Senior Director, IT Business Partner Joint Replacement

Stryker Corporation Mahwah , NJ 07430

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

This role will lead the organization accountable for business partnering and information services for the Joint Replacement Division. The individual will develop and manage business partnerships with the according leadership teams to formulate IT strategy and architecture in alignment with divisional business strategy and objectives. The individual will continue to drive key programs to achieve financial, operational and customer service goals.

Key responsibilities include: lead an engaged and effective team, build strong collaborative relationships with division leadership and teams; manage the division IT budget and guide the division in effectively investing in IS to meet strategic objectives by providing knowledge and expertise to department heads and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and prioritizing initiatives; prepare, define, and monitor IS projects to address business needs; and, manage alignment of project deliverables with business requirements throughout the project and delivery life cycle.

  • Drive IT value creation and customer satisfaction for the Joint Replacement Division

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with division leadership and act as a liaison between IT and the Joint Replacement Division.

  • Provide business partnering and consulting services with regard to business models, business expansion and growth as well as processes and organization

  • Drive creation of positive impact on revenue and margin, process efficiency and productivity as well as strategic capability development and improvement through delivering IT, digital, process and data innovations

Take leadership in defining the future of digital solutions within the divisions ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes to articulate the context of projects and processes in business terms

  • Participate in the development of business and IT strategic plans; take the lead in executing these plans within the area of responsibility

  • Lead the execution of core IT programs

  • Lead, engage and develop Business Analysts, Project Managers, Architects and other IS resources to:

  • Address the division's IT priorities at agreed upon service levels and expectations

  • Conduct meetings and interviews with division stakeholders and facilitating cross-functional sessions to define and document high-level business requirements and project scope

  • Build strong partnerships with business stakeholders

  • 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 division leadership

  • Monitor service level metrics for the division to ensure that all SLAs are being met

  • Identify opportunities where conflicts/synergies/redundancies exist between business capabilities and systems to improve IT effectiveness

  • Contribute to the budgeting process and lead and recommend CERs for division IS projects

  • Manage the IS budget for the Commercial business in the Joint Replacement Division

  • Liaise with other IS stakeholders in ERP, Shared Services, Infrastructure and Governance to ensure alignment and ensure a smooth integration of process output with the rest of the IS/IT environment

  • Closely partner with the appropriate business partners from other GIO organizations where required by physical location proximity or organizational alignment.

  • Communicate on projects by issuing regular status updates and managing communication within team, IS organization and the Joint Replacement divisional

  • Perform other duties as directed

Education & special trainings:

  • Bachelor's degree and 15+ years of professional work experience in IT/IS and/or business discipline required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an IT/IS function.

Required qualifications & 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 IS requirements

  • Project management experience, working with internal and external cross-divisional team members, preferably with IS projects

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control

  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with both divisional leaders and technical teams

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, manage, engage and develop a high performing team

  • Good business acumen and negotiation skills

  • Cultural sensitivity and acting with respect for the diversity in the region.

  • Strong organizational capabilities to manage multiple priorities

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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Senior Director, IT Business Partner Joint Replacement

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