Associate Director of IT - Pharmaceutical

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationNew York
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameSimone Torres

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a fast growing generic pharmaceutical company, who are searching for an Associate Director of IT to join their team and report directly to the President/CEO.

Associate Director of IT - Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the right IT to enable operations

  • Manage and maintain all IT systems and infrastructure at the manufacturing site

  • Ensure the availability and reliability of IT services to support production operations

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement digital solutions to improve efficiency and streamline processes

  • Lead and supervise a team of IT professionals, providing guidance and support

  • Develop and implement IT policies and procedures to ensure compliance and data security

  • Monitor and analyze IT performance metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions

  • Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and business intelligence / external standards (EHS, Corporate procedures, etc.)

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends and advancements in the pharma and manufacturing industry

  • Develop the site IT strategy and planning in line with manufacturing IT strategy and roadmap

  • Collaborate with IT team to build and execute the integrated IT roadmap

  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts for IT services and equipment

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to end-users

  • Translate business requirements to technical requirements in support of project execution

  • Responsible for troubleshooting workstations, networks, software applications, phone system, copiers and other corporate technologies

  • Ensures technology documents & certificates such as product registrations, SSL certificates, maintenance agreements, service contracts, etc. related to technology operations and/or technology services are evaluated, updated and processed

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on hardware and software

  • Ensures compliance with all software licensing agreements. Manages and safeguards software media and associated licenses. Tracks software versions

Associate Director of IT - Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field

  • 8-10 years experience in a role supporting a Pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in IT leadership roles

  • Excellent understanding of manufacturing operations and business processes for Pharma and operations

  • Strong understanding and technical application of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations and regulatory guidance for industry

  • Experience in driving digital transformation initiatives

  • Strong leadership and team management skills

  • Strong knowledge across several IT disciplines including Network, Security, Infrastructure, and Manufacturing Systems

  • Strong understanding and process knowledge of Pharmaceutical Quality System

  • Ability to translate business requirements to technical requirements and needs

  • Relevant software certifications are a plus

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +1 (786) 485 1298.