Program Manager ELPO EMEA in Venlo at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Program Manager PMO is responsible for:

  • Steer and direct the ELPO EMEA MDR Program
  • Steer and manage the approved ELPO EMEA MDR program budget / investments
  • Steer and direct the program team for ELPO EMEA MDR
  • Steer and direct the ELPO EMEA MDR sub program / project manager and ensure the alignment with global MDR team.
  • Accountable for Due Diligence as part of Merger and Acquisitions on behalf of ELPO EMEA
  • Manage Merger & Acquisition Integration projects within ELPO EMEA
  • Steer and direct integration projects on a global scale (as result of merger & acquisitions e.g. Physio Control or Sage Integration) as well as set out the strategy for integration of such.
  • Personally manage high complex integration and transformation projects;
  • Identify, propose and manage supply chain transformational programs as the accountable Program Manager
  • Be accountable and manage business transformation projects with a global scale.
  • Report out on progress to Global Stryker leadership.  
  • Steer and set directives for the project prioritization process within Enterprise Logistics Planning Operations EMEA
  • Manage resource allocation to projects within Supply Chain Operations for Europe Middle East & Africa and set direction on how to bring this in line with day to day operation;
  • Responsible and Accountable for all projects related to bringing in more volumes and new capabilities into the SCO Network.
  • Ensuring alignment between the various projects throughout the organization
  • Report periodically on overall status of all PMO projects for ELPO EMEA and Global ELPO leadership;
  • Deploy and manage process, systems, tools and governance model to optimize PMO framework and guarantee a consistent and high-quality methodology in executing projects and programs.
  • Assess and approve all PMO project charters and implementation plans;
  • Manage SCO Project Managers by monitor costs, schedule and technical performance of component projects and operations while working to ensure the ultimate success of the organization’s business objectives
  • Assess project quality and documentation before handover to (internal) customer(s);
  • Establish and maintain the PMO budget.
  • Provide Project Manager coaching, mentoring and training;
  • Manage Project teams that consist out up to 60+ people.
  • Lead and Manage the CDC PMO Department


  • Experience in a multicultural and multi-functional environment;
  • Drive the content of a project (making analyses and finding solutions; together with the other departments where needed);
  • Strong personality that is motivated by the complexity of a project and will strive for uniformity and project control;
  • Strong background dealing with analytics and creative problem solving in a fast paced operations environment;
  • Ability to run multiple bigger projects/programs the same time and overseeing and supervising additional projects.
  • Helicopter view
  • Drive to achieve;
  • Very strong communicator at all levels of the organization and diplomatic skills;
  • Team worker that understands individual motivators and can bring the team as a whole to the finishing line;
  • Capable of risk evaluation and creative solution engineering;
  • Ability to decision making, to work under pressure and capacity to make good judgement under critical situations. Accuracy and prioritization in a fast paced environment;
  • Cultural awareness
  • Ability to manage cultural changes in regards of Change Management
  • Team work and customer focus.
  • Setting strategic directive for the PMO


  • PMP certification through PMI
  • Master degree in Supply Chain Management, Distribution & Logistics, Operations or equivalent;
  • High understanding of IT & Supply Chain related topics
  • 10+ years demonstrated management and project management/PMO experience in sizeable, multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in an international setting, and in the Medical Device or similar sector;
  • Advanced project management skills (project management, project leadership) with excellent coordination and time-management skills; PgMP certification is a plus.
  • Financial acumen

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 30%


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