Associate Director, IS Lead Business Consultant I - Digital Content Production

Boehringer Ingelheim - Ridgefield, CT (30+ days ago)4.1


The IS Senior Business Consultant I provides demand management, business consultancy, domain architecture, project management and information technology-related services to assigned business clients; may also provide program management services; and may lead and manage a small team of IS Business Consultants. Through ongoing consultation with business clients, the IS Senior Business Consultant I identifies and analyzes business needs, influences and negotiates scope and requirements, and champions innovative process changes and/or technology-enabled solutions. The IS Senior Business Consultant I leads and manages IS projects, ranging from smaller C-level projects to the larger, more complex B- and A-level projects, through to small programs. Project and Program Management, which is from beginning to end, includes defining project scope and deliverables that support Business goals and strategies. The IS Senior Business Consultant I is responsible for engaging clients in analyzing, prioritizing and governing demand for IS services; accountable for all such IS services; and responsible for insuring that projects realize their intended Business benefits. Successful projects are expected to contribute to the overall performance of the Business.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Business Consultancy: Adopts a leadership role in influencing IS-related business decisions through a consistent and direct engagement of clients at all levels in multiple business domains. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of multiple business domains, including all business processes, and the interactions between these business domains. Consistently influences through an acknowledged recognition of client needs and corresponding IS opportunities. Communicates with clients in business terms. Independently proposes new and improved business processes, championing innovation where possible. Addresses all other aspects of the IS Business Partnering Business Consultancy role.
Project Management: Independently plans, organizes and oversees resources to achieve the goals and objectives of multiple small projects or a large project. Addresses all other aspects of the IS Business Partnering Project Manager role.
Demand Management: Performs a liaison function between the business and all providers of technical services. In close partnership with all business stakeholders, influences, matches and independently prioritizes complex demands on multiple IS services to maximize value to the business. Addresses all other aspects of the IS Business Partnering Demand Management role.
Domain Architecture: Based on a thorough understanding of all processes within a business domain, analyzes, defines and documents the relationship of all systems and services that support this domain. Governs this single-domain IS Landscape. Identifies and with supervision, proposes improvements to individual IS systems or services, to business or IS processes supported by such, or to the relationship between IS systems / services and business processes. With supervision, influences business clients and IS colleagues on Application Landscape decisions that drive the implementation of the proposed domain improvements. Demonstrates all other aspects of the IS Business Partnering Domain Architect role.
Program Management: Leads small Programs. Influences in all other aspects of the IS Business Partnering Program Management role.

Requirements:
Bachelors’ degree required. Masters’ degree preferred.
Progressive IT and business experience of five (5) to ten (10) years is preferred.
Strong business process knowledge and a demonstrated capability to apply technology solutions in addressing complex business issues.
Experience managing consultant resources and external creative and technical personnel in a fast-paced and complex project environment.
Previous experience managing business priorities and projects across multiple business areas.
Demonstrated project management capability based on the successful completion of projects in multiple business areas.
Demonstrated capability to develop, maintain and apply a business, data, application and technical architecture within a functional domain.
Strong communication skills, strong relationship development and management capabilities.
Experience line-managing a small team of IT or business-related professionals (1-3) is preferred

Strong foundation in and an in depth understanding of:
Methodologies for system design, development, and implementation;
All phases of the Project Implementation life cycle;
Validation and regulatory requirements.
Preferred technical skills include the use of prototyping tools.
Must be informed on current and new technologies & their applicability to the business.

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:
Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighbourhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

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Job - Information Technology
Primary Location - Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield
Organization - US-BI Pharma/BI USA
Schedule - Full-time