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Danaher Corporation Global IT Business Relationship Manager (Finance, Legal, Indirect Procurement & HR) (m/f/d) in Wetzlar, Germany

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We currently offer the following position in Wetzlar

Global IT Business Relationship Manager (Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal) (m/f/d)

You will be the critical business partner of Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal teams. You will identify opportunities to turn technology into one of Leica Microsystems’ competitive advantages that drive sustainable business growth.

We are looking for an individual who can understand the opportunities and challenges in Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal functions and have extensive experience in standardizing and improving business processes and collaborating with multinational and cross-functional stakeholders in a matrix organization structure.

As Global IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM) (Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal) (m/f/d) you will report directly to the Manager, Global IT BRM.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the business partner of Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal teams to effectively apply existing IT products and to define additional technological investments to support existing and new processes

  • Facilitate meetings with stakeholders to elicit business and functional requirements and align common measurable goals

  • Work with internal departments and / or external vendors to research which technologies can accomplish specific goals, define project scope and determine solutions

  • Act as program owner to ensure on-time delivery of solutions by collaborating with development team (either internal / external) and users from business functions

  • Develop strong understanding on existing technologies and actively search for best-in-class technologies used in other operating companies within Danaher Corporation and in the market (Internal/external benchmarking) to drive continuous improvement

Our Expectations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Administration; Master’s degree is a plus

  • Several years of experience in IT with software development and deployment experience; experience in healthcare industry is a plus

  • Extensive experience in project management; Relevant certifications such as Certified Scrum Master is a plus

  • Established track record in translating technology trends into business initiatives and driving adoption

  • Several years of business partnering experience preferably in Finance, HR, Indirect Procurement & Legal area

  • Strong understanding of SAP, Salesforce.com, Analytics tools, Web tools

  • Possess excellent communication (both verbal and written), negotiation and influencing skills to discuss, present and pitch technology solutions to a wide range of audience across functions and management levels

  • Fluent in English and German

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse environment

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary

  • Attractive Benefits Package (Pension, Healthcare and many more benefits)

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • Innovative, team- and improvement-oriented environment

  • Independent work approach in a driven international team environment

  • Cooperation with experts from a wide range of functions

  • Learn about Kaizen, PSP’s and Muda as part of our Danaher Business System (DBS) Trainings, if you believe in continuous improvement just as we do

  • A reliable team that is fun to work with

  • Great onboarding with designated go-to-person

Get More Insight

Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Then do apply online.

We are looking forward to your application!

For further questions regarding the application process please contact Franziska Schneider, Talent Acquisition Coordinator on +49 6441 29 2836.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .