IT Business Partner

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Job Title: IT Business Partner
Location: Cary, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Customer Support
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


IT Business Partner 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Information Technology Business Partner, are to: 


  • Own the relationships between Information Technology (IT) and Enabling Functions respectively;
  • Co-develop a Discovery Digital Strategy and Roadmap with the Discovery IT team that reflects Enabling Functions priorities;
  • Plan and implement a portfolio of IT changes to ensure Enabling Functions operations and future growth;
  • Manage an IT change budget;
  • Own the relationship with relevant IT managed services, partners, and vendors;
  • Monitor performance and manage ongoing contractual arrangements, SLAs, and change control;
  • Govern Enabling Functions relevant data and systems, including reporting and data lake;
  • Ensure adoption of IT landscape, changes, and policies through effective change management and stakeholder relations;
  • Monitor and ensure quality of IT operations for the Enabling Functions;
  • Partner with IT Operations team for escalations and improvements;
  • Maintain an external network to keep Discovery ahead of digital advancements and trends.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Degree in Science, Technology, or relevant degree;
  • At least 10 years of experience of which majority in an IT strategy or delivery role, incl. data warehouse and data lake technologies;
  • Extensive international experience required, with excellent and proven intercultural skills;
  • Proven experience to work in networks and lead by example and influence;
  • Direct experience in managing IT partners and vendors;
  • Strategic thinker with a wide perspective to maximize the use of digital for business benefit;
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and project management skills;
  • Experience with change management and ensuring adoption and benefit realization of IT investments.



You are applying for a position in Bayer’s Environmental Science business. Bayer intends to divest this business to Cinven in 2022. Cinven is an international investment firm focused on building world-class global companies & will enable ES to advance towards our vision of healthy environments for everyone, everywhere.


With joining Environmental Science, you will be joining a global industry leader in its markets, with the opportunity to be part of forming a new company in an agile, entrepreneurial and passionate team. We encourage you to discover more about our activities by watching the ES Dare to Explore video:


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols.  
Location: Cary     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 507222     
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Job Post Date: 11/11/21
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