Manager, Information Governance in Kalamazoo, MI bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 11/26/2019



The Manager, Information Governance--to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan--will be a key member of Stryker's Global Legal and Compliance Team. This professional will implement and manage the company-wide Records and Information Management (RIM) Program. During the development and implementation of the Program, the Manager, Information Governance will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day work effort and coordination of activities in support of Program development and implementation.  Following implementation this individual will oversee the daily operations of the Program, directing the application of and compliance with the Program by business units across the Company. The primary responsibility will be to promote effective records and information management throughout the Company. This person will further plan and coordinate activities that support information governance practices. This person will also facilitate the Information Governance Steering Committee. Activities of the Steering Committee include chairing regularly occurring Steering Committee meetings, setting agendas, recording minutes, and maintaining a formal charter.

Additionally, this professional will:

  • Advance the Company’s goals of reduced risk, increased business efficiency, and reduced costs through development of a robust Records and Information Management (RIM) Program.
  • Establish strong relationships with key business partners and functions (including the Global Information Services Department) with a goal of fostering a collaborative approach to developing, implementing, managing, and maintaining the Program.  Collaborate closely with IS to oversee the analysis, selection, configuration, and implementation of technology solutions to support Program objectives.
  • Develop recommendations and influence Company strategy on the development of or revisions to policies, procedures, or systems with a goal of developing a Program that allows for high levels of performance and builds competitive advantages related to information governance.
  • Lead, oversee, and establish accountability related to the development and implementation of the Program, including all plans, tasks and initiatives to ensure organizational adoption.
  • Participate in and influence collaborative work teams in developing and implementing procedures and best practices in connection with the Program; oversee functional and divisional efforts related to record retention and destruction activities.
  • Lead the ongoing review and assessment of the Program and establish and maintain benchmarking to update Program requirements. Such efforts should include developing and maintaining knowledge of current and emerging laws, regulations, and standards related to information governance. These include industry trends as well as guidance on country, state/provincial or local laws.
  • Manage the planning, development, and administration of training related to the implementation of the Program.
  • Serve as main point of contact between the Program and the Company’s data privacy and cybersecurity functions with a goal enhancing data protection.
  • Maintain policies and procedures and monitor activities and direct auditing related to the Program.
  • Work with Indirect Procurement on issues related to the Company’s relationship and contracts with physical records storage vendors.         
  • Plan, execute and finalize project in compliance with strict deadlines and quality standards and within budget, including acquiring and allocating resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third party consultants to deliver projects according to plan.
  • Lead communication: Facilitate Steering Committee meetings, and provide program updates; Hold regular status meetings with project teams established to achieve Information Governance goals; Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations; Resolve and/or escalate Program-related issues in a timely fashion; Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals; Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent changes when necessary; Determine and assess need for and recruit additional staff/consultants as necessary.
  • Perform other Program-related work as assigned by the Senior Director - Legal Counsel, eDiscovery.

Education and Special Trainings:

  • Undergraduate Degree required.
  • Graduate Degree or professional accreditation preferred.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience in an IG/RIM-related role.
  • Certification in Information Governance related discipline is preferred: CRM (Certified Records Manager), IGP (Information Governance Professional), CIP or CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional).
  • Skilled in writing, presenting and thought leadership.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adept at working with professionals across multiple levels within an organization.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently as well as effectively collaborate with and lead others.
  • Able to work on multiple projects at a time.
  • Experienced in complex project management, business or other relevant field of study.
  • Knowledge of various technologies and systems, including Office 365, SharePoint, content management systems, file analytics tools, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint.

Work From Home: Not available

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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