Senior Manager, PMO in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Want

Enablers.  People who empower teams and enable them to seek out the hard projects and challenge the status quo to build better solutions and processes.

Strategists.  Leaders who can see the forest through the trees and make strategic recommendations to help the business grow

Collaborators. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make and strengthen connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Achievers.  Change agents who strive to accomplish tasks and are constantly driven to do more.

Purpose-driven Visionaries: People who thrive when they have a mission that matters:  Making Stroke History.

What You Will Do

As a Senior Manager in our new products PMO, you will inspire and mentor a team of project/program managers to create high-functioning project teams and develop innovative and best-in-class stroke products--stents, coils, catheters, and more--to our customers. You will efficiently manage team workflow to support a wide range of projects in development phases ranging from early feasibility to commercialization. You will partner with cross-functional leaders to develop comprehensive product development and lifecycle plans and drive alignment with business objectives. You build bridges and negotiate solutions, influencing and communicating within and outside your team, driving decisions across all levels of the organization. You will be contributing to the standardization of the project management best practices and seeking opportunities to harmonize processes and systems across programs. Your professional development is our key investment; we expect you to grow your talents while learning and applying project and program management principles, stroke treatment techniques, and organizational best practices to ensure we deliver the best products to our customers.

You MUST have: 

  •  A bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field 
  • At least 5 years cross-functional medical device design & development experience 
  • At least 3 years people management experience 
  • A sense of urgency in driving projects and desire to set ambitious goals and work aggressively to help teams meet project schedule
  • The ability to analyze complex situations, distill issues, develop insights, challenge the status quo, and synthesize recommendations 
  • Competence in using negotiation and excellent interpersonal communications skills to gain consensus and defend decisions across the organization vertically and horizontally  

We would prefer you to ALSO have: 

  • A master's degree in an engineering or technical field, and/or business administration 
  • A PMP(R) certification 
  • Proven experience strategically establishing, developing, and growing a technical function 
  • Extensive knowledge of 21 CFR 820.30 - Design Controls and ISO 13485 section 7.3 - Design and Development
  • Experience with using and/or administering Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software
  • A track record of contributing to successful medical device product introduction including at least one significant program from proof-of-concept through pilot production

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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