropriate program documentation (e.g. charter, road map, benefits map) to meet business goals and program objectives

  • Connects with partners/end users to deliver value to business through opportunity identification, solution delivery, and change management

  • Responsible for program budget estimation, monitoring, and attainment

  • Creates and maintains a program risk assessment to ensure program risk identification and response

  • Responsible for portfolio resource planning including work load allocation and capacity planning to help determine project sequencing in the program

  • Will work with constituent Project Managers or Associates to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the organization's business objectives

  • Assess trade-offs for changes to project scope, schedule, and costs that impact the program and related projects

  • Responsible to improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, influencing, training, mentoring and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency, and inspire excellence

  • Acts as an escalation point; drives collaboration with program and project team members to resolve conflicts, project issues, and deviations and drives them to resolution

  • May be responsible for managing project managers and project personnel, as well as lead indirect resources

  • Coordinate the activities of 1 or more exempt and/or non-exempt employees

What you need-

  • Bachelor's degree required (emphasis in management or related discipline preferred) or equivalent

  • Master's degree highly preferred

  • Project Manager Certification preferred

  • 10+ years demonstrated management experience in at least one discipline (Finance, Procurement, IT, R&D, Ops, etc.) highly preferred

  • Demonstrated versatility and a willingness to manage and lead a team through change and ambiguity

  • Demonstrated experience leading multiple complex projects demanding cross functional cooperation and the resultant timely completion of these projects

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, collaborative team work, conflict management, and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated experience in building trusting relationships with mid-level management and presenting proposals to executives

  • Demonstrated ability to generate and explain opportunity analysis and value assessments accurately

  • Demonstrated experience dealing with suppliers and outside services

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor, train, and develop direct and indirect team members

  • Demonstrated proficiency to maintain program records in a PPM system such as; Microsoft Project SharePoint, Visio, and Office

Work From Home: Remote

Travel Percentage: 30%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


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Program Manager, Transformation

Stryker Corporation