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U.S. Livestock IT Business Partner


Last Updated: 5/26/21

Job Description

Position Summary:

The US Livestock IT Business Partner role will work closely with US Cattle, US Poultry, US Swine, and US Equine organizations to maximize the value IT in servicing those functions.

This person will play a critical role to foster a partnership with US Livestock (cattle, poultry, swine & equine) organizations and leverage technology solutions to achieve business objectives. The role requires strong interpersonal skills, collaboration, and strong domain knowledge to help drive efficiencies and improvements.

This position will work closely with other Zoetis Tech & Digital (ZTD) functions including the Application Delivery and Operations, International Operations, 3rd party Providers, IT Compliance, Infrastructure, and Project Management Office to plan, define, execute and operation new and enhanced system capabilities.


  • Responsible for the development and implementation of solution roadmaps and to drive business value and operational improvements
  • Collaborate with management to develop annual budgets for US Livestock business area
  • Develop solution concepts and business cases for new investments
  • Perform business analysis and prepare recommendations and business plans as needed
  • Create and analyze relevant information and develop recommendations to present to senior management
  • Possess a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources and use them to effectively coordinate team members and external resources
  • Create shared vision of their respective solutions and facilitate decision making and arbitration relating to trade-offs both within and between different solution platforms
  • Identify, screen and evaluate new solution opportunities to address unmet (internal and external) customer needs
  • Partner with key staff members to create strategic business plans
  • Possess strong analytical skills, including an understanding of business economics and financial resources
  • Utilize the appropriate technologies and ensure that customers have the solutions they need, when they need them, and in the media best suited to their requirements
  • Collaborate with architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards
  • Collaborate with the Project Management Office on the intake process and prioritization of candidate projects across the company


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field
  • 10-12+ years of progressive technology leadership experience and demonstrated leadership in a dynamic, growth-oriented company
  • Practical experiences with commercial (sales & marketing) analytics & data disciplines in a global setting
  • Professional record of accomplishment that reflects significant strategic partnership with and contribution to the business, including demonstrated leadership in large, complex, multi-divisional global settings
  • Strong operational integration experience and proven technology organization leadership characterized by high performance and efficient operations
  • Strong communication and broad influence skills; ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong track record of developing technology and talent to ensure proper leadership is in place to drive innovation and transformational change
  • A track record of successful people management, project management, business planning, product execution and bottom-line execution

Knowledge, Skills, Ability Requirements:

  • Industry/Business Knowledge – Should understand issues and trends facing the Animal Health industry in addition to issues specific to their aligned business unit
  • Experience in Livestock and Animal Health is a plus
  • Tech-Savvy – Should be able to speak intelligently on the advantages and disadvantages of a broad range of technologies and services provided
  • Financial Management – Should be able to assist in developing business cases for IT solutions
  • Soft Skills:
    • Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively to be able to participate in business discussions and planning sessions
    • Negotiations Skills: Should possess strong negotiations skills when building agreements and contracts with the business
    • Relationship Management: Should maintain a strong positive relationship with the business; should be seen as a partner and advisor and should work to maintain high customer satisfaction
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain long term relationship with senior leaders in both IT and business groups
  • Must possess organizational proficiencies to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment under limited supervision
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starting, and committed to achieving results and have a strong sense of ownership and follow-through to resolution
  • Experience in Service Delivery Management and Account Management

Travel Requirements:

Limited, < 10%

Full time



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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.