Stryker STS Deputy Program Manager (F)

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Business Unit: 
Land Systems
Job Location City: 
Sterling Heights
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Job Location Country: 
United States of America
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Project/Program Management
Job Description: 

Requisition Number: 2010
Location: Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided: No
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
Department: Stryker Program Office -Direct - L0557 (Direct)

Position Description:
Exciting opportunity in the Stryker and Specialty Wheeled Vehicles (SSWV) Program Office, primarily supporting the Systems Technical Support (STS) contract. The position will interface and develop relationships with the Government. The position also requires frequent communication and leadership with PD&S, SCM, ED&T, as well as Finance and Contracts. The position includes accountability for contract, financial performance, and supporting and promoting Vision 20/20. Will be responsible for developing cost & schedule estimates, negotiating with the customer as well as GDLS process centers, and accountable for the monthly Current Estimates (CEs). Additionally will monitor labor actuals, material status, and engineering release plans.

Delivering an exceptional Customer experience in this position looks like:

Delivering on our promises - Meet the customer "want" with high-quality and reliable performance; timely and helpful responsiveness; set high expectations and standards

Be a genuine partner - Positive internal & external collaboration, builds trust and teamwork; don't be afraid to say when you don't know or need help (socialize speed bumps)

Be accountable - Respond to inevitable shortfalls with honest, prompt corrective actions; demonstrate humility, judgment and drive; be proactive to provide solutions, even "outside your lane"

Be one Company - Transcendence in representing all aspects of GDLS with all Customers; when a decision is made, everyone supports it

Listen and ask - Complex problem solving, relentless communication; promote culture of decision-making at the lowest level; communicate to balance competing factors (technical, cost, schedule)

Make it easy to do business with us - Don't abandon hard constraints, but little things go a long way; consensus when possible

Balance our financial priorities - Ownership of deliverables and stewardship of Customer trusted resources; compromise for win-win results

Position Requirements:
Bachelors degree in technical or business discipline.
Minimum of 6-9 years experience; will consider fewer years experience with an advanced degree.
Must work well in matrixed team environment.
Prefer a candidate with demonstrated history of leading a multi-disciplinary team to completion of specific Projects.
Must be able to distill detailed programmatic or technical issues into concise and understandable solutions and recommendations.
Must have demonstrated experience of fostering productive customer relationships.
Must have understanding of GDLS program financial principles.

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