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Manager - PMO

Company: Stryker Corporation
Location: Fremont
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Managers collaborate with project stakeholders to orchestrate the success of the portfolio. This position will be in the new product development discipline focused on leading a team of project managers that are responsible for driving all activities (including any pre-clinical, design verification/validation) required to gain approval and launch in Stryker Neurovascular's key commercialization markets. Technical Responsibilities: * Partners with stakeholders across Marketing, R&D, PMO, Regulatory, Clinical and Stryker NV's regional teams to manage country specific product launch roadmap and conduct periodical portfolio reviews * Identify opportunities and pro-actively drive the implementation of acceleration strategies to reduce time-to-market in key markets * Drive process improvement initiatives focused on improving operational agility and reducing time-to-market in key markets * Collaborate with project stakeholders to develop and manage project scope. Contribute to the creation of detailed Work Breakdown Structure. * Contribute to the detailed project Gantt chart. Collaborate with PM on major workstreams, and intersecting milestones. Own your teams project schedule * Collaborate with cross-functional managers to define project budget. Monitor and maintain your team's costs within budget. * Ensure the implementation of Quality Management strategies and templates and be a strategic partner in the selection of Quality partners. * Implement risk management strategies and templates for projects or program enabling effective identification and monitoring of risk response. * Ensure the implementation of Procurement Management strategies and templates and be a strategic partner in the selection of procurement partners. * Responsible for evaluating a range of projects with the goal of facilitating staffing, resolving resource allocation conflicts, and monitor staff utilization on the activities that will generate the highest business value aligned with the prioritization process. May recruit, hire, onboard, manage, and develop direct staff. * Build and sustain effective stakeholder relationships at all levels, particularly with business partners. Develop stakeholder strategies for the effective management across broad range of expectations and requirements. * Implement effective communications management strategies to senior management with specific emphasis on business objectives delivery, efficient resource deployment, effective risk and issue management. * Responsible for effective meeting management and group facilitation activities for programs/projects in scope * Support the management of divisional/department strategic planning activities to meet divisional/department goals. * May manage all levels of project managers. Influences talent strategy in the department. Regularly coaches team members and peers to elevate team performance. * Leads programs. Advises other Project Management roles on major programs. Drive project and program cost efficiencies. Make portfolio spend decisions. Has a deep understanding of how to apply quality system(s). Knowledge and Capabilities: * Shows care and concern about team members, regardless of background, and creates an inclusive team environment for team members with different cultural backgrounds * Demonstrates tact and diplomacy when confronted with politically contentious situations, stays calm under pressure and has great conflict resolution skills * Consistently drives results despite demanding deadlines, and proactively seeks to go above and beyond, taking on additional responsibility and leadership roles where appropriate * Leads a stellar team - knows how to play to people's strengths; creates an environment of high morale with strong recognition and barrier removal team members * Can gain end-user/stakeholder feedback across all levels to make the project better, efficiently using stakeholders' time and incorporates feedback throughout the project/program life cycle * Is a great communicator both formally and informally; use accessible language and can speak confidently and with a sense of authority * Is a great influencer - gains agreement from both sides of discussion, expertly crafting arguments to objections * Forges strong relationships with outside colleagues and incorporates insight on common delivery and execution challenges from network to drive projects and improve team performance * Actively seeks to develop awareness of project objectives and how they relate to broader organizational goals and prioritizes project tasks based on impact to these goals. * Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one for project or program, applying a structured approach to problem solving without deferring to others * Deals well with ambiguity and can make decisions with relevant but not necessarily complete information * Works well with a wide variety of people, adapt to change and encourage cooperative learning through performance feedback PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (strongly desired): * PMP or equivalent * Medical device product development and commercialization * MBA or MS preferred MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (must have): BS or equivalent 8+ years of work experience

Keywords: Stryker Corporation, Fremont , Manager - PMO, Executive , Fremont, California

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