【求人No NJB1028679】 The job holder acts as the IT business partner to Tokyo based business units including ConsumerHealth Animal Health Ophthalmology and Oncology. In addition this role acts as the Tokyo site managerand is responsible for the IT staff at the Tokyo site. Equipped with an intimate knowledge of local businessand IT the IT business partner works closely with the business function to identify opportunities to improvethe performance of the business through IT products and innovative solutions. He/She manages theportfolio of IT projects and services together with the business stakeholders to align with the businessstrategy and optimize business value. In addition the IT business partner has key responsibility forensuring end user and business satisfaction with IT projects services and solutions and works to developmeasures to ensure continuous improvement of IT services. He/She will also manage select/key projectsand lead change management activities to ensure success and business benefit realization.【Major tasks and responsibilities】1. Acts as primary contabayerct for the respective business area and drives business relationship2. Provides strategic tactical and operational advice to the business3. Shapes the local IT strategy from the divisional perspective following the guidance of and ensuringalignment with global divisional Business Partnering4. Maintains external perspective measure and articulate IT trends competitor insights and innovations thatdrive business value.5. Brokers IT solutions to meet divisional business needs involving subject matter experts from other ITfunctions.6. Ensures support/change management of end user in applying IT in daily business7. Serves as escalation point in case of major issues8. Manages IT investments and IT project portfolio with strategic business priorities in full alignment withglobal business partners and divisional stakeholders with key stakeholders (costs/budget scope andplanning etc.)9. Represents divisional priorities and requirements and ensure business insights are shared within thecountry IT organization10. Ensures IT Innovation along the Business' strategy and priorities and drive local Communities(Digital/Innovation) through Tools Methods Guidance and best practice11. Collaborates with global business partners to ensure local business needs are known and understood represents country in global BP related communities.
Min of 5 10 years of overall experience in business and/or IT functions and ideally strong businessknowledge of one or more of functional or business process areas including product development finance/accounting marketing and sales or manufacturing. Preferred experience working in life science pharmaceutical OTC or related industry environment. Native Japanese with English fluency (spoken and written) preferred Strong customer orientation and focus Senior management leadership and consulting/influencing skills to align stakeholders and successfullypropose and implement IT solutions according to strategic priorities. General strategic thinking as well as conceptual and technical knowledge in depth knowledge aboutbusiness models strategies and processes on a global level Experienced in multidisciplinary project and corresponding change management Highly developed communication and active listening skills; contact must be developed and maintained withsenior and executive management throughout business and within the functional community Courage to act as strategic advisor and discuss with divisional representatives on eye to eye level IT and business degrees preferred MBA an asset.