The VP of Corporate IT & Business Services is an influential role which provides technology strategy and program leadership for Danaher. The perfect candidate has a passion for technology, process improvement, and business transformation along with a desire to relentlessly champion best practices in a hyper-growth and dynamic environment. You will lead the global and corporate applications & operations support team responsible for first line corporate technology services to support our corporate functions and global operating companies.. The successful candidate will provide overall leadership and direction to the global support teams for the full range of technical issues and problems, including the most complex situations that require in-depth technical knowledge. You will build an environment based on best-in-class practices, tools, and systems aimed at delivering unparalleled employee experience. This position reports into the VP, CIO and Business Services and will be part of the Corporate Information Technology Leadership team.. Responsibilities:. The Vice President of Corporate IT & Business Services will have a number of critical responsibilities focused on partnering with the business, financial discipline and vendor management, building a world-class global team, scaling processes, and innovating and deploying impactful solutions. This role will be responsible for technology solutions development and deployment, as well as ongoing support operations for the full current and future Corporate Applications portfolio spanning HR, Finance, Legal, EHS, and Compliance.. Partnering with the Business:. In conjunction with other members of the Corporate Information Technology team and senior IT leaders in our operating companies, you will be a trusted advisor to internal leaders by seeing the big picture and translating business strategies into actionable technology roadmaps and project plans. Partner and influence across the business functions and our operating companies to drive high-value, high impact technology solutions and support. Partner with decision-makers across the company to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support technology solutions for all aspects of the company. Interacts seamlessly with executive level management and business lines leading all aspects of escalation management and project teams to resolve complex technology challenges and opportunities. Demonstrated ability to partner in a matrixed organization to drive key critical decisions and resolve complex problems. Financial Discipline and Vendor Management:. Identifying the right balance of in-house versus professional consultants (both onshore and offshore) to meet the demand for services. Partner with the IT procurement function to negotiate favorable software and professional services contracts with reputable vendors. Manage complex and rapidly changing technology investment strategies. Drive effective governance and engagement with partners and suppliers to ensure cost effectiveness and timely deliverables. Build and Maintain a World Class Global Team:. Develop high performing corporate technology professionals through ongoing opportunities for professional development, mentorship, and coaching. Share knowledge and best practices within the corporate information technology team, as well as broadly within the organization to ensure that our corporate technology services are highly effective and valued. Scale the corporate technology operations and support team globally, ensuring we have the right resource allocation, ratio of support, and subject matter experts. Be an inspirational leader who can attract and retain quality people globally to the organization and develop these individuals into a cohesive geographically distributed team. Services Delivery:. Drive a customer service mindset; measuring success using goals and best-in-class metrics. Develop, maintain, and optimize Service Level Agreements, standardize and improve operational support processes, and create best of the class customer experience for Danaher. Innovating and deploying solutions that disrupt outdated or manual practices. Be an agent of change and an innovative problem-solver who can generate scalable solutions to business problems with speed, agility and high quality. Benchmark, analyze, report, and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of Danaher corporate technology operations, services, and business systems. Bachelor's degree in an information technology or related field; Master's degree preferred. 15 years' increasing levels of responsibility and a proven track record of growth and achievement in Corporate IT Systems (HR, Finance, Legal, etc.). Expertise in enterprise deployments for top-tier global Companies that have significant revenue and an extensive employee workforce or similar in size (50,000 employees) and complexity. Proven team leadership with history of attracting talent, building high performing teams, and driving results. Strategic and creative thinker and business mind with gravitas as well as exceptional communication and influencing skills. Strategic leader with an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to dive into the details when needed. Ability to generate options, build consensus, and execute. A change agent willing to challenge the status quo and with a strong track record of leading organizational evolution. Able to deal with ambiguity and at times, rapidly changing priorities. A minimum of 7 years of experience leading a team of 25 individuals either direct or matrixed, including experience leading a global team. Track record of regular interaction with senior-level executives in Fortune 1000 or equivalent is desirable. Experience with ITIL, Agile, Sarbanes-Oxley Technology Controls, and ISO27001 is valued. Experience working within a global environment supporting multiple regions and time zones. Must be available for occasional travel, both domestically and internationally. Results-orientation:. Gets things done, with both a short and long-term view in mind. Pragmatic and outcome-oriented, leveraging data to make decisions. Thrives in a fast paced, agile environment with exceptional organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize on a consistent basis. Exemplary planning skills with a high degree of detail orientation. A hands-on and adaptable leadership style with commitment to driving results. Thought leader who can scale a function:. Thought leader for peers, clients, as well as team, getting to root causes of issues. Can play high and low, operating at both a strategic and tactical level as needed. Strong presenter, demonstrating the aptitude of communicating clearly and effectively to upper management and all levels across departments. Collaboration focus in all interactions:. Provide coaching and learning opportunities to teams ensuring leading edge practices. Influential to executives, colleagues, and peers coming from a we orientation. Highly collaborative with the ability to build trusting relationships across a diverse, global workforce with an understanding and openness to different cultures to be a leading example of a global citizen. Known for honesty and integrity. At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a pageDiversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.