Senior Director, Business Information Technology
Reports To : VP, IT, Speciality Diagnostics Group & President, Immunodiagnostics Division
Career Band : 10
Position Location : Uppsala, SE
Position Summary :
The Senior Director, Business Information Technology IDD, manages the global information systems function for the Immuno Diagnostics Division (IDD) headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden and with strong global presence.
S / he provides leadership to the divisional IT team of prox 20 reports and coordinate, develop, implement and support IT systems / platforms.
For Corporate applications used by the division the function acts as a business partner and coordinator between the Divisional business and Corporate IT’s functions.
For Divisional specific applications the function provides all related IT services.
The role reports to the Divisional President and to group VP IT and is part of the divisional leadership team.
Key Responsibilities :
Acts as a key member of the Division leadership team with strong involvement in its development. As a member of the leadership team strong business understanding is required
Establishes IT as a strategic enabling partner with the business functional leaders
Determines priorities based on business process needs and champions IT enabled business projects / programs with consensus
Develops future state IT organization focused on business transformation, process optimization and in coordination with the development of a stronger Corporate IT offering and strategy
Enable continuous improvement with technology and systems in e-Business with customers, demand management, manufacturing, engineering, supplychain and finance
Partner with the Specialty Diagnostics Group IT VP and President of Division to translate business strategy and plans into an IT strategic roadmap that meets the needs of the Immuno Diagnostics business while optimizing the technology investment across the Division
Drives IT aspects of key business initiatives in regards to integration of new acquisitions, ERP platforms, commercial excellence, regulatory improvements, Corporate programs and other projects as they become prioritized
Works with Corporate IT shared services and local IT development teams to provide leadership in the implementation and support of company approved application systems
Develops yearly IT budgets and assures that the annual schedules are met
Compliance with company’s Global IT Policies & Procedures
IT Compliance with the regulations and laws globally relevant for IDD, being a Medical Device manufacturer and distributor.
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements / Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree with experience in information technology and a functional discipline of sales operations, customer service, manufacturing and supply chain or finance.
Graduate degree would be a plus
Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of delivering sustainable business results
High Level Enterprise architecture understanding
Demonstrated ability to interact with and gain trust of senior leadership, both business and IT
Ability to quickly understand the business needs and to translate them to actionable IT solutions
Experience working in a matrixed organization, business and leveraging Corporate IT’s shared services
Ability to deal with ambiguity and the corresponding capacity to make decisions or recommendations
Strong negotiating and influencing skills
Strong project management and project portfolio management experience
Track record from leading change and projects to completion on time and within budget
Strong written and verbal communication skills along with analytical skills. Corporate language is English
The ability to adapt working hours to function with the global role
The ability to global travel of prox 5 days per month to function with the global role
Strong relationship building skills
Strong merits for the role :
Broad business process experience in a life science manufacturing environment
Extensive experience as an IT manager and leading team in business transformation
Strong attention to details, business process, leadership and technology experience
Extended knowledge of and experience with SAP ERP & Salesforce.com