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Senior Director, IT Business Partner Global Drug Products

What will you do?

  • Act as the main point of contact / liaison between the business and Group/Corporate IT function
  • Engage as integral member of Group IT leadership staff who proactively contributes to the thought leadership of running the IT group
  • Advise Group/Division IT Leadership staff on Business strategy and general infrastructure trends
  • Act as trusted advisor for infrastructure technology to Group/Division IT leadership staff
  • Operate as a member of the Divisional leadership team, accountable for key processes: QBR, AOP, STRAP, etc.
  • Understand the strategic business direction to find opportunities for technology innovation
  • Identify Business technology needs and growth strategies and maintain 3 year technology roadmaps within PPM (Proposals) ensuring the roadmap is evergreen
  • Represent and communicate Business management’s Infrastructure Technology needs to Group/Division
  • Provide leadership in a high growth business balancing financial commitments while using Thermo Fisher capabilities
  • Lead team of IT professionals of varying levels, recruit, retain, and develop key talent
  • Actively participate in the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process ensuring that Group/Division initiatives are accounted for in Business AOP and Business initiatives are accounted for in Group/Division AOP
  • Prioritize demand for assigned Business collaborating with architecture teams and resource managers to ensure project interdependencies are accounted for and resources able to fulfill demand
  • Ensure that organizational and business related priorities are clearly and consistently communicated
  • Responsible for leading the application development and support teams supporting their service line’s applications.
  • Ensures that all IT local needs are understood and addressed by globalized processes and through active participation as a member of the Global IT team.
  • Ensures that teams are adhering and supporting quality procedures and policies.
  • Display role model leadership in areas of cyber security and quality
  • How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of information technology, engineering, computer science and / or business administration (required)
  • Advanced degree in business or technology, such as an MBA (preferred).
  • Experience

  • More than 15 years working experience developing and supporting Manufacturing Systems; Quality Systems; ERP; Business Intelligence
  • More than 5 years working in the Pharmaceuticals or Life Sciences industry (preferred)
  • Experience as an IT leader at a manufacturing site (preferred)
  • Experience leading a matrix team of professionals, and communicating with various levels of management is highly desired
  • Other Job Requirements:

  • Travel 30%
  • Why join us?

    We are pioneers with decades of various accomplishments and impact through our customers - the clinicians and laboratory partners that save thousands of lives each year.

    Join a scientific community of over 85,000 passionate people across the globe having a positive impact on the world; there is no limit on where your career can take you with us!

    Senior Director, IT Business Partner Global Drug Products

    Thermo Fisher Scientific, Netherlands
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