Stryker is recruiting a highly organized, personable, and exceptionally resourceful Global HR Project Manager to join our dynamic HR Operations Team in Kalamazoo, MI. We are looking for a motivated individual with a strong sense of accountability, ability to work as part of a fast-moving team, and an ongoing commitment to and investment in our mission. Project Managers lead the realization of Stryker's global HR strategy from start to finish though projects by bringing together global HR teams, other functional stakeholders and business-facing customers. They are responsible for the success, excellence, and growth of a portfolio of projects. HR Operations is the face of HR to our employees. Our core mission is to care for those employees and ensure the success of our colleagues. By ensuring successful project delivery, we improve and expand our services that support our key mission.
This job may be performed remotely from anywhere in the United States, except that this job may not be filled or performed in Colorado.
The individual who fills this position will fill a key role in HR Operations and will directly impact our success. This individual will:
Serve as an advocate/champion for the quality shared services at Stryker, building, promoting and driving best practices globally across the HR function.
Build and maintain relationships with global key stakeholders which include: employees, managers, leaders, and executives. Interface with, influence and manage all stakeholders affected by the project (i.e. Business Leaders, HR Leaders, employees) Build collaborative relationships to ensure alignment and effective execution of projects.
Actively manage (2-3 simultaneously) full lifecycle projects including global HRIT evaluation and implementation projects. Responsibilities include: planning and scoping, writing draft Statements of Work, executing against project timelines, deliverables and budgets, closure of projects, and cutover to customer support. Cultivate strategic relationships with clients, vendors, consultants, and all project team members
Develop and align HR PMO standards and processes w/ senior leaders
Design and deploy PM best practices and influence the use of these standards across global HR functions as an HR capability.
Using knowledge of the business and project, exercise the independent thinking and judgment needed to assess and escalate issues and concerns to relevant workstream leads, program leadership and other functions or teams
Partner with Workday affiliated stakeholders to align HR Project timelines and goals with other Stryker wide initiative to maximize resource and project outcomes
Advise project governance bodies, including steering committees and executive boards, and escalate issues to client and HR project executives, when appropriate
Provide guidance, direction and support to internal project team members, including functional and technical implementation consultants, business process managers, global process owners, and other subject matter experts
Develop and deliver reporting and financial tracking of project budgets
Manage non-billable tasks, internal projects, and skills development of Stryker HR Operations resources when not fully utilized by customer projects.
Monitor and report on project status to all stakeholders (including executive leaders) and demonstrate the thinking and judgement escalate issues as required
10+ years of professional experience is required.
ERP and/or HRIS implementation experience background preferred: 3+ years experience managing Human Resources technology implementations, OR 3+ years of experience managing global software implementations, required.
PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) preferred.
Background in functional or strategic Human Capital Management with knowledge of HR processes desired.
Solid understanding of HR data, function and processes.
Strong influence, relationship building, customer service and communication skills to collaborate across HR functional areas.
A passion for delivering projects that take care of our employees and ensure the success of our colleagues.
Hands on practice experience with Project Management tools including MS Project, Jira, etc.
Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills with an attention to detail.
Excellent problem-solving skills, with an ability to anticipate needs and solve problems proactively.
Proactive, organized, and quality driven.
Effectively manage confidential data, and professional work with colleagues in establishing and adhering to data governance standards.
Ability to thrive in fast-paced environments, be able to manage and work to bring clarity through ambiguity and complexity, and support multiple projects simultaneously.
Highly responsive to business needs.
High level of attention to detail.
Education & Training:
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in information systems, computer science, human resources management, or business administration.
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