IT Business Partner

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Date: Nov 25, 2023

Location: Altdorf, CH Karlsbad-Ittersbach, DE Cleebronn, DE Hattersheim, DE Pregnana Milanese, IT Hallbergmoos, DE Montegaldella, IT

Company: Datwyler

Datwyler IT Services is the IT wing of the Datwyler Group. We work alongside the Datwyler group companies and Business units to ensure Datwyler has an IT strategy that allows us to transform our Information infrastructure to keep abreast with the digital needs of our group companies. With about 150 specialists at 11 locations, we are dedicated to Datwyler’s success in its digitalisation roadmap. With an aim to get top-notch in our delivery, we believe in continuous improvement and becoming a trusted partner to our group companies. Our internal consultants ensure customer-orientation and committed assistance in their everyday work life.


IT Business Partner (f/m/d) 
Dätwyler IT Services 

We offer you the opportunity to implement and expand your innovative ideas in a specialized, future-oriented company. In this position you’re the main point of contact for new or running IT initiatives or programs within a specific business unit. It enables you to work with our customers, our different departments and external partners as well as suppliers. Five weeks of vacation, a comprehensive onboarding program, diverse and tailor-made training opportunities and a colourful and dedicated team with exciting tasks are just some of the benefits we offer you!


Your responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of solution roadmaps and to ensure successful introductions across the organization
  • Oversee the activities of the different IT domains 
  • Provide highly-valued strategic consulting level support and guidance through key IT initiatives
  • Perform business analysis and prepare recommendations and business plans as needed
  • Ensure to understand the specific goals of the overall business to implement the right priorities of IT initiatives
  • Manage the dependencies between major IT initiatives/programs
  • Ensure that right stakeholders are engaged in major IT initiatives/programs
  • Possess a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources and use them to effectively coordinate team members and external resources 
  • Work closely with project teams and assigned IT project managers 
  • Collaborate with architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards
  • Participate in strategic and budgetary planning processes
  • Participate in field research for innovation and new technologies and evaluate their applicability to the specific business unit/division


Our requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field 
  • 7-10 years of experience in IT and business/industry work
  • Experience in developing and executing strategic plans and/or project portfolios
  • Extensive experience in manufacturing industry (discrete/process) and knowledge of the main business end-to-end process flows
  • Very good understanding of ERP fundamentals, CRM applications and ecommerce
  • Strong experience with SAP ERP Implementations
  • Certification in S/4HANA or SAP Activate is a plus 
  • Solid foundation in project management methodology (agile certification is a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with expert-level reporting skills required
  • Entrepreneur / Proactive attitude and capability to work with a minimum guidance
  • Capability to work in a multi-cultural environment 
  • Relationship-building and effective communication skills in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
  • Fluent in written and oral English (Level C1) 


Ready to start? Petra Eller (HR Business Partner) and the recruiting team are looking forward to get to know you and are available for further questions by email ( or by phone (+41 41 875 18 04).


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career oppor­tunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

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