Head of IT Netherlands
Role Description Head of IT Zoetermeer:
As the Head of IT Netherlands you are accountable for all Information Services (IS)/IT systems, services and projects for AstraZeneca Netherlands. You will lead and coach the on-site team, working closely with the local Business Intelligence and Commercial Excellence teams, and with global / regional colleagues.
Duties & responsibilities Head of IT:
- Strong IT business partnering to internal customers (Country President, Senior Management Team, Heads of Department and other stakeholders) so that IS/IT is “welcomed to the table” by our stakeholder groups with clear two-way communication, aligned priorities and the ability to drive business change e.g. process simplification.
- Reporting to the CFO, dotted line to the Head of IT Europe
- Responsible for deadlines with regards to resources, planning and results in collaboration with the CFO as well as setting the annual budget for ICT and ultimately responsible for results of the IT department.
- Translating ICT projects for AstraZeneca Netherlands delivered to you by the Global team
- Part of the European & Global IT organisation you will regularly be attending meetings in other European countries
- There is high confidence in the successful delivery of projects (on-time, on-budget, complete scope and without business disruption) that enable capabilities which drive competitive advantage, improve efficiency or assure licence to operate.
- IT service delivery to the business is responsive, proactive, visible, and with clear KPI’s. The IS/IT team operates professionally, efficiently and cost effectively, and provides a stable, high-performing workplace environment to the business.
Key Capabilities Required Head of IT:
- Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, influencing and relationship building skills
- Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language and vice versa
- High ethical standards
- Results Focus – concentrating on delivery to required standard to time and budget. Focusing on high quality delivery.
- Fluent in spoken and written Dutch and English.
- Analytical thinking - logically breaking problems down into their essential elements: carrying out diagnosis and development solutions.
- Initiative and ability to make decisions
- Excellent time-management skills and ability to prioritize
- 5 years relevant IS/IT experience: business partnering, project delivery and service delivery.
- Educated to Academic degree level (Business Administration, Business Informatics)
- Previous experience in an International environment is a must
- Relevant experience advising the business with regards to processes & procedures enabling to translate this into IT Solutions
- Affinity with Science / Pharma
- Previous experience managing, leading and coaching a team
- Desirable: Lean 6 Sigma experience
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