Director, IT Toxicology - Drug Scan
The Director, IT Toxicology has overall responsibility for Information Technology (IT) support for Toxicology, as well as performing in a leadership role across the IT department. Directs and coordinates the evaluation, design, implementation, and maintenance of the IT platform supporting the Toxicology division. Partners with Toxicology leaders and staff to identify and address improvements in operational efficiency and strategic growth. Partners with Quality and business units to ensure regulatory compliance and audits. The Director evaluates current systems, processes, and technology, and proposes and leads improvement projects. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director is a member of the IT leadership team.
STATUS: Full time
LOCATION: Horsham, PA - Drug Scan
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
- Design, implement, and manage the IT platform supporting ACM’s Toxicology division.
- Analyze current business processes and planned initiatives to determine where IT can enable or drive improvement.
- Recognize and implement continuous process improvement to prevent or reduce reoccurrence of problem issues and to improve performance.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for performing IT applications due-diligence, feasibility analyses, planning, and executing system integrations for Toxicology initiatives.
- Identify opportunities to address business needs using IT tools.
- Improve training and operational procedures, optimizing the use of technology to increase productivity.
- Create and present data, reports, and dashboards to monitor and communicate performance.
- Utilize the appropriate technologies and ensure that customers have the technology and information they need, when and where they need it.
- Manage vendors and vendor contracts, evaluate vendor performance and ensure high standards of service delivery to the organization.
- Coordinate with appropriate IT and business line staff to ensure all applicable IT components are in compliance with regulatory and security requirements, contractual obligations, and current industry standards.
- Provide effective management of IT application resources, investments, vendors, and service providers.
- Hire, develop, train, and evaluate the performance of IT staff.
- Prepare and maintain operating and capital budgets for IT applications and monitor expenditures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Ten years of demonstrated success in leading and/managing complex enterprise application system implementations and ongoing support
- Familiarity and experience with compliance agencies and audit requirements
- Experience working in a regulated environment
- Medical Laboratory industry experience, specifically toxicology lab experience preferred
- Working knowledge of change management, validation, 21 CFR Part 11, GLP / GCP principles and methodologies
- Demonstrated success in partnering with business lines to use IT tools to support improvement in ongoing operations and drive strategic growth
- Track record of successful management of personnel and vendors
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Project management experience and expertise
- Effective interpersonal and leadership skills
- Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment
Required Attributes (Minimum Qualifications):
- Bachelor’s degree required
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS L - Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly; requires occasional walking, standing or squatting.