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VP, IT-Strategic Business Partner

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF!  We are looking for our next VP, IT-Strategic Business Partner to become part of our industry-leading IT team.  Are you passionate about IT and driving business results?  As a VP, IT-Strategic Business Partner at IFF, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the strategy and the overall development of the most exciting projects in the company. Working in a collaborative team environment, IFF will be looking for you to drive innovation and creativity to assist our organization in growing and enhancing our IT capabilities.   


As the VP, IT-Strategic Business Partner, You will:

  • Lead IT program and portfolio management for the Health & Biosciences and Pharma businesses. Develop business cases and advise on IT investment allocation.
  • Advise leadership and build relationships with the business.
  • Collaborate with IT Solution delivery and digital/data capabilities for agile delivery.
  • Contribute to enterprise strategy and business capability strategic planning. Lead development of IT strategic plan and roadmap related to the BU.
  • End to end project ownership of IT initiatives.


Relationship/Customer focused – Builds effective relationships at all levels of the business to build a comprehensive needs analysis.
Strategic Agility – Anticipates and develops a clear IT Technology strategy for the assigned business unit.
Business Acumen – Understands the inner workings of the businesses and functions and builds operational plans to drive business and customer impact.
Technology Driven – Leverages digital trends to create scalable solutions.
Prioritization – Quickly identifies the critical few and contracts with the key decision makers.

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years in IT roles of increasing responsibility most recently managing partnerships between IT and the business.
  • Technical background to draw from a wide range of experiences.
  • Experience working closely with business leaders, knows the environment well and can identify issues and adapt as necessary.
  • Experience managing the program and project portfolio for very complex IT initiatives.
  • Experience creating an enterprise process architecture.
  • Experience with prior global M&A’s is preferred.
  • Cross Functional leadership across businesses and functions (highly matrixed organizations).

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey