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Senior Program Manager, Indirect Procurement

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. -As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible. -Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere-we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. -Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture-our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential. -Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care. -Job DescriptionPrimary Function of Position: The Senior Program Manager is responsible for planning and execution of complex cross-functional projects associated with driving scalability in Indirect Procurement. Scaling the Indirect Procurement organization will provide the many of Intuitive's organizations with faster access to high-quality goods and services at lower costs. Projects will be global in nature and will span a broad range from implementation of new software systems and global program expansion.Roles and Responsibilities: Develops and continuously updates the end-to-end process strategy to ensure Source to Pay (S2P) alignment with overall business and functional objectives; improves visibility across the end-to-end S2P processDrives cross-functional alignment on procurement strategies, goals, resources and timelines. Cross-functional teams include Contract,Procurement Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Travel, Finance, IT,Quality, Regulatory, Compliance, Legal and other Business Units.Works with Finance and Indirect Procurement team leaders to develop and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor performance and highlight opportunities for leverage and process improvement; provide inputs for budgets/forecasts and monitor performance to budgetsOversees and drives the execution of strategic initiatives developed by the S2P Governance Team including process improvements and technology implementations;Facilitates collaboration and alignment across multiple functional entities supporting the S2P processProvides a single point of communication for any constraints, conflicts and other challenges within S2P processesDrives standardization of S2P processes, policies, procedures and job descriptions to ensure optimal utilization of resourcesReduces costs by prioritizing and rationalizing process improvement initiativesWorks cross-functionally to develop roadmaps for major transformation and organizational change management - stakeholder analysis, communication plans, Training material and end user training, solution adoptionDrives business requirements, coordinates testing with business users; drives update of DOPs/SOPs/work instructionsSchedules and leads regular meetings and ad hoc meetings needed to drive S2P improvements; provides clear communication to the organization on project status, critical path, as well as potential areas of riskEnsures compliance to internal business and quality systems and external regulatory standardsQualificationsSkill/Job Requirements: Strong communication and presentation skillsComfortable with all aspects of Indirect Procurement Contract Lifecycle Management, Strategic Sourcing and Source to Pay operations.Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful with the ability to deal with conflict and drive to solutionProven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environmentAbility to handle ambiguity effectively and oversee multiple projects at onceDemonstrated ability to synthesize data, set actionable goals and drive metrics and executionMinimum 8 years of experience involved in leading major cross-functional projectsMedical device experience desiredExperience with supervising people desiredCertification in project management (PMP) desiredMinimum BS or equivalent work experienceAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. - Details can vary by role.Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws. Shift : Day Travel : 10% of the timeJob SummaryJob number: REF4046PDate posted : 2022-05-27Profession: CorporateEmployment type: Full-time

Keywords: Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale , Senior Program Manager, Indirect Procurement, Accounting, Auditing , Sunnyvale, California

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