IT Business Change Lead

ProClinical Ltd
£50k - 60k per year
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a new and exciting pharmaceutical career opportunity for an IT Business change lead to work within a rapidly expanding pharma company that specialises in the research and development of treatments for areas that have unmet medical need. This job will be based at their UK site in Cambridge on a permanent basis. The purpose of this role is to work with business leaders to solve business problems and address strategic improvement opportunities primarily through IT-enabled change, but also via non-IT-enabled improvement initiatives. The role will achieve this by building effective partnerships with business stakeholders such that they achieve the maximum possible value from their investment in IT. The individual in this role is required to be a credible partner and provide a single point of accountability for IT with the business, in support of the Head of IT.

Job Responsibilities:

* Understand business strategy and translate this into IT needs, by clearly defining business problems or opportunities and the high-level requirements for IT solutions to address these, so that IT investment opportunities can be appraised effectively in the context of shareholder value, IT service and technology capabilities.
* Work with business stakeholders to identify the business value to be realized from an Understand current and anticipate future business needs to promote the efficient and appropriate use of existing, proven IT services whilst advising on the use of commodity and differentiating IT solutions.
* Co-ordinate the development of long term IT investment plans agreed with senior business stakeholders and IT executives, and report performance in the context of value realized and outcomes achieved.
* Actively participate in IT projects, providing business analysis expertise to accurately capture functional and non-functional requirements for IT solutions. Under guidance from the Portfolio and Performance team, agree with the Head of IT which projects will be managed by an IT PM and which will be self-managed.
* Ensure the IT PM has the relevant information, business knowledge and contacts to ensure a successful project implementation.
* Liaise with the IT PM and IT delivery resources allocated to projects to ensure that they are delivering in accordance with business requirements and escalate as appropriate when project delivery is
* Continually improve best practices (e.g. based on lessons learned, external scan) and share these with the others across IT and the business.

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.