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Senior Manager, Lab Informatics R&D IT

Information Technology
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Qualifications, Skills and Experience

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, plus significant practical experience of Information Technology in an industrial setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Multiple IT technical certifications preferred.

• Strong experience and expertise in the maintenance and administration of lab information management systems used in the pharmaceutical industry; including regulatory/audit requirements such as Openlab, Nugenesis, Empower, LIMS or Electronic Laboratory Notebook etc, and business processes and how they fit into the overall drug development process.

• Proven experience in leading and running multiple IT projects using formal methodologies such as SDLC, including familiarity with project management tools and techniques.

• Familiarity with change management including business process design/redesign, solution design, development, implementation and data integration of lab information systems.

• Excellent communication skills to ensure decisions, priorities and relevant project information is shared across appropriate levels of staff regarding service requests, projects and initiatives.

• Experience with managing and supervising staff and the third-party vendor resources to ensure high standards of work quality and productivity in accordance with current company policies, procedures and regulations.

• Understanding of compliance and regulatory standards e.g. GLP, GMP and CDC guidelines as well as all Allergan policies, and procedures.

• Experience with business and scientific computer systems and software applications, including MS Project plus Help Desk systems and controls

• Proven ability to respond effectively and timely to support business and IT departmental requests, complaints and conflict situations as they arise by working within and across IT functions as needed and partnering with vendors where appropriate.

• Proficient in analysing and troubleshooting problems; identifying solutions; and recommending and implementing methods, procedures and techniques for resolution and elimination of root cause.

• Excellent communication skills; clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships, and motivating peers.


Behaviours – linked to the Allergan BOLD culture


We Build Bridges with each other, customers and partners
You will build effective relationships with internal and external parties. You will demonstrate awareness of the impact of your work upon other teams and projects and work to remove barriers. You will be comfortable in your ability to deliver clear communications to both internal and external customers and be aware of your personal impact. You will foster collaboration by promoting knowledge sharing and team working. You will be able to adapt the message and style to suit the audience.


We Power Ideas that change healthcare
You will demonstrate and effectively communicate sound opinion to influence project outcomes. You will question the robustness of your and others work and investigations along with the validity of conclusions drawn. You will demonstrate your initiative on a day to day basis by challenging the status quo, proposing and delivering new solutions to drive continuous improvement and create value for the business. You will see change as an opportunity to develop.


We Act Fast to be responsive to customers and business opportunities
You will adapt to changing demands with agility and be action oriented to overcome challenges. You will apply strong problem solving skills to resolve issues and seek simple solutions. You will make quality decisions on outcomes.


We Drive Results and execute our plans
You will take ownership of your work and others to deliver the programme or project. You will be seen as a valuable influencer of change and demonstrate a positive attitude at all times. You strive to be the best and make a difference every day.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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