IT Advisor

Posted 11 Feb 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 187532


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 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: You will manage the relationship between Life Sciences IT and a number of partner business functions working for the Life Sciences division (Strategy & Business Development, Human Resources, Finance & Controlling, and Communication).


This role is critical for identifying, influencing, and delivering innovative IT solutions, aligned to the partner functions’  business expectations, and ensuring that service levels are met.


Who you are: Curious and proficient in both business and IT matters, you are able to understand and review business requirements and recommend technological solutions that can be integrated and deployed in the environment. You can identify key business processes and the technologies that support them, document the interrelationship of businesses and technologies, to outline dependencies and risks. Finally, you are able to evaluate the cost effectiveness and potential benefits of proposed interventions versus alternative options. Your interpersonal skills and thoughtful leadership allow you to build the needed relationships and rapport with your business and IT colleagues.


  • Bachelor’s degree with focus in a business discipline such as Accounting /Finance or IT with knowledge of theories, principles and concepts. Master’s or MBA preferred
  • Overall 10+ year of experience in a business facing or business function roles
  • Strong proven track record of project and program management
  • Sound understanding of a company’s business and technology strategies and established business process areas and the ways in which technology may impact and enhance business processes
  • Strong technical skills to be able to evaluate technology and process alternatives
  • Good written skills as well as high interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem analysis and influencing / networking skills


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill 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 his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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