VP - IT Business Partner (Transformation Role - Global exposure)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Amoria Bond , EA Licence No: 12C6287
  • 08 Mar 17

Highly consultative VP IT Business Partner role reporting to the CTO

Our client is a globally operating, Singapore headquartered business, with strong brand recognition. To support their ongoing transformation initiatives are looking for a Technology VP looking after their Application portfolio, becoming an internal IT Business Partner and Change Agent. This position will be a senior appointment, reporting into the Chief Technology Officer.
The job will be highly consultative supporting the various business lines. Together with a team of analysts and developers, the VP IT Business Partner is responsible that his/her portfolio will be meeting business requirements, address potential issues and take ownership of the respective change initiatives.

The VP IT Business Partner day to day tasks will include:

  • Manage a team of analysts and developers to ensure that applications meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfil end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues
  • Provides high-level specialized technical support and consultation to business and IT management. Identify operational inefficiencies, conflicting business practices and integration issues, and then develop strategies for improvement 
  • Provide oversight on processes and systems issues and the review, acquisition, and implementation of new applications
  • Responsible for the negotiation, relationship management, tracking, troubleshooting and reporting of team commitments with other departments
  • Evaluate, install, configure, design and deploy new applications, systems software, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise
  • Plan, design and test Disaster Recovery Procedure for Business Application Systems to support business continuity, minimize risk and loss when needed
  • Develop policies, standards and procedures to enable effective, efficient & secure operations


  • More than 15 years working experience with at least 5 years prior experience as Business Application Manager or equivalent, involved in transformation projects
  • Experience delivering and operating enterprise systems with Cloud-based Technology (SaaS/PaaS), Big Data and Core ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Demonstrated delivery and operational experience in complex IT solutions to deliver business transformation
  • Experience in managing stakeholders and external partners
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Highly motivated to be part of key transformational initiatives 
  • Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills