Job ID R-419183 Date posted 09/27/2022 Apply

Sr. Director/Tech Lead Business Partner, BD Biosciences (Hybrid / Flex)

Job Description Summary

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

The role of the Lead, Business Partner is to serve as the person responsible for driving the shaping of demand as well as the delivery of Technology & Global Services (TGS) solutions for Biosciences (BDB) Business Unit and the broader Life Sciences Segment. This individual will serve as a point person to BDB and LS Technical Services (Business) leadership and will lead a team of business partners to conduct analysis, prepare appropriate solution direction and manage the work. Above all, this individual will be required to collaborate with internal and external experts to ensure that BDB is proactively provided with strategic thought leadership. This is a great opportunity for someone to facilitate bringing the appropriate technology, process and workplace solutions together as they contribute to the commercial agenda of BDX.

This leadership position reports directly to the VP, Business Partner BD Life Sciences and will serve on the leadership team of the BDB with a dotted line reporting and accountability to the President of BDB.

Job Description

The objective of this role is to actively partner with Business to understand their strategic priorities and work to identify ways that TGS can support and advance those objectives. Primary responsibilities will include:

. Develop a deep knowledge of Business including key driver goals, short- and long-term roadmaps, key personnel, etc.
. Establish and earn value-adding, strategic partner relationship maturity for yourself and for the entire TGS function
. Partner with Business leadership to plan new joint initiatives, evaluate proposals, and determine how they fit into roadmaps and priorities
. Think strategically by identifying opportunities and the best-suited ways for BDB to adopt them
. Manage and facilitate TGS’ partner teams to ensure delivery provides the desired outcomes
. Work with other TGS Business Partners and TGS’ Core Areas of Delivery to ensure that solutions are not siloed and that they are informed by, and are integrated with, BD’s enterprise roadmaps
. Ensure project and initiative progress, including consistent and effective communication. This includes managing escalation and avoiding risk 
. Measure and communicate value realized on a periodic basis through defined and agreed upon metrics and supporting analysis
. Serve as a continuous connector. Energized by a role that is focused on partnership and facilitation. Operates through the lens of what can we do to simplify and improve things


The ideal candidate will bring a combination of strategic understanding, both business and technology experience, exceptional relationship building skills and solution-oriented mindset together.

In addition, this person should also possess:
. 10+ years of experience in a business including work in a technology function
. Strong Technology experience in commercial, operational and ERP Systems (SAP S/4 Hana) and Solutions. Ability to bring new technology thinking and solutions leveraging internal and external technology partners and specialists.
. Ability to influence and break down silos within an organization as well across organizations
. Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation
. Ability to communicate complex business / technical challenges in a simplified manner
. Must be a leader who can influence stakeholders in written and oral communications
. Must have experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies and have the ability to formulate new programs to generate excitement and engagement
. Familiarity with continuous improvement and project management approaches, tools, and phases 
. Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods
. Highly collaborative work style which includes working effectively across all organizational levels
- Experience working in a highly matrixed organization and in overcoming ambiguity


Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field is strongly preferred. Master’s degree highly desirable. Educational certificate or training in a process methodology is a plus.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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