Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
What you will do:
The IT Business Analysis Senior Manager is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with the GQO Procurement teams with a specific focus on Business Analytics and innovative procurement platforms. The Senior Manager will work closely with the GQO Procurement IT Business Partner to ensure consistency in the customer relationship. The Senior Manager will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to department heads and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and supporting prioritization. The Senior Manager will work closely with the business to understand complex business needs and processes and to act as a liaison between the business and technical teams.
The Business Analysis Senior Manager will establish and improve business analysis processes and mentor business analysts. They are responsible for understanding business processes, eliciting, and documenting requirements, and coordinating communication among various business groups and IT technical teams for critical and complex projects. Individuals in this position understand business processes, have experience working with multiple technologies, and have demonstrated the ability to work with business users at all levels in the organization.
Essential duties & responsibilities:
Build and maintain strong relationship with the global business teams and act as a liaison between multiple stakeholders across the GQO organizations, specifically procurement.
Build a strong understanding of the procurement processes (including sourcing, risk management, performance management and traditional purchase-to-pay) within the Global Quality and Operations (GQO) organization and apply this understanding to IT strategies and implementations.
Partner with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements.
Define tangible use cases that align desired technology output to commercial objectives.
Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.
Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IT technical teams.
Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.
Manage monthly or quarterly release processes, prioritize changes, and ensure high quality requirements and testing.
Lead business requirements gathering and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure requirements are understood and signed off prior to development commencement.
What you need
Bachelor's degree required
Bachelor's in Business Administration or Computer Information Systems preferred
Minimum 10 years of professional experience is required
Extensive knowledge of medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry and basic knowledge of adjacent areas in terms of processes, organization, products and IS requirements highly preferred
Demonstrated acumen in procurement business processes is preferred
Experience working with business leaders is required.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control required
Experience with process mapping is required.
Experience documenting complex processes and presenting them in a clear and understandable format is required.
Experience understanding, evaluating, and recommending changes to business processes are required.
Expertise of Agile Development and formal Project management methodologies is preferred.
Experience developing strategic business process methodologies to drive collaboration and business results preferred
Experience with project management and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies is preferred.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK