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Job Title: IT Manager/Site Lead
Mission Summary:
This mission is part of the IT Operations and Services team within PSG IT, located at the Thermo Fisher PSG Belgium sites in Seneffe & Gosselies, with potential for career growth and additional responsibilities within the Western Europe region.
As a Pharma Services Group (PSG) Site Lead you will be responsible for leading the Information
Technology Support function.
You will contribute as a member of the PSG IT Ops and Services Team to deliver solutions to site in partnership with global functions. You will also provide technical leadership to the members of the end user support team and partner with site business leadership to drive cost effective technology solutions as part of a global group.
Organizational Position:
Manager: Sr. IT Manager – PSG IT EMEA West
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the PSG IT site service function for Belgium. The primary services delivered include business infrastructure/network and IIOT support, business colleague support (desktop, access & administration), Quality, SOX, GxP regulatory support and customer-specific data delivery.
  • Embody the concept of Technology, Security and Quality for the Pharma Services IT group.
  • Be the primary escalation contact for local IT service issues and mentor site Shared Services IT teams to maintain and enhance IT service provided to business colleagues.
  • Develop strong partnerships with IT Shared Services teams and other Pharma Services IT colleagues to deliver best in class service for the local site.
  • Collaborate with business colleagues to understand support needs and develop effective partnerships in a complex matrixed environment that delivers IT service excellence to business colleagues.
  • Collaborate as a member of the PSG IT Ops & Services team to develop and align IT support processes globally to meet business and quality needs including support of regulatory audits, investigations, and CAPA.
  • Use ITIL and process improvement methodologies (such as Six Sigma, Lean, PPI etc) to drive improvements in IT processes and IT support services. Track metrics against SLA to ensure colleague satisfaction.
  • Champion innovation by leveraging technologies used at other Pharma Services / Thermofisher sites
  • Primary contact to support site capital projects and act as IT Subject Matter Expert (SME) for new or existing IT systems and production equipment to insure it is installed according to global security and data integrity (DI) requirements.
  • Collaborate with Global Infrastructure Services and/or Global Applications to fully leverage Corporate shared services and to implement company standards.
  • Understand and enforce the company’s system architecture standards and policies to maximize efficiency and support business colleagues.
  • Ensure an appropriate mix of internal and external end user support resources to enable a flexible cost structure for Pharma Services
  • Work with site to develop local technology strategy, adhere to objectives, budgets, schedules, and work plans as required by the business unit.
  • Embody ThermoFisher 4i values: integrity, innovation, intensity, and involvement
  • Comply with company’s Global IT Policies & Procedures
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience working with a team of IT professionals in a very fast-paced, large company environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a multi-lingual and multi-cultural end user support function with a track record of achieving year over year efficiency gains.
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment. Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Computers Systems Validation (CSV) is required. Prior experience with GMP and CSV, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry is a strong plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Broad knowledge of application software, desktop support and IT security required, including demonstrated experience in interpreting business needs and translating them into support services.
  • Ability to work in a team structure, make decisions, solve problems, communicate inside & outside the organization, and analyse, plan, organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment, inclusive of conflict resolution.
  • Capacity to make decisions or recommendations based on area of assigned responsibility. Uses good judgement in gathering input for decisions.
  • Ability to quickly understand and adjust to changing business needs.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Strong management skills and understanding of project management lifecycle.
  • Strong English and French, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service/relationship building skills.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Belgium

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit
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