Global VP IT - Technology Director

Horizon Discovery
£100k to £130k + 20% bonus
15 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
CIO, Department Head, Director
Contract Type
  • Global IT Director / VP
  • Large IT & Technology projects, CRM, ERP

About Our Client

A fully integrated Life Science company that provides enabling products, services and research programs to clients engaged at every stage of the healthcare continuum from sequence to treatment.

Job Description

Global IT Director / VP Technology - Leading Global Biotechnology Business - Cambridge

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set the vision and strategy for information technology (IT) in support of the overall business strategy;
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership for employees, infrastructure and systems landscape, inspiring the organization around a consolidated vision and value for IT;
  • Evaluate, identify and implement technology solutions, systems, tools, training and resources to support a rapidly growing company, global workforce, and business efficiencies;
  • Drive business intelligence and scientific intelligence approaches into the business by providing technical & people leadership, expertise, support, and budgetary oversight for the maintenance, security, improvement, and systems for all aspects of Horizon's IT landscape, including, but not limited to infrastructure, internal & external databases, ERP, CRM, eCommerce, LIMS, automation, ensuring overall scalability;
  • Drive the further automation and integration of Horizon's technical platforms (HTS, IO, assay screening), as well as data interpretation;
  • Through effective and data driven analysis, develop and deliver capacity plans, budgets, and forecasts that meet the growth, scale and changing needs of the business; methodologically applying a value engineering approach to all business processes across all functions to create value and save costs;
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise through the M&A due diligence process;
  • Drive the training of employees on applications throughout the organization;
  • Leveraging strong and effective leadership and management skills and philosophies, develop, mentor, coach, and manage a global and diverse IT team to deliver technical expertise and support; along with effective and efficient delivery of key strategic IT solutions to the business.

The Successful Applicant:

  • Solid progressive IT experience and leadership, with proven ability to collaborate, influence and manage change throughout all levels of the organization, including executive leadership;
  • Demonstrated success leading and deploying major global IT solutions and projects (i.e. ERP, CRM, LIMS, ELN, eQMS, etc.);
  • Demonstrated success leading, managing, and developing high performing and diverse IT teams;
  • Demonstrated success establishing and directing IT policies and practices;
  • Proven ability to lead local and virtual teams and resources cross-functionally;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to translate complex technical terms;
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related degree, preferred.

What's on Offer

£100k to £130k +20% Bonus Potential

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