Asia Pacific Business IT lead

Job Title: Asia Pacific Business IT lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 214422W-01
Contact Name: Angielina Tay
Contact Email: angielina.tay@dupont.com
Job Published: January 21, 2021 17:26

Job Description

Why DuPont? 

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. It's a time of incredible progress at DuPont — a time of momentum. It's the time for change makers, for the doers and pioneers, to create essential innovations the world needs. We aren’t just creating a better future, we’re working together to invent a better now. So, bring your best self and join us in uncovering insights that will transform the world. 

Our close-knit IT teams provide the communication, leadership and information infrastructure that gives us a competitive advantage and fuels our growth. You’ll work alongside top business technology professionals who lead global initiatives; manage IT operations for businesses, sites and regions; and provide subject matter expertise for business process, enterprise architecture, information security and other specialized areas. 

Role Summary 

You are the Asia Pacific Business IT Leader for one of our largest business unit. As the local sponsor and connect for the Singapore site, you will ensure local Asia Pacific regional needs are addressed, and work in partnership with various functional leaders across manufacturing, marketing and sales, integrated operations and R&D. 

As the senior business partner to commercial team, you provide strategic direction to enable the organization's future-state business capabilities, driving targeted business outcomes. You will be partnering with the global, regional, and local delivery teams to ensure that the business requirements are met or exceeded. You will be responsible to represent the requirements of the Asia Pacific user base.  

Being the key interface between various lines of business, you are highly influencing as a partner across IT and other key disciplines – Digital Productivity, Enhanced Customer Experience, End User Productivity, Security, Applications and Infrastructure.  



  • Support business and technology innovation that drives the organization's top and bottom lines 

  • Engage key business stakeholders to articulate improvements and represent the business interests to our technology and architecture teams 

  • Work with service delivery and key organizational stakeholders to define a plan for leveraging new capabilities for the end user and ensure they are deployed and supported correctly 

  • Partners with senior business stakeholders to develop strategies aligned to business outcomes 

  • Provide ongoing thought leadership around technology enabling the mission of E&I in Asia Pacific 

  • Leverages external relationships and partnerships to ensure that DuPont has access to contemporary thinking and opportunity in region 

  • Inspires a team to deliver against agreed strategies and outcomes 

  • Escalates risk as appropriate to IT and business stakeholders for transparency and resolution 

  • Partners with IT Operations to ensure ongoing high-quality support and service delivery 

Competencies for success in this role 

Functional/Technical Competencies :

  • An experienced IT leader with extensive, successful track record supporting the IT needs of global business with focus on regional needs 

  • Ability to think strategically, translate strategic concepts to an executable plan to deliver high value 

  • Broad ranging, multi-discipline IT knowledge including Infrastructure, Security and Applications 

  • IT project and program management experience delivering IT solutions to meet and exceed business requirements; Experience or strong understanding of Agile/SCRUM methodologies is a distinct plus. 

  • Working knowledge of emerging digital technologies, solutions and processes 

Leadership Competencies :

  • Executive level presence and acumen 

  • Ability to form strong/collaborative working relationships  

  • Ability to make difficult decisions to ensure project priorities meet strategic business goals 

  • Partners effectively with external vendors 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially of complex technical ideas  

  • Adaptable to an ever-changing environment and to leading the organization through change. 

  • Strong skill in leading and managing through influence

Experience & Education Requirements 

  • Over 15 years of broad IT experience with a demonstrated track record of career development and progression 

  • This is a customer facing role that is hands on within the business daily – as such this requires the personality and interpersonal skills to make, manage and maintain relationships across a broad range of clients from hands on users all the way up to functional leadership 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering, system analysis, or a related field, or equivalent work experience 

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