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IS Senior Project Manager
Allendale, NJ

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Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary:

Senior Information Services (IS) project managers manage and lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives and are typically assigned to large-scale, high impact projects with moderate to high risk and complexity.

Senior IS project managers direct the daily activities of team members on multiple projects to ensure they provide high quality and cost effective services.

Senior IS project managers also design and develop new approaches to project management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Lead assigned projects ensuring delivery on-time, within scope and within budget
* Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan with resource capacity and actuals analysis
* Liaise with resource managers to ensure resources are available to support the timelines within the project schedule
* Utilize risk management strategies to actively manage project risks that may impact project cost, quality, scope or schedule
* Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
* Review and approve time cards associated with your project
* Create business case financial models
* Forecast, monitor and report on project financials, and maintain financials in project management tools
* Manage change requests by assessing impact to scope, schedule and cost; and communicate with key stakeholders
* Liaise with the supplier management groups as needed on supplier engagement, quality of services, experience and cost
* Partner with the project team to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, standards, procedures, and associated documentation including but not limited to computer systems validation, SOX, and PM standards
* Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports
* Represent the project in various project governance and inter-departmental forums
* Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case
* Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
* Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria and deliver project to meet those metrics and criteria
* Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
* Assist, share learning, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects

Education & Special Trainings:

* Bachelor's Degree required
* PMP certification highly desired
* Six-Sigma or related experience a plus

Qualifications & Experience:

* Minimum 7 years of professional experience is required
* Proven record of planning and delivering complex projects
* Experience managing remote project teams desired
* Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Project preferred
* Demonstrated experience in full project management lifecycle for software/maintenance/ development/ implementation projects and IT methodologies (ITIL)
* Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions; demonstrated experience managing customer relationships

Physical & Mental Requirements:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to understand, analyze and report on financial data
* Proven ability to build team cohesion and motivate people
* Self-motivated and organized with a strong desire to succeed
* Ability to confidently challenge others at a level of informed understanding
* Ability to guide change and influence decision making

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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