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Lead IT Business Relationship Manager | R&D (m/f/x)

  • Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Medical Technology
  • Contact: Liana Costanza
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 March 2023
  • Job Ref: IT_2023_04_1676905059

In this position you will form the interface between the IT Department, R&D and Manufacturing for a leading medical device company.

These tasks are waiting for you:

  • Creation of Strategy & Roadmap Definition, Demand Management and Delivery
  • Plan, develop, own, and drive a global wide IT strategy for the assigned Business Domain (R&D, Manufacturing & indirect Procurement)
  • Identify and manage the business demand for the IT investment in its assigned Business Domain across all geographies and business units
  • Identify approaches to meet the business's needs, as well as the dependencies (both risks and opportunities) with other Domain BRM's
  • Ensure that the prioritized demand is translated into valid IT solutions and clearly defined projects (right scoping and proper benefit definition)
  • Establish and maintain multi-year roadmap of the Business Capacity Model & the System Landscape for IT systems related to Domains in scope
  • Once projects are in flight, ensure satisfying IT delivery. After project completion, establish a learning & improvement review process to continuously enhance business value generation
  • Stakeholder Management & Relationship Development
  • Actively manages the relationship and satisfaction of all key stakeholders (Executive Officers, VPs) in all related Business Functions across the different geographies
  • Inform and influence the business unit executives so that they understand, support, and adequately fund projects that are in alignment with IT goals, such as enterprise architecture and the infrastructure/application strategy.
  • Establish and run a Voice of Internal Customer process to evaluate levels of satisfaction and to identify improvements required in IT/Business Units in order to further increase the value delivered
  • People Management
  • Lead, motivate, develop, and appraise team members so that their individual and collective performance is of the required standard and meets the current and future needs of the business

This completes your profile:

  • Master's Degree in IT, Computer Science, Business Administration (or equivalent/related experience preferred)
  • Several years of experience as a Global General Manager or Senior IT Consultant in the domain or related areas
  • Several years of experience in the medical industry preferred
  • Strong understanding of business processes, KPIs, best-in-class practices, and technology trends
  • Proven experience of new digital-driven customer solutions in the Medical industry would be a plus (e.g. AI/IoT)
  • Several years of managing a team
  • Overview current and planned technical architecture, platforms and solutions that support the business, and a sound understanding of the broader technology environment
  • Strong listening and influencing skills across different cultures, at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in successfully managing teams and Executive stakeholders in multiple geographies
  • Solid interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills

This is what the position offers you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A comprehensive company pension scheme
  • Regular training courses
  • Free parking or a ticket for the Hamburg public transport network
  • A staff restaurant and subsidized lunches
  • 30 days of holiday per year

Information about our client:

The company is a global company focusing on minimally invasive therapies for Medical Devices and Life Sciences. They encourage a collaborative environment and are looking for curious personalities to improve people's lives together.