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Head of IT Bulle & Industrial


Bulle, Gruyere, Switzerland

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  66479

Head of IT


To strengthen our IT department, based in our site in Bulle, Switzerland, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Head of IT Bulle & Industrial.

As a Head of IT Bulle & Industrial you will define the strategy of the IT department of Bulle, taking in account business priorities and global IT strategy, to ensure the delivery of this strategy, including global approach of UCB IT.  

As IT Bulle Site you will contribute by:

  • Setting up the budget and following up.
  • Building a team according to business needs and UCB strategy. Managing, coaching and encouraging development of team members.
  • Managing Local Site Projects portfolio. Prioritization, costs, resources and anticipation of future requirements.
  • Ensuring up to date infrastructure and lifecycle management to support business operations.
  • Setting up and supervising procedures and policies for the department organization and project management. Ensuring quality and continuous audit readiness.
  • Ensuring cost effective contracts with the different suppliers.
  • Representing global IT in Bulle steering and Bulle in global IT steering.
  • This function also includes a key role in the deployment of the HSE policies (Health, Safety and Environment) on Bulle site.



As IT Industrial Domain Lead you will contribute by:

  • Owning (define, manage and operate) the Industrial Framework made of  :
    • Specific standards ( rules , policies , SOP .. )  embedded into a IT service catalog for industry
    • Operating models (process and tools, …) , and governance regulating the relationship between Information  and Operation Technologies IT/OT  across all industrial initiatives (from definition till operations) and ensuring compliance with the TSSC (Trustworthy, Safe, Secure and Compliant) principles.
  • Managing the Industrial (IT/OT) project portfolio, from demand, though roadmap, program /project delivery and governance in close collaboration with IT infrastructure and security capabilities as well as OT stakeholders.


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

  • Technical Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • 7 years’ experience in IT field.
  • Strong experience in project and program management. 3 years’ experience in people management.
  • Experience in GxP environment.
  • IT Service delivery and customer orientation.
  • Industrial IT environment management.
  • ITIL and other IT processes methodology.
  • Autonomous and pragmatic self-starter with focus on problem solving.
  • Strong communication, diplomacy and consensus skills.
  • Mid-term and long-term vision.
  • Quality focused.
  • Multicultural management skills.
  • Language skills: French & English mandatory



Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

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