Sr. IT Business Partner; Acurian (A PPD Company)

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Minimum Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.
  • The successful candidate is likely to have 5 – 10 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with technology integration of acquired businesses is desirable
  • Prior management level experience in the custom application functional/development space is essential.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience gained as an IT manager within a matrixed global business across different time zones is essential.
  • Experience within Healthcare is desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Powerpoint presentations with knowledge on how to convey the message accurately and easily to a wide audience is desirable.
  • Experience participating in a team who deliver user expectations in a rapidly growing environment is essential.
  • The ability to partner with and work with commercial leaders to develop optimal technology solutions for the business is essential.
  • Relationship management of vendors is essential.
  • Ensure all users have access to training to enable effective use of our technology.
  • Communication- early buy in – managing relationship.
  • Ability to understand our business – their needs, what’s possible, how we deliver it and effectively communicating to meet and manage expectations.
  • Energetic self-starter essential.


Working Conditions and Environment:

  • Long, varied hours required occasionally
  • Required to participate in on-call rotation as rotation requires
  • Some travel may be needed
  • Frequent exposure to electrical equipment
  • Required to carry company provided cell phone

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
  • Frequent mobility required.
  • Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
  • Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Regular and consistent attendance.
PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.

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