IT Business Partner

Posted 07 Jun 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 184887


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: Act as the Strategic Partner for all related IT digital matters and projects (e.g. e-commerce, ERP, Pricing, Customer Service), as well as, serving proactively as a trusted advisor and the single point of contact for IT to commercial leaders. Overall responsibility to serve as the strategic interface with the Life Science Research Solutions business unit for the purpose of Information Technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management. The IT Business Partner serves as the business relationship link between business units and IT at the executive/Leadership level.  Provide highly valued strategic consulting level support and guidance through key IT initiatives. Communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff regarding business unit requests and projects and initiatives. Proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to build competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of business units.


Who you are: You have demonstrated leadership in elaborating or influencing high level plans in a changing environment.  You have experience managing matrix capabilities, as well as, managing diverse teams and projects. You have a proactive and collaborative mindset, and are outcome focused and solution oriented. Ability to understand, analyze and identify IT digital solutions towards business challenges and needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or related field required; Master’s, preferred.

  • 10+ years professional experience in related field with a broad range of exposure to various technical environments digitalization and business segments.

  • Executive presentation and communication skills, with experience in communicating with Sr. Management is required.

  • 5+ years leadership experience in building technology strategies and delivering larger project portfolios

  • Deep understanding and practical experience of ecommerce and CRM Applications (e.g. SFDC, SAP etc…) and ERP fundamentals

  • Ability to understand global and local business strategic direction and requirements in a multi country, multi-cultural and matrix environment.

  • Solid foundation in project management methodology

  • Experience within the Life Science industry in the area of diagnostics and food beverage, preferred

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and excellent self-management skills

  • Travel Requirements: up to 30%

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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