Technology Manager, Pharma Business Partnering

Your Responsibilities:
The Technology Manager, Pharma Business Partnering mandate is ...

• To develop in Partnership with the Business and Technology Head a Technology plan that is aligned to the Canada business strategy.
• To actively influence the business strategy by providing a range of technology solutions and opportunities that will provide business value and help deliver enhanced business outcomes.
• Support the Business to prioritize and Implement technology initiatives that enable the businesses to achieve their goals.
• To ensure IT projects are set up with appropriate governance and actively lead the implementation of agreed projects.
• Build strategic relationships with critical technology partners, both internal and external.
• To ensure that global Technology shared services meet the needs of the business
• To be accountable to the business unit for the overall satisfaction with IT services and capabilities.
• To partner with functional lead teams to build multi year strategic IT investment roadmaps.


• Act as primary IT point of contact for Business Division/Units
• Regularly partners with senior staff and management up to Vice President Level to develop multi-year plans that are enabled through technology investments or exploiting core strategic platforms
• Assists with the development of IT roadmaps for Canada (~800 employees, $700M revenue)
• Accountable for technology selection and solution definition by working with local and global technical resources
• Write and obtain approval for business cases for technology projects that will impact several hundred users
• Accountable for the successful delivery of projects including ensuring projects meet time, quality and cost targets and ensuring that business benefits are realized from technology investments
• Driving effective change plans to ensure that we maximize the value of all technology investments
• Partners with Global Technology Support & Delivery organizations
• Responsible for external and internal technology scans and influencing the business cases for innovative technology solutions to drive business objectives (Innovation)

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Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
• Expertise in Business Analysis, Relationship Management and project delivery.
• Excellent leadership skills working in line and matrix roles; strong interpersonal skills, including networking and teamwork abilities
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (i.e., frequent presentation to senior executives and leaders Across multiple geographies.)
• Ability to develop effective IT business Solutions, gain senior business support and align appropriate resources.
• Significant level of business consulting or commercial data handling experience in Pharmaceutical and regulated CPG Industries.
• Business credibility - demonstrated understanding of business facing IT and of the area of the business they are facing off to
• Evidence of driving business results through IT innovation and proven ability to use methodologies and tools to improve business processes and practices
• Evidence of facilitating business change, identifying and analyzing business requirements for new IT systems, and identifying creative solutions that maximize impact while minimizing time and cost
• Evidence of the ability to work independently with senior business management
• Strong personal effectiveness and strong influencing negotiation skills required.
• Knowledge and ability to work with different cultures.
• Experience with one or more of the following platforms would be an asset: Qlikview, Terradata, SAP, Salesforce cloud, Veeva, Contact centers, Adobe experience cloud,

Preferred qualifications:

• At least one of the following: PMP - Project Management Professional, Six Sigma and/or Agile certification
• Experience with GXP and Validation

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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