Head of Infrastructure & Operations
Duchnice (pow. warszawski zachodni)

Boost your career with us

Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion.

Together we develop medicines, offering a new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases. We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us!

Your responsibilities

  • Setting the mission, vision, and strategy of the I&O organization to maximize the success of business and IT enterprise initiatives.
  • Introducing innovative, differentiating infrastructure and operations capabilities that enhance our overall competitive capabilities and enhance employee productivity.
  • Working with the IT senior leadership team on the service portfolio and governance required to prioritize resources, including budget.
  • Building successful stakeholder relationships with other IT and business leaders by developing a clear understanding of business needs, acting as a trusted advisor, and ensuring cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs.
  • Creating and aligning an I&O value map by linking targeted business outcomes with the future-state business capabilities required to achieve them.
  • Developing and controlling the annual I&O budget to ensure that it's consistent with the overall strategic objectives of IT and the enterprise and is within plan.
  • Defining, developing and managing a comprehensive and integrated ITSM landscape, based on best-practice processes, disciplines and related toolsets.
  • Collaborating with the Head of Security & Compliance to ensure I&O embrace and apply security strategy.
  • Operating a formal governance mechanism to establish and monitor effective controls for the processes and functions performed by I&O teams. Supports periodic reviews by internal audit, compliance teams and other risk-related functions as required.
  • Leveraging influencing and negotiation skills across IT and the enterprise to enable cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in the achievement of business goals.
  • Providing direction on what emerging technologies should be incorporated into I&O products and services to successfully deliver overall IT strategy.
  • Champion I&O involvement in the IT organization's innovation efforts and its role in experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of business opportunities.
  • Providing strategic direction and oversight for the full life cycle of design, development, operation and support of IT systems.
  • Directing the development of an I&O sourcing strategy and provides executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management.
  • Developing the maturity of I&O to improve efficiency, deliver new innovations and increase collaboration with other business areas (e.g., through Agile and DevOps).
  • Driving the adoption of (and commitment towards) service improvements.
  • Serving on IT planning and policymaking committees; drives the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics.

If you have

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Very good knowledge of English.
  • Ten or more years of experience in IT or business/industry.
  • Three or more years of leadership responsibilities, including strategy, budgeting and staffing.
  • Demonstrated experience of influencing key stakeholders across the organization and within complex contexts.
  • Preferably proven experience or demonstrated capability in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex, dynamic environments where agile was applied at scale.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to develop and communicate an I&O vision that inspires and motivates staff and aligns with the IT and business strategy
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills.
  • Strong business acumen, including industry, domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units.

We offer

  • Private healthcare.
  • Life insurance.
  • Private pension plan.
  • Relocation package.
  • and more…
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Why you should work with us

Contact us
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