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Stryker Senior Manager Tender Management Program in Duisburg, Germany

We are further building and growing our Business Enablement Solutions Team consisting of approx. 17 talented and highly educated professionals, covering all commercial analytics and sales enabling solutions for Stryker Europe.

  • Do you want to join a company which aims to improve people´s lives on a daily base?

  • Do you enjoy being the excellent leader with the leadership skills and solid track record of driving change management?

  • Are you the Senior Manager with strong communication and change management skills, and knowledge of Tendering within the Med Tech industry?

  • Do you love engaging with internal customers and colleagues – on all levels in the organisation?

Yes? This will then be your next challenge!

We are recruiting for a strong, innovative, analytical Tender Program Leader with a problem-solving mindset and strong interpersonal skill to work in a multi-functional environment. You will lead a business transformation project at different levels within the organisation, across all Europe markets as to establish a centre of excellence for Tender Management. You are an excellent presenter trough storytelling and inspiring others to drive Tender management across Europe.

You will play a pivotal role in the design up to launch of new cutting-edge digital capabilities, partnering with the local Tender Management departments across all European markets and the global Information Service project team .You will be the primary advocate for the local commercial business teams to drive adoption of the new, European aligned Tender process and the to be launched digital commercial capabilities as to enable execution of Tender management with commercial excellence. Furthermore, you will centrally build and lead the Tender analytics capability.

You report into the Business Enablement Senior Director, operate independently, manage one up to few direct reports (lead Tender analyst) and act as a real team-player who can successfully operate within a matrix by influencing sales leaders and local tender managers.

Next to this you will also:

  • Manage the central Tender Tool Lead Analyst responsible for administrating the tools, delivering tool training and 2nd level support

  • Execute a strategy to drive change management, achieve mass adoption and realize value as defined at the start of the project, partnering with global IS department and all local Tender Managers.

  • Develop future Tender solutions strategy that drives the growth and support of Tender Management process in Europe

  • Understands and effectively applies business requirement prioritization methods.

  • Must be comfortable working independently in a cross functional environment with minimal guidance and influence without authority commercial leadership.

  • Develop and lead a super user community that will be expert level users of the process and technical capabilities, that train end users and provide first level support to the community

What you need:

  • You ideally bring a 5+ years’ experience in the MedTech sales and/or Tender Management area

  • You bring the energy and drive to deliver the best Tender management at Stryker Europe

  • You have min a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree

  • You are fluently in English, optionally combined with another European language

  • Position is preferably based out of Amsterdam, can be executed remotely (internal Stryker candidates only) when co-located with a local Tender Management team but travel is required up to 25% For external candidate you are living in or around Amsterdam or willing to commute to Amsterdam, but we are open to international candidates willing to relocate to Amsterdam area on your own support.

  • You are an analytical talent with a problem-solving mindset. With excellent presentation skills

  • Proven track record in project management and process improvement/ change management and will act as entrepreneur with a curious and highly proactive behaviour

  • You get energized by traveling across Europe

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com