Senior Solution Manager , IT ERP - GQO Procurement (Hybrid or Onsite)
Location: Allendale, New Jersey
Internal Number: R456118
Who we Want:
Effective communicators: People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
Talent developers: Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Managers who drive performance: People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
The Sr. Solution Manager is responsible for own E2E Ariba ISM solution and delivery for integrated systems within the procurement area and corresponding set of applications.
Sr. Solution manager will also be responsible for managing people within Ariba track. In this role the Sr. Solution manager will partner with Technical Analysts and Technical functional Analysts to understand the overall business need, define overarching requirements and create high-level architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms and develop an overarching architectural design and model that will support Stryker's business needs.
The Sr. Solution manager is responsible for planning & executing deliverables, verifying the detailed technical documents, validating the configuration within the assigned applications, and ensuring solutions are delivered based on the architected design.
What you will do:
Responsible for the delivery of Ariba ISM solutions for E2E strategic and operational procurement business processes within GAD SC organization
Responsible for planning & managing deliverables along with SI's, business and PMP for Ariba ISM project .
Responsible for managing SOW's
Responsible for managing talent & groom Ariba talent within GAD SC organization
Responsible for resolving conflicts within core execution team and escalate RAID to program governance team as appropriate
Responsible for the delivery of capabilities and other supporting technologies within the Ariba ISM.
Responsible for the reviews and measures work quality performed by the Systems Integrator teams and provide recommendations for improvement.
Manages and coordinates with external suppliers, eco system IT team and deployment partners to ensure they meet their contracted deliverables, agreed upon timelines, and quality metrics.
Perform activities following Stryker's Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) framework and processes.
Play a significant role within the Architecture Review Board, in not only defining application standards, but also driving the final decision on solution.
Accountable for the Solution Review Board activities driving architecture decisions, technical approvals across the application area, and alignment of scope against Run team minor releases.
Lead solution development and implementation for new systems and enhancements and participate in defining technical standards for the specialty area.
Produce or review detailed functional and technical documents, configure and/or develop within the assigned applications and understand the overall design and architecture of an Ariba platform and deliver the end to end technical solution.
Play a key role in transitioning the knowledge of the new/enhanced capabilities (including technical aspects) to the Service Delivery Team(s).
Responsible for all technical design, prototypes/mock-ups, development, testing and delivery of solutions for release cycles and/or new projects within the Ariba ISM space.
Works closely with strategic solution partners, business process owners, architects/leads from other tracks and super users to close out every phase as part of deployment playbook or project methodology.
Proactively identify business and system improvements, make recommendations, take ownership and bring those initiatives to successful implementation in Ariba ISM area.
Collaborate with other Global ERP Program teams, IT Business Partners, Build and Run teams, various Infrastructure teams, and Business Deployment teams.
Manage a team of End-to-End architects leading and facilitating cross-platform workshops, setting direction for technical and configuration solutions, and meeting project schedules and milestones.
Partner with Business Analysts in understanding system requirements and translating into solutions within an application and/or application stack
Manages and coordinates with external suppliers and deployment partners to ensure they meet their contracted deliverables, agreed upon timelines, and metrics
Hands-on experience across several disciplines.
What you need:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the areas of Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study is required.
Master's degree in MIS, MBA or related disciplines is preferred.
Minimum of 10+ years of professional experience with Direct & Indirect Procurement, Sourcing, Ariba ISM full life-cycle implementations and demonstrated project implementation experience is required
Minimum of 5+ of Direct & Indirect project implementation experience in Ariba sourcing, supplier life cycle performance, supplier risk mgmt., guided buying, and Supplier collaboration (Ariba) is required
Deep understanding of systems, configuration and business processes within Ariba ISM and integration with SAP and non-SAP systems is required
Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills including the ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms is required
In depth understanding of the Ariba Application Architecture & Technology including SAP ECC & S4/Hana is required
Hybrid or Onsite - Role requires reasonable proximity to a Stryker facility and provides the flexibility to decide on either a hybrid or onsite working arrangement. Selected candidate would be hired in as one of these options.
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
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