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Sr. Lead Analyst, IT Procurement and Vendor Management (R448853)

Aerospace and Aviation

Lead Engineer



Allendale, New Jersey, United States

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

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.

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.

Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

What we do:
  • Facilitates and maintains relationships between Suppliers and internal resources, including IT stakeholders and executive leadership

  • Develops framework for interactions between the Suppliers and the business when negotiating contracts

  • Ensures that contractual requirements are well-communicated and well-understood, and clearly defines expectations from the business

  • Provides reports on status of requests, identify areas for improvement and identifies where requests are stuck in the process.

  • Manages escalation and arbitration of relationship and operational issues if other avenues fail

  • Manages and measures performance of the overall relationship between internal customers and strategic suppliers

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in the business to establish, prioritize and track strategic requirements to be communicated to suppliers

  • Helps establish common goals between key stakeholders and suppliers

  • Ensures effective communication between the organization and each supplier

  • Accountable to build and manage an overall supplier portfolio, that details who/when/how to engage suppliers

  • Drives process alignment between suppliers and consumers

  • Interfaces with Industry thought leaders (Gartner; Forrester, CEB, etc.)

  • Partners with Procurement on coordinating RFPs with suppliers and scoring proposals

What you need:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 6 years professional experience managing/engaging with Suppliers required
  • Minimum of 6 work experience in Contracts, IT or Regulatory Compliance roles required
  • Experience working with various external vendors and internal stakeholders (Legal, IT and other business units) required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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