Japan MCE IT Technical Lead（担当課長/課長）
【Overall Job Purpose】
Eli Lilly Japan K.K. is one of the fastest growing Pharma companies in Japan. It is also the second largest affiliate for Eli Lilly and will continue to be one of the critical growth engines for Eli Lilly in the years to come.
Recent advances in technology provide new possibilities for enhancing customer experiences, introducing new channels of engagement, improving employee productivity while ensuring compliance and protecting key information assets. It is therefore natural to have increased expectation from IT to drive and make bigger contribution to our Japan affiliate’s and company’s objectives.
Never before have information, analytics, and artificial intelligence been so important to business success. That momentum is matched with Lilly IT’s investments in empowering business transformation. For Lilly, this role is a leadership role supporting our business units on their digital business & transformation strategy.
This job is part of a small team of experienced technologists chartered to lead our business functions through their digital journey using cutting edge technology. As digital technologies transform business and customers embed more and more of these technologies into workflows, this role is far more ‘innovate and incubate’ on behalf of customer’s interests’ than steady state. It requires agility, critical and outside the box thinking, and a wealth of curiosity. This is truly a chance to shape our business partner’s transformation journey.
The Digital Architecture Lead will unlock and accelerate unique business value creation at the intersection of business, end user experience and technology to get started on their digital journey.
The Digital Architecture Lead will develop/support a set of critical business initiatives into an integrated digital program leveraging Solution Design, Digital Roadmaps and Data.
Change Leadership and Adoption:
•Accelerate customers toward their business goals by helping them to realize their Digital Transformation vision.
•Provide experience and leadership capabilities to ensure a proper digital transformation governance model to lead the change, measure the progress, track the benefits capitalized and implement executive decisions rapidly.
Be a Services Role Model:
•Strong contribution to the Global Architects Community.
•Build your brand internally (within Lilly Japan) and externally (global, outside of Lilly). Mentor other IT members. Generates a diverse and inclusive workgroup environment, demonstrating cross group collaboration.
Coming from an Architecture background, the person will ideally know the commercial business within a pharmaceutical environment and how IT can help the business drive their Digital transformation. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities including strong leadership and people skills.
•5+ years of professional experience, including technical and/or business consulting.
•2+ years of Digital Strategy Formulation experience.
They also share a common set of characteristics and bring the experience that will drive innovation and customer value leveraging the following:
•Broad understanding of the technology industry, including current and emerging Digital Solutions and experience managing technology-enabled business change.
•Ability to generate trust, build alliances, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams.
•Situational awareness to adapt and solve challenges from a business and technology perspective.
•Ability to balance strategic thinking with pragmatic operational execution and delivery, including the coordination of relevant resources.
•Empathy, curiosity, and desire to constantly improve, acquire new skills and drive for results.
•Consistent record of delivering business value, by bringing the benefits of technology to transform their business.
•Ability to conceptualize, launch and plan the delivery of digital-enabled business change projects.
•Passion for technology, business, market trends and, specifically, the Business.
•Experience implementing key vendor solutions like Amazon (AWS), Salesforce and Microsoft, or related technologies, with a preference for depth in Cloud and Multi-channel engagement.
•Ability to become an advocate for Lilly vision and value proposition, and diverse offerings, by conceptualizing, planning and leading implementation/adoption of emerging technologies.
•Recognized innovator with strong storytelling abilities to inspire growth mindset for the teams.
・Business level English with conversational Japanese
・Strong analytical, problem solving and investigative skills
・Ability to communicate proactively, effectively and where necessary assertively with IT and business stakeholders
・Excellent organizational and coordination skills