IT Technical Operations - Labs Management

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Date: Apr 20, 2019

Location: Braine L'alleud, BE

Help us transform patients’ lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our strategic partnership with UCB Technical Operations and laboratories departements ( covering development and commercialization of solutions for patient) , based in our offices in Braine , Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: IT Laboratories Domain Lead .

Are you driven and enjoy being innovative? For UCB, we see you as a ‘drivenovative’ person. This extraordinary blend of talent means you are adept at tenaciously sparking positive change for patients' lives.

As a UCB 'drivenovative' person and IT Laboratories Domain Lead you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Actively take part in the implementation of the UCB IT strategy with focus on laboratories information covering an entire eco-system (Lims, ELN, Chromatography software, Discoverant,…) .
  • Manage relationships with business partners and challenge stakeholders in a constructive way in order to propose solutions.
  • Think and propose digital roadmap made of solutions and innovations enabling value through :  Electronic Data management: thinking data as an asset (striving for any opportunities of extended digitalization (IoT, ), data flow integration and data integrity, data processing & analysis (process mining, artificial intelligence, advance analytics)),
  • Process automation ( incl Robotic Process Automation)
  • Enhanced user experience (mobile)

As a UCB 'drivenovative' person and IT Laboratories Domain Lead you will contribute by:

  • Defining & owning the technology roadmap: assisting senior business and IT management in defining technology strategy for UCBs Laboratories Information Management.
  • Managing project portfolio: successfully delivering project, bringing your own expertise and discipline, applying program/ project management best practices and complying with UCB methodologies as well as regulation.
  • Driving Operational Excellence according industries best practices: ensuring flawless operations & compliance dealing with Service Management (demand, delivery and performance management ), Governance & Operating Model (including vendor management)

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Dynamic Talent with high potential for further development & evolution.

  • Education - Bachelor or Master Degree (in Engineering, Computer Science, biosciences,…

  • Fluent French and English are must

  • Project Management and Operations ( Service Management) expertises in a global environment. 

  • Knowledgeable in laboratories processes used in pharmaceutical environment : Analytical methods validation, Stability Studies Management, Sample Management and Batch release Analysis, Environmental Monitoring, …

  • Strong understanding of relevant solutions used in Labs (Lims, ELN, Chromatography software, Process and data management system …). Functional and technical experiences in those system as well as proven experience with electronic data exchange are a plus.

  • Showing interest in digital transformation (robotics, Advance Analytics, IoT , Mobile experience,…)

  • Have an open & positive attitude, pro-active, agile & forward looking, enthusiast & motivated by innovation

  • Be a team player across different teams and different levels of the organization


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