IT Business Partner Life Science

Posted 08 Jan 2020

Singapore City, Singapore - Singapore

Req Id 202019


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 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.

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 APAC commercial leader. Overall responsibility to serve as the strategic interface with the Life Science APAC business units 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.   

Provide both tactical & Strategic leadership in a matrix organization structure for both BAU & 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. 

  • 8+ 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 managing tech teams and delivering large IT project portfolios 

  • Good understanding of ecommerce and CRM Applications 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 preferred 

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

  • Travel Requirements: up to 25% 


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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