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APAC Senior IT Manager - Business Partnership
- A senior role with global exposure in a well-known multinational corporation
- Overlooks an investment budget of $1m - $2.5m
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established MNC from U.S in fast-moving consumer goods sector, IT plays a crucial role.
*Partners with business leaders leveraging business knowledge for (a) functional area(s).
*Participates in Governance meetings at a peer / (Snr.) manager level and creates investment roadmap for project activities within area of responsibility.
*Consults with key regional segment leaders to determine strategic business needs from an IT perspective, providing insights and inputs to the IT strategic business planning process.
*Partners with key regional segment leaders to identify and define how to improve business performance through the application of technology, optimization of information flow and usage of resources, business processes enhancement.
*Ensures the implementation of company policies and guidelines in alignment with local legal requirements, cultural specifics and business practices.
*Collaborates with segment sponsors and managers to create clear outcomes, project scope, approach, and business case. Determines and recommends concept as a project or enhancements.
*Works with the Global Program Office to facilitate the project approval process with the Global Program Steering Committee.
*Collaborates with Business Solutions Managers to determine if a solution exists and can be reused and to ensure minimal redundancy and overlaps.
*Works closely with Global Capabilities Managers and Infrastructure to transfer defined and approved project/enhancement work for delivery.
*Monitors the progression of projects through the delivery phase, working with deployment teams and IT teams in the market.
*Leads the benefit evaluation process of the delivered solution (ie. was the stated purpose fulfilled, does the solution meet the business needs).
The Successful Applicant
*Broad 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.
*Detailed knowledge of businsess Demand processes, and the Demand systems portfolio would be highly regarded.
*Strong project management skills with familiarity in a variety of tools and techniques.
*Able to evaluate technology and process alternatives.
*Excellent written and verbal skills as well as high interpersonal skills.
*Must be customer focused with demonstrated ability to form productive relationship with a wide constituency, including segment leaders, IT personnel and project leaders.
*Strong consultative skills, problem analysis, negotiating and influencing skills.
*Should have a proven track record of delivering results in two or more of the following three areas:
project delivery, programme management, senior management exposure.
What's on Offer
The role looks after Multi-sales in the Asia Pacific region. The main counterparts in the business are the regional functional directors / VPs of the functions that are being looked after. Within the IT, the key interactions are with counterparts in other regions or segments and the global capability teams for the appropriate function(s).