DuPont Regional IT Leader EMEA – Safety and Construction in Geneva, Switzerland
Regional IT Leader EMEA – Safety and Construction (Job Number: ITB00001018)
DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.
As a member of the Global Safety and Construction IT&P Team, the role is responsible for representing IT in EMEA across all aspects and domains – manufacturing, marketing, sales, service, finance, supply chain, and R&D. This role is filled by someone who has a general view of all the areas in which IT has an impact from manufacturing through sell-side customer experiences. This individual is responsible for leveraging technology to enable the organization's future-state business capabilities, which can enable or alter business processes or practices that, in turn, drive the organization's targeted business outcomes.
This individual is the central business-facing contact point in EMEA for S&C IT&P and will coordinate with the global, regional, and local service delivery teams to ensure that the business requirements are met or exceeded. Also, the individual is responsible to representing the requirements of the EMEA user base, including country-specific regulations, to the Global S&C IT&P Team as well as leveraged IT&P teams.
This person needs to be fluent with the regional business and manufacturing processes, challenges, and opportunities as well as the current and future technical solutions. This person will be expected to plan or changes in the landscape (e.g., what’s the next generation shop floor) as well as how best to apply existing capabilities that may not be deployed (e.g., Cloudcraze on SFDC for sell-side storefronts). Fundamentally, this role allows our team to go on offense to create competitive advantage locally in the EMEA region.
This role will be in near a center in EMEA with some travel, potentially a significant amount as DuPont and Dow integrate to create SpecCo.
Scope of Activities:
Support business and technology innovation that drives the organization's top and bottom lines
Engage key business stakeholders to articulate improvements in end user computing and other domains and represent the business interests to our technology and architecture teams
Work with service delivery and key organizational stakeholders to define a plan for leveraging new capabilities for the end user and ensure they are deployed and supported correctly
Provide consultation to line-of-business (LOB) colleagues to help them use current and future technologies and services effectively
Consult with business-facing projects and maintain knowledge of their progress
Collaborate with other IT functional areas to remain apprised of project status, and inform LOB management of progress. Conversely, keep IT's technology and service managers aware of key LOB customer issues, identifying and resolving potential problems and conflicts
Demonstrated ability to:
Think strategically, translate strategic concepts to an executable plan, and design and implement the plan in support of that strategy
To communicate complex technical ideas (IT, process, or science)
To manage complex relationships between business staff and IT suppliers, both internal and external
To find resolutions that benefit the research organization and are aligned with affordability
Adapt well to an ever-changing environment and to leading the organization through change
Lead and manage through influence
Understand impact of technology on operations practices and operator / maintenance staff skill requirements
Network effectively across all levels of the organization
Multi-task and set appropriate priorities
Demonstrated experience with computing solutions in a manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, or similar technical field
Demonstrated ability to lead projects with discipline and active stakeholder engagement
Flexibility to travel – up to 50% as projects and go-lives demand
5-8 years of experience in IT (shop floor, process control, SAP) environment
Advanced degree in physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics is a plus
Security experience and certification as well as project management certification or equivalent experience are also plusses
Primary Location: EMEA-Switzerland-Geneva-Grand Saconnex
Organization: Safety & Construction
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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