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General Electric Japan CIO in Hino, Japan

Job Description Summary

Provide thought leadership & guidance to the Japan business team – leveraging digital technology to enable competitive advantage for GE Healthcare in the region.

Provide leadership, governance, own and drive the Digital Technology strategy in partnership with Japan leadership and DT Centers of Excellence (COEs). The role reports to both the CIO of Regions Healthcare and the CEO of Japan

Job Description

At GE Healthcare, our passionate people are creating the products, solutions and services our customers need to deliver the best patient care possible.

In this role, you will:

  • Establishes and manages business partner relationships, leads and assists in planning IT initiatives for Japan in a broader sense, capturing all wing to wing interconnections.

  • Sets the vision, strategy and roadmap for use of IT in the region. Ensure IT programs in Japan region are aligned with business plans and the DT COE technology roadmaps.

  • Be a change leader by driving sustainable business process improvement using technology and LEAN/6s strategies. Drive processes automation to eliminate non-added value activities.

  • Own, manage and drive deployment of standard work and global IT platforms. Partner with business stakeholders to ensure successful adoption and realization of value to the business. Enhance systems to comply with regulatory and fiscal requirements to allow business continuity.

  • Drive the aggressive retirement of legacy platforms and transition to strategic global platforms.

  • Provide integrated technology solutions to improve data quality and gain productivity.

  • Foster and drive innovation using digitization to drive key business outcomes and to delight our customers.

  • Be the local point of contact for all escalations, IT operations and IT systems used to keep the business running.

  • Develops peer, cross-functional and cross-region business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness.

  • Responsible for people management activities within functional area including recruiting, development, performance management, compensation, organization and teaming.

  • Responsible for program budgets, resource allocation and planning to ensure delivery of business benefits.


  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a Global matrix organization

  • Demonstrated program management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication

  • Demonstrated solid performance, leadership and experience in lean and process mapping

  • Coordinate efforts in line with the "bigger picture" to maximize the overall value of IT service delivery and demonstrated history resolving conflicts in priority

  • Strong project management experience

  • Ability to learn complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions

  • Awareness of and ability to deliver compliance requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills

  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience leading teams

  • BS Degree in Information Systems or related technical discipline or equivalent

  • Ten years of IT related experience

  • Fluent in Japanese and English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or equivalent

  • Leadership Training Program Experience (ITLP, OMLP, FMP)

  • Experience in the healthcare industry

  • PMP / ITIL certified

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


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Relocation Assistance Provided: No