Bruker Corporation

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Senior IT Demand and Project Manager (m/f)

Senior IT Demand and Project Manager (m/f)

Req. # 
2017-5500
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
DE-BW-Ettlingen
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
12/21/2017

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Overview

As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.

Responsibilities

  • Per assignment to Groups/Divisions/Functions act as primary IT contact in the global IT organization for all related IT topics
    • Foster dialog with the business to improve IT support for transformations and upcoming changes
    • Provide overall direction, guidance and definition of IT architecture to effectively support business strategy
    • Strive to understand business challenges, customer priorities and competitive issues
    • Enable the business to achieve their objectives through the effective use of technology
  • Provide governance and management of the demand pipeline and act as primary partner for the business functions to capture, structure, align and plan business demand and match this demand with the IT supply functions’ capacity. Ensure consistent capturing and prioritization of the demand towards IT and regular alignment and prioritization of demand.
  • Be an influential leader responsible for building relationships with business as well as working to design IT solutions and overall IT architecture.
  • Develop and maintain strong and productive relationships with business leaders associated to a particular group/division or line of service using a variety of methods
  • Conduct needs analysis, organizational readiness assessments, and impact analysis on business requests to identify opportunities to link programs, processes, and systems throughout the organization to achieve optimal efficiency
  • Collaborate with other IT Business Partners to develop strategies to align business groups where appropriate
  • Facilitate the annual planning cycle for assigned Groups/Divisions/Functions as well as structuring, capturing and estimation of the demand on an on-going bases and mapping of the demand against agreed plan and resource base.
  • Facilitate regular communication channels and forums to align on planned activities in the day to day operations between business units and IT Services as well as reviews on IT performance and incidents.
  • Establish policies and procedures, and oversight management model required to ensure optimum demand collection, translation and forecasting of IT demand
  • Manage, lead and coach IT Projects and Change requests regarding new business requests, changes and optimization to the current Business Application Landscape, in respect of Bruker IT Project Management Methodology and according to global Bruker IT policies.

Qualifications

  • Experienced leader with very good social/collaboration skills and experience in matrix organization
    • Customer focus and service management attitude
    • Team-oriented Leadership style
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills; effective at interacting with Project Team Members, IT staff, Business Staff and Senior Management
    • Fluent in English and German in writing and speaking, other languages (e.g. French) are a plus
  • Experience as a project leader, particularly for implementation of Business Applications and on large scale IT/Business projects
  • Demonstrated business process experience with Supply Chain, Logistics, Production, Commercial Operations,
  • Experience as a project leader, particularly for implementation of Business Applications and on large scale IT/Business projects
  • Thorough knowledge of ERP functionality, including logistics, production, B2B/B2C and finance; Solid technical IT know how across ERP, Subsystems (e.g. CRM), HW, SW, Network etc.
  • Experience with different cultures in Europe, NA and Asia
  • Knowledge in PMI Certification and Validation Experience would be of advantage
  • Very good English and German language skills