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7 reasons to love Stryker in Colombia

Updated: Apr 3

Stryker began operations in Bogotá, Colombia in 2010. Today this location supports several businesses and divisions including Endoscopy, Instruments, Orthopaedics, Neurotechnology and Medical. Our employees in Bogotá, are dedicated to our shared mission of making healthcare better. Our office in Bogotá, Colombia is located in the northern region of the city, close to several major medical centers.

Our Colombia office at a glance:

Office address: Calle 116 No. 7-15 Piso 10. Oficina 1001

Main businesses: Trauma and Extremities, Neurotechnology, Instruments, Orthopaedics and Spine, Medical

Main functions: Sales and Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RAQA), Human Resources, Compliance and Legal

On-site perks: On-site parking, employee engagement events, free coffee and tea stations throughout the office

Here are 7 reasons to join our team in Colombia

1. Our collaborative culture

People are at the heart of what we do. In Colombia, we are dedicated to fostering a community of collaboration across all departments. Our recognition program encourages people to share their appreciation for team members by sending virtual thank you notes, nominating someone who has gone the extra mile, and recognizing these employees at our quarterly team meeting.

2. Employee development opportunities

At Stryker, we grow talent. We invest in our people and identify their strengths to help develop talented professionals who will thrive in their careers at Stryker.

We are proud to provide developmental resources such as:
  • Mentorship opportunities: Stryker in Colombia organizes Lunch & Learn sessions. This gives less-tenured team members the opportunity to learn from leaders’ experiences and more senior employees the ability to practice their leadership skills and extend their reach of influence.

  • Education policy: To promote a culture of continuous growth, Stryker in Colombia has established an education policy that encourages employees to learn a new language and/or pursue higher education.

  • Free online course access: We understand people learn at their own pace. That is why we have given employees free access to one of the most robust online learning platforms. Here you can take courses to upskill yourself in public speaking, business acumen, leadership and many more hard and soft skills.

3. Employee wellness programs

We prioritize our employee’s health and well-being. In Colombia, we offer two wellness programs to support our employees in reaching their life goals.

Our employee wellness programs at Stryker in Colombia include:
  • Stryker’s Strive for Wellbeing Program: Are you ready to hit your wellness goals? Through our well-being program, employees are equipped with the knowledge to implement and sustain healthy habits and accomplish their personal goals. This program allows you to earn points and prizes as you reach wellness milestones.

  • Employee assistance program (EAP): In addition to partnering with Lifeworks, we offer an employee assistance program that gives employees access to resources that offer financial, legal, and psychological support.

4. Flexible work model

We believe work can be done productively and effectively in various models. That’s why we offer a hybrid work model for administrative functions at our Colombia offices. Employees have the option to work from home using Stryker-provided equipment. This allows our employees to work from home and from the office in accordance with personal and business needs. Learn more about our four flexible work models here.

5. We celebrate you: A day off on your birthday!

Full-time employees are celebrated with the day off on their birthday every year!

6. Our inclusive culture

Stryker in Colombia is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and actively builds a culture of inclusion through our employee resource groups including Stryker’s Women’s Network (SWN). SWN’s purpose is to improve Stryker’s results by fostering an open and inclusive culture, with a focus on attracting, developing, and retaining talented women and driving active membership engagement.

7. Employee engagement events

To promote an engaged workforce while giving back to the local community, Stryker in Colombia has hosted a number of events, including celebrating International Kids Day in partnership with Operation Smile. Stryker in Colombia also hosted a conversation for International Women’s Day that discussed the challenges faced by women. These activities bring social advocacy to the forefront and bring our people together.

Fun fact:

Stryker in Colombia is passionate about creating inclusion throughout their community. The Stryker team hosted 75 children with disabilities and their families for a fun-filled event and created a space for all to feel welcome and celebrated.

Ready to join us on our mission to make healthcare better?



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