Abbott IT Country Manager - Nordics in Solna, Sweden

In the Nordics, Abbott is rapidly growing and has numerous location in the region. To support this growth and help the company grow even further, we are looking to hire an IT Country Manager Nordics - supporting our Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland sites. This new position is to be based out of our Solna offices.

Profile of the position

  • Responsible for the activities related to Information Technology (IT) in the company, involving the redefinition, development, maintenance and operation of systems, as well as for maintaining the area┬┤s technological level up to date, conducting studies and implementing new procedures and techniques.

  • Is responsible for the selection of hardware, software and supplies.

  • Defines the Information Technology Director Plan, as well as company policies for centralization and/or decentralization of data processing.

Main responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and direct the operation of information technology systems.

  • Plan and coordinate all investigations, feasibility studies and surveys of proposed and existing information systems and machine applications.

  • Guide the selection, installation and use of computing equipment and software.

  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment, systems and programming techniques appropriate to the organization.

  • Participate in the training of key management with data processing techniques.

  • Set policies, procedures, technical standards, methods, and priorities.

  • Control and recommend budgets.

  • Control the security of information systems.

  • Direct maintenance work and quality control to ensure the efficient and timely operation of the information technology function.

  • Monitor operations and develop improvements.

  • Control the selection, development and training of information technology professionals and other staff and monitor their performance.

  • Allocate staff within information technology locations.

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelors' degree in Computer Science and approximately 7-10 years of experience in a comparable role

  • Experienced in working within a matrix organisation and international environement

  • Client oriented and solution driven

  • Experienced with both application as well as infrastructure management

  • Fluent in Swedish and English

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com