Reporting directly to the MER Human Health IT (HHIT) Director and accountable to the subsidiary / country Managing Director, he / she ensures that technology & data solutions and services meet the strategic and operational goals of the human health commercial (HH) activities in Austria.
The IT leader will closely partner with senior market leadership to shape / influence local business strategy and develop / maintain a corresponding enabling IT strategy including Information technology, analytics and digital capabilities & services.
The IT Country Leader leads the realization of technology value through :
Where IT improvements and innovations to be realized will be a combination of internal and external capabilities, he / she will always maintain an enterprise value view.
This leader will develop and manage the IT portfolio tied to and based on a continuous measurement of the business realization goals.
It’s critical that this leader closely collaborates with regional capability leads and value team organizations in order to drive a global education of the market business dynamics and needs along with articulation of the optimal capability evolution in support of business strategy.
He / she will model the OneIT behavior and work closely with all partner IT organizations to meet both the business needs of the local market as well as enterprise standards.
The IT Country leader is an important sponsor of the local agile marketing teams and will actively contribute to the success of these teams by driving an understanding of technology and / or data related impediments and the resolution of these.
This both on the level of personal development of the Agile Developer(s), as well as through active advocating and (as applicable) driving broader organisational improvements.
He / she will lead the local agile developer(s) (direct reporting) with focus on development as well as influencing priorities for the local market Application Management (AMS) and Infrastructure (GIO) representatives (dotted line reports).
The IT Country Leader represents the full OneIT organization on market-level and regional governance bodies, actively identify cross-divisional synergies as well as orchestrating cross-divisional efforts / projects all in partnership and communication with in-market IT leaders.
This leader will actively work across other market divisions and IT colleagues to drive collaboration, efficiencies and reusability.
The IT country lead will assure full and continuous compliancy with regulatory and company requirements.
Lead all efforts relating to strategic IT planning, IT delivery, IT services and IT budget and spending for the local market commercial operation, integrated with the market Digital Transformation agenda and global IT strategy.
Proactively identify business needs and associated IT solutions and needs. Contribute to the local governance structure to facilitate the prioritization and project selection process, and drive alignment on selection of optimal IT investments, tied to business realization goals.
Proactively seek ways to improve team functioning, cohesiveness and effectiveness while assuring an optimal agile culture setting.
g. in partnership with the hubs) on both local and global level as applicable in support of the digital and IT strategy realisations.
Drive corresponding key partnerships from an technology and data angle.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
g. FMCG, Pharma, ) with an intense focus on driving technology and data strategy in a commercial environment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, align and simplify.
Knowledge / experience in Systems Development Life Cycles
The ability to manage cross-divisional projects, coordinate projects and services across boundaries, and build effective cross-functional teams is essential.
Ability to thinking cross-divisionally and working across boundaries
Extent of Travel
As required to execute the role will be less than 20%.