Head of IT Technology Capability Center (remote) Bratislava Our client is taking a giant step forward to create a future-ready organization that evolves at the speed of science and technology, to meet the needs of patients by seeking and incorporating novel digital capabilities, data, and agile methodologies. Their aim is to provide digital solutions that are personalized to each patients unique needs and health circumstances. With individual care at the center, they can support patients in actively managing their personal care journey from the moment they are diagnosed through treatment and beyond.
The Head of Technology Capability Center is a key leadership role within the Digital and IT organization and is responsible for recruiting and directing a large technology delivery team (in a matrix structure) within a new Technology Capability Center site in Bratislava, Slovakia. This role is multifaceted with accountabilities for both establishing the site and for ongoing site operations. This role will have a budget and contractual ownership... for the Technology Capability Center site real estate and direct accountability for site employees. This role will lead the site to grow to 250-350 employees over several years.
Your future responsibilities: Provide leadership and implement strategic direction and goals for the center. Lead, develop and empower an efficient, effective, and agile Capability Center team to deliver exceptional capabilities and services for the Digital and IT organization across the value chain. Partner with different IT subfunctions and initiatives to identify and drive continuous improvement as well as identifying and implementing new technological tools, methodologies, and processes that enable better process standardization, improved user experience, and enable cost savings. Drive a consistent and positive user experience, embedding a Digital and Agile mindset and culture throughout the transformation journey. Ensure effective Teamwork and collaboration both within the company and with any 3rd party outsourced provider, and with all interfacing functions in the country or where required globally including Finance, Corporate Affairs, Compliance, and Legal. Ensure local change management and communication plans are fit for purpose and implemented in alignment with the cloud transformation program and broader Digital Transformation initiatives. Lead change management for local businesses. Enhance career experiences in country/region and build next-generation technology capabilities to enable today's and future organizational strategic objectives. Act as a Transformation Lead for the site and for the broader region We are happy to hear from you if you have: Higher education in a related technical field (Master's degree preferred) A high degree of integrity, confidence, and self-awareness Proven record of standing up, scaling, and running global delivery capability (300-500 FTEs) in Slovakia or other Eastern European locations Deep expertise in end to end digital product delivery with an Agile Operating Model Ability to build consensus and drive change across a broad group of senior stakeholders to deliver against a multi-year plan Confident and persuasive personality with strong influencing skills; able to win internal support for new ideas and initiatives Customer-centric and solutions orientated aptitude with demonstrable experience in providing solutions based on customer needs Good people leadership and management skills (e.g. energetic, visionary, motivational, resilient & highly driven individual who thrives on professional challenges) Strong negotiation & interpersonal skills (e.g. tact/diplomacy, persuasion, cooperation, ability to motivate others) Experienced in handling sensitive and confidential issues/ situations and cultural sensitivities Problem-solving and entrepreneurial mindset - driven to create and innovate Flexibility in working hours due to global nature (different time-zones) and demands of the role and the organization
You will love to join this company for: B2B contract Competitive package in line with the best market standards Agile work environment Work-life balance Fully remote work during the pandemic Bratislava Slovakia
Head of IT Technology Capability Center (remote) Bratislava ITEX Partners LTD Bratislava