• Degree in IT (other degrees will be considered)
• Technical expertise in Siebel applications (ideally eClinical)
• Experience of leading development teams comprising of contingent workers, both onshore and offshore
• Track record of successful technical delivery of complex IT systems
• Delivery of solutions that integrate commercial of-the-shelf products into the existing IT landscape and with cloud technology solutions
• Working across multiple projects and technologies simultaneously
• Engaging with technical counterparts in large IT vendor organisations
• Higher Degree in IT (other degrees will be considered)
• Experience in pharmaceuticals research and development; preferably in the Clinical development domain.
• Experience of validation and delivering validated IT solutions
• Experience of Waterfall and Agile techniques
• Working knowledge of ITIL
The successful applicant will hold a shared technical accountability for the Siebel eClinical competency center, including the operation of the existing service and the delivery of new services to meet the needs of GSK's Clinical Development business:
1. Provides oversight and governance, technical direction and domain expertise to delivery and support teams composed of GSK employees and outsourced resources from strategic partners and software vendors.
2. Anticipates, understands, troubleshoots and resolves problems using technical expertise and problem solving skills.
3. Ensures the technical application delivery is fully compliant with GSK IT and Regulatory standards, leveraging the full capabilities of the software to meet the business needs.
4. Builds deep understanding of the key technologies to enable effective impact assessments of any proposed changes or design choices
5. Maintains familiarity with architectural standards and vision, R&D IT Technology Roadmap, technical landscape, validation requirements, central service request processes, GSK policies, and other aspects of GSK environment.
6. Supports Programme/Project Managers and the delivery team to design, develop and transition new applications into production, fostering and maintaining close links with infrastructure services colleagues
7. Proactively support IT Service Managers and IT Asset Owners (Service Specialists) to develop and deliver continuous improvement of the applications portfolio to enhance user productivity, increase system reliability and reduce the total cost of ownership.
GSK has a 150-year legacy of helping to transform the health, lives and futures of millions of people around the world. We are a science-led healthcare company with more than 100,000 people working in 115 countries. Each year we produce around 4 billion packs of medicine, nearly 900 million doses of vaccine and more than 18 billion packs of consumer healthcare products. Our focus of helping people do more, feel better and live longer is at the centre of all that we aim to do.
For R&D to be able to continue to find and develop new medicines, it relies on IT. Not only does R&D IT keep core systems running but we help the business continuously improve through tools that drive and support our world-class study modelling, high volume informational analysis and clinical trial programmes. We are looking for someone to help deliver those IT services.
The role offers excellent opportunities for career development for individuals who enhance the impact of IT on GSK's R&D programmes.
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