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Senior Manager, Business Data Governance - Process and Change Management (R453080)

Business Development




Flower Mound, Texas, United States

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker's vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.

Why join Stryker?

We are proud to be named one the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Why finance at Stryker?

Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation? Stryker is the only company with 40 consecutive years of sales growth! Here, you will have many opportunities to learn and grow as we offer development opportunities unique for each employees needs including training, certifications, mentorship, leadership programs, tuition reimbursement, one-on-one coaching and more!

Stryker has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager Business Data Governance. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a new team in building a data governance program across a dynamic growth organization!

What you will do

  • Enable the implementation of the master data governance framework, with a focus on improving data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to behaviors, policies, standards, principles, metrics, processes, related tools, and data architecture.

  • Foster a culture in the Business Data Governance team focused on all aspects of employee development, including the oversight of goal setting, sharing of best practices, workload balancing, teambuilding, and professional development.

  • Partner closely with the Enterprise business process leads and systems implementation organizations to enable efficient and effective end-to-end business processes.

  • Influence key business partners to build consensus, make decisions, and execute plans to implement and support master data standards.

  • Design, develop and deliver training.

  • Design, develop, and implement risk mitigation and management plans.

  • Focus on the development and engagement of talented subject matter experts, building domain competency within the team and across the enterprise.

  • Drive harmonized best practice processes across all divisions and geographies.

What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or IS/IT required.

  • 10+ years of experience in Data Quality, Data Governance, or Data Management functions.

  • 4+ years of people management and leadership experience.

  • Advanced analytic skills including SQL, data visualization, and database dependencies.

  • Experience configuring data quality rules and dashboards in Informatica, SAP EIM, Collibra, or comparable tool.

  • Strong foundation in SAP S/4 Hana and supporting modules, as well as diverse knowledge with regards to multiple ERP platforms (e.g. Oracle, JDE).

  • Strong leadership, communication, collaboration skills and a global, enterprise mindset.

  • Well versed in data quality best practices.

  • Ability to think strategically while operating tactically to implement global data standards and global technical/process solutions.

  • Ability to meet the rigorous deadlines of a growth company; ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities, coordinate, and manage multiple projects.

  • Experience collaborating cross-functionally in a global matrix structure and influencing peers and stakeholders.

  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues while addressing root cause issues and preventing repeated issue.

  • Previous leadership of highly skilled professionals required.

  • Experience with ERP implementations, data mapping, cleansing, and migration management.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to deliver a common message tailored to the specific audience.

  • CDMP, CIMP or IQCP certifications highly desired.

  • Fluency in English required.

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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