IT Site Lead

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Job Title: IT Manager (Site Lead)
Direct Hire
Location: Santa Monica, CA

Job Description
Responsible for consulting with various business units and the Information Technology colleagues to understand technology needs and challenges to ensure that projects align with the technology roadmap and governance process in support of the overall business strategy
Ideal candidate will have the following experience and industry knowledge:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IT infrastructure, applications, telecommunications or other assigned area of expertise.
  • Experience with large-scale Oracle EBS / ERP implementations in high-growth companies with manufacturing.
  • Hands on experience with top-tier ERP systems, preferably Oracle EBS within the Life Sciences Industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of portfolio management and performance monitoring practices and methodologies.
  • Extensive knowledge of business finance principles.
  • Ability to manage and direct activities of others in a multi-project environment.
  • Ability to perform business and process analysis.
  • Manage relationships with IT, business units and vendors. Maintain open lines of communications with all parties.
  • Understand overall IT global corporate strategy and infrastructure.
  • Align strategically with executive teams and function heads and define an IT roadmap to enable business priorities.
  • Act as a trusted IT partner to various business leadership teams (e.g., Commercial and Technical Operations).
  • Consult with business unit’s and preview IT usage, services, technology, and department specific projects in order to identify, forecast and develop IT needs.
  • On a daily basis, be an escalation point for major issues.
  • Coordinate and lead with IT Head the build-up of IT globally.
  • Ensure that all projects and change controls meet the standards of a regulated industry (FDA, SOX, GxP etc.).
  • Resolve or escalate scope, schedule, resource and financial conflicts.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders, management and project teams.
  • Strong collaboration, communication, business partnering, executive presence, people management and coaching skills are a must.
Required Skills:
  • 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology including project management and business analysis.
  • Biotech/healthcare industry experience is mandatory.
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, MIS, Life Sciences, Business; or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Broad IT knowledge across areas like Infrastructure, Operations, Applications, Architecture, SaaS and Security.
  • Successful track record of IT leadership, matrix management, execution and delivery.
  • Experience supporting “field” resources such as Commercial, Sales & Medical Affairs
  • Self-motivated with high degree of initiative and excellent follow-up skills, along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Well organized, results oriented and eager to tackle difficult problems.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with executive management and non-technical users.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
  • Must be capable of working autonomously, is a team player and possess the ability to interact and interface with all levels of management and with global teams.
Warmest regards,
Aileen Bradley
Addastaff Consulting, Inc.
Senior Technical Recruiter
650-638-9633 x303

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