Project Manager (R451598)
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 stryker.com
Who we need:
Meticulous documenters.Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.
Self-directed imitators.People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Strategic thinkers.People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
Collaborative partners.People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.What you will do:
Provide overall project direction for schedule, cost, performance, and resources.
Lead a cross-functional project team from early phases to the delivery of fully developed applications.
Closely monitor project performance to be able to recommend schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions as needed to deliver on project commitments. Partner with stakeholders to develop project business cases, determine user needs, and execute user testings. Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to leadership throughout project life cycle.
Develop strong relationships with team members
Create, monitor, and control project plans including: Scope, Schedule / Burndowns / Task Lists / Resources, Business Case / Capital Equipment Request / Budget, Risk Assessments / Mitigation / Contingency Planning
Support development of functional specifications that fully define project and application/product: Cost, Performance criteria
Develop and direct project team members
Provide periodic progress reports to other functional areas of the company affected by the project
Communicate regularly with key stakeholders on project health and key issues
Promote collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders
Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork; drive escalation and resolution of issues
Provide technical expertise in planning, execution, of projects
Maintain excellent relationships with all levels of the matrix organization
Create funding requests, forecast, monitor and report on project financials, and maintain financials in project management tools
Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case
Bachelor’s Degree required
Advanced degree preferred
PMP certification preferred
4+ years of professional experience is required
Extensive record of successfully planning and delivering complex projects
Experience managing remote project teams
Experience in a multicultural and multi-functional environment
Expertise in Microsoft Project and other project management tools
Demonstrated experience in full project management lifecycle for software/maintenance/ development/ implementation projects and IT methodologies (ITIL)
Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions; demonstrated experience managing customer relationships
Ability to define a project, milestones, and objectives from an initial business request.
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