Director, IT Discovery Sciences
The Director of IT, Discovery Sciences will serve as the focal point and leader of the IT staff that supports the Discovery Sciences organization for all IT needs. The Discovery Sciences organization is comprised of all the research groups in Translational Medicine as well as the Therapeutic Discovery Groups that include Immunology, Neurology, Tissue Injury & Repair and Hemophilia The incumbent is the primary global lead for all applications of information technology to business needs and challenges of the Discovery Sciences community. The positions primary focus is to ensure that Discovery Sciences technology is effectively utilized and managed by working with Discovery Sciences Senior Management and partnering to:
•Understand and anticipate strategic, market and/or operational needs, and
•Translate those needs into effective and/or improved processes and/or technical solutions by coordinating resources from the associated IT Department(s)
•Design and deliver against a long-term strategic capabilities roadmap for the future of Biogen Idec’s Discovery Sciences Organization
•Ensure that the IT organization is structured and resourced to reliably support daily operations.Continuously improve the efficiency of the group by providing valuable new and improved IT tools and systems.
•Integrate the information systems in Discovery Sciences and identify source data to be utilized throughout.
About Biogen Idec
Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers medicines to improve the lives of patients. As a company, Biogen Idec recognizes that cutting-edge science and medicines can address unmet patient needs to change the course of devastating diseases.