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IT Manager -G&C BA and Industrial domain Business Partner

Job location : Bironico, Switzerland
Created moment : 01/12/2022 - 01:00
Job reference : REQ - 05262

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

IT Manager -G&C BA and Industrial domain Business Partner

Job Summary

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,500 employees around the globe can thrive. 

We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.

For our IT department we are looking for an:

IT Business Partner G&C BA and Industrial Domain Manager

that will be based in the Headquarter of Imerys Graphite & Carbon (G&C) located in Bironico, Switzerland.

Job Purpose:

For G&C special BA:

  • Contribute to the efficiency and performance of the BA(s)/Function(s) he/she is in charge of, being the escalation and coordination level for the BA; and conversely the voice of its needs to the other IT BPs and Services teams

  • Be accountable for IT delivery and quality of services while ensuring  the priorities of the business partner are managed properly by providing solutions aligned with the IT policy and Enterprise Architecture principles, with a strong drive towards harmonization and rationalisation of solutions.

  • Promote, enforce and implement IT solutions to bring value to the BA(s)/Function(s) and contribute to reaching its objectives,  within the framework of the BCM (Business Capability Model)

  • Be a prescriptor and advocate for global IT solutions (security, data, architecture, …).

For the IT industrial domain, in synch and in liaison with the specific Domain’s concerned IT Colleagues (ITOT team and the IT BP BA Domain Industrial from other regions):

  • Contribute to the efficiency and performance of the Domain(s)/Function(s) he/she is in charge of, being the escalation and coordination level for this Domain within the BA; and conversely the voice of its needs to the other IT BPs and Services teams

  • Be accountable for IT delivery and quality of services of the Domain in charge while ensuring  the priorities of his/her business partner are managed properly by providing solutions aligned with the IT policy and Enterprise Architecture principles

  • Promote, enforce and implement IT solutions to bring value to the BA(s)/Function(s) and contribute to reaching its objectives, within the framework of the BCM (Business Capability Model)

  • Be a prescriptor and advocate for global IT solutions (security, data, architecture, …).

  • Project manage or actively participate into deployment, implementation of IT solutions related to his Domain.

Main missions:

  • Daily IT Demand Management across assigned domains and multi domains for G&C Business Areas

  • Review new IT project requests daily, collecting appropriate data to build business cases and recommendations

  • Liaise with IT and Business Leaders to understand full scope of need and resources.

  • Accountable for the service delivery within the G&C business area

  • Acts as Project Manager as needed. Oversees implementation.Apply knowledge of overall business strategies, budgets and operations to prioritize requests and process escalations as needed

  • Align resources, plan and manage IT upgrade and new product implementations across the full spectrum of business IT needs from adding on applications to full scale system implementations

  • Work closely with Business leaders - to understand business strategies of each department

  • Also works with escalations - makes sure we have the right IT issues engaged to address issues

  • Also involved in budget process - provides input and analyzes Capex for all sites (needs to understand the long term strategy for the business)

Education and Experience requirements:

  • 5 years' higher education – Master’s degree, engineer training.

  • 10+ years of functional experience in IT, with management responsibilities.

  • 5+ years of experience facilitating the development and implementation of business initiatives and projects, based on management objectives

  • Fluency in English

  • Has previously held positions requiring an overall perspective of structure, strategy, issues, etc.

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company will be a plus

  • Conversant in French or another European language would be advantageous

Soft skills and abilities:

  • Leads self & Leads others

  • Communicates & Collaborates

  • Delivers results

  • Drives improvement

We offer an attractive and dynamic working atmosphere in a truly multicultural and multinational environment with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

We apply the collective employment agreement (CEA) for Switzerland’s mechanical and electrical engineering industries, which guarantees the employees of the signatory companies fair and up-to-date working conditions.

In addition, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is very committed to protecting the health of its employees offering a series of advantages aimed at improving safety and a healthy work-life balance. 

The company is dedicated to the continuous improvement of its activities to reduce its environmental impact.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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