IT Manager

Project Management

Ref: 240Thursday 19 May 2022

Fantastic opportunity for a seasoned IT Manager to join a global medical company and  direct the IT-related business support services for all their sites in Ireland

You will act as the local leader and advocate for supporting the business customers’ core technologies across the sites in Ireland, but along with your peers in four other countries, you will have the chance to provide input into the global IT support strategy. 


Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage and collaborate with Site Managers and Supervisors to ensure best in class IT support, ongoing communications, and innovative technology solutions.

  • Work together with business stakeholders to understand their vision for IT and communicate updates relating to IT strategies and initiatives.

  • Own the governance of the local technology project portfolio and facilitate the business request intake process.

  • Provide ideas and project management for ongoing and future enhancements to applications, technology stack, the operational environment, and new investments.

  • Analyse the IT needs of functional departments and establish detailed objectives and priorities for implementing IT solutions and services to support business initiatives.

  • Oversee all validated systems in accordance with internal software validation procedures working closely with the Quality teams.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of strategic technology roadmaps

  • Lead all change management activities to support new or changing IT products and/or services.

  • You'll manage a team of approx. 30 people with 4-6 direct reports across the Ireland operation 




  • 5+ years of people management experience is key as you will have a team of approx. 30 people

  • 8+ years of experience in IT within a life science, biotechnology, or medical device manufacturing environment

  • 5+ years of experience in budget management

  • Understanding of GMP best practices and manufacturing processes

  • Understand customer-centricity, automation within IT support, and continuous improvement practices

  • Solid understanding of current technology and interest to research tech trends  (current 

  • Knowledge of ITIL or Agile methodology 

An attractive package will be available to the successful candidate to reflect the business impact of the role.