Senior Site IT Delivery Lead

Basic qualifications:

  • Holder of ITIL Foundation certificate
  • Holder of IT project management qualification

Preferred qualifications:

OE Green Belt certification / demonstrated application of working with Six Sigma/Lean Sigma processes


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led healthcare company, with a proud history in Australia dating back to 1886. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

Our diverse business is made up of two distinct areas: Pharmaceuticals (including vaccines), and Consumer Healthcare (household names such as Panadol, Voltaren and Sensodyne).

As part of the site-based IT team the key purpose is to lead the approval and execution activities for new IT systems and services to one or more sites/nodes across the Supply Chain. You will have a high engagement profile with the business, accountability for delivery of work and will coach and support other team members.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the introduction of shared service global solutions/systems, services and initiatives into assigned business areas in one or more sites or nodes
  • Lead projects / initiatives across Supply Chain and GMS IT organisation
  • Own the IT tasks involved in the preparation and implementation of new infrastructure and other pre-requisite phases
  • Lead the site/supply chain aspects of archiving and decommissioning activities for systems that have reached the end of their lifecycle
  • Manage site IT Risk, Change, & Compliance tasks during project deployment
  • Work with Site IT Business Partner and team to develop a deep understanding of the business cases for change, then drive the approval of projects through site and IT governance processes
  • Oversee GSK project management processes and procedures for projects
  • Proactively manage communications relating to IT Delivery

To be successful in this role:

  • You will have excellent stakeholder management skills in order to liaise with global, business, site and local stakeholders
  • Ability to produce and deliver presentations to site and central management
  • Good influencing, communication and team-working skills at all levels
  • Ability to communicate IT issues in business terms
  • Ability to lead project / deployment functional forums (e.g. Project Management forums, project related forums)

You will be confident in delivering IT projects with previous experience working in a large complex manufacturing environment. You'll have strong comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle and good knowledge of Project Management methodologies.

You will also have a broad knowledge and understanding of IT systems and how they apply to supported business areas.

You'll be remunerated with an annual salary and performance related bonus. You'll also be given a personal development plan designed to enable your career goals and help you get the most out of your career at GSK. You'll benefit from GSK products as well as lifestyle discounts and financial products and not to mention working for a leading brand recognised in more than 150 countries around the world.

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