Regional Deployment Lead - JAPAC Job

Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: SER001801

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics. We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

About This Opportunity

We are seeking energetic, forward thinking professionals to join our Information Technology group in Singapore. As part of that team, you will lead end-to-end deployment of the commercial products and associated capabilities. Working under the direction of the Go-to-Market and commercial platform leads, you will be responsible for managing a team of experienced internal and external resources to plan and deploy global products and capabilities on time, on budget, and with quality. You will:

Provide End-to-end leadership for planning, delivery, and onboarding of commercial platform products and capabilities to the JCAP (Japan, China, Asia Pacific) markets
Assume full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion of medium and large scale projects (with direct business impact and firm deadlines)
Manage and coordinate configuration and development activities of multiple concurrent teams consisting of internal and external technical resources
Oversee development of complete and accurate business requirements, detailed technical construction plans, and functional requirement specifications in addition to other supporting SDLC documentation
Provide effective leadership to project team and take appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
Monitor project quality, budgets, status, issues, risks, metrics, deliverables, and milestones. Manages project execution; institutes project controls; ensures project closure
Advise on and adopt available standards, methods, tools and applications that support more efficient and lower cost deployment of platform capabilities.
People management of 5-8 direct reports

About You

To be successful to the role, ideally, you will need to have an MBA or Degree degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related business field with minimum 7+ years of relevant experience managing project delivery/deployment teams
Strong leadership skills with track record of success managing large IT projects with solid SDLC practices
Global/regional software deployment experience with cross-functional teams
Strong problem solving abilities and comfortable working in ambiguous, time-pressured situations, with multiple stakeholders
Strong interpersonal, networking, influencing, and relationship-building skills and the ability to navigate cross-culturally with wide array of stakeholders, internally and externally.
Demonstrated leadership and experience managing resources and suppliers
Excellent communication skills and influencing skills
CRM experience, specifically Salesforce or Veeva highly preferred
Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience highly preferred
Experience deploying integrated data ecosystems highly preferred 
Familiarity with laws, rules, and regulations applicable to Pharma industry highly desirable
Other regulated industry experience will also be considered
Ability to lead without authority, and manage up, down, and across large, matrixed organizations 
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to advocate new ideas, even when risks are involved

Job: Service Delivery/Management
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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