Information Systems Rotation Program (ISRP)

Location: Shanghai


Overview

The Information Systems Rotation Program (ISRP) is a development rotational program designed to broaden and deepen your functional and technical skills, cross-team IT expertise and soft skills as an IT professional. The program is designed to build future leadership pipeline for Dow Information Systems (IS). You will be expected to perform at levels beyond your peers, at an accelerated phase of learning and development.

Program Structure

Depending on your individual background, a Dow leader will place you into two job assignments within Information Systems, examples include SAP ERP, Microsoft Windows based software development, IT infrastructure, application integration, etc. You will spend approximately 18 months in each job assignment, learning technology, Dow work process and client interaction skills which will help you develop critical technical, functional and leadership competencies. Multiple senior Dow leaders will serve as mentors to guide you along the way.

You will receive structured training for each of your work assignment and work on projects with stakeholders from the globe. You will also get opportunities to work on special initiatives on top of your work assignment to complement your in-depth technical and functional learning. These special initiatives will provide you with learning and networking opportunities with senior leaders in Dow IS.

Professional Development

ISRP offers a holistic and intense approach to your technical, functional and professional development:

  • Exposure to diversified IT Portfolio and Roles

By working on different assignments, you will get exposure to different IT expertise areas, and have the opportunity to experience different IT roles. Dow IS offers a wide range of IT expertise areas and an array of job opportunities for you to rotate based on your individual background.

Career Development and Training

You will be offered with tailor made Personal Training plan that covers soft skills, IT technical and functional knowledge specific to your team and role. Your knowledge and skills is further deepened from on-job project work.

Network and Mentoring

You will have senior leaders (both local and global) assigned as mentors for each assignment. This provides you with an initial network to help ensure success in the program as well as guidance and support throughout your career.

Graduation from Information Systems Rotation Program

At the end of the program, you will gain knowledge of different IT expertise and job roles inside Information Systems. You will then be deployed in a team in Information Systems based on your performance, skills, career interest and Dow’s business needs. Personalized mentoring and career development support will be consistently offered from Dow senior leaders along with your career.

Who we are looking for

We welcome 2018 graduates with

  • Background in Information Technology, Engineering, Sciences or Mathematics
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for Information Technology
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a global team environment
  • Reliable, highly proactive and fast learner
  • Good communication of both Chinese and English language
  • Strong leadership potential

About Dow Information Systems (IS)

Dow Information Systems (IS) is focused on making Dow the best at using information technology, not only as a business enabler but also for competitive advantage. We use digital advances such as analytics, mobility, social media, smart embedded devices as well as traditional technologies such as ERP to make a competitive advantage. We deliver outstanding services, world-class technology solutions to all Dow businesses across the globe.