Abbott IT Compliance Analyst in St. Paul, Minnesota

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Primary Job Function:

The IT Compliance Analyst is an Information Technology department resource within the Abbott Medical Device division that is primarily responsible for supporting and enforcing the IT compliance domains, which include Quality System Processes, Infrastructure, Software Applications, Training and Education, and Metrics and Reporting. The Analyst is also responsible for the management of efforts for strategic projects and for efforts and tasks associated with IT Quality System processes such as CAPA, Internal and External Audit, Management Review, Vendor Risk Management, and Software Validation. The Analyst will be a champion of quality and will help to ensure IT compliance to the Quality systems for the division.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as an IT Compliance source of information to the business for the IT Quality System domains, IT Quality System processes, and the regulatory environment.

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with all levels in the Abbott IT organization and the Medical Device division business system and process owners and stakeholders.

  • Adhere to established policies and procedures and perform work using standard methodologies, processes and tools to ensure IT Compliance.

  • Execute on and complete tasks associated with IT Quality System processes such as collecting and compiling Management Review metrics and tracking IT Audit findings for the division.

  • Execute on and complete tasks associated with strategic projects for the division.

  • Support projects across the division for the software development lifecycles for quality impacting applications.

  • Provide timely status updates to management and escalate issues appropriately.

  • Have an evolving understanding of the specific challenges and opportunities linked to the regulatory and legal environment.

  • Have an evolving ability to recognize gaps in project documentation and policies and procedures related to the IT Quality Processes.

  • Work with internal organizations such as Internal Audit or business units on compliance related matters.

  • Provide support to IT functional areas on IT compliance policy, process, and procedure.

  • Collaborate effectively with internal IT departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts through consistent IT Compliance practices.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Information Systems or Business Administration or BA/BS in another discipline with equivalent experience

  • Strong attention to detail and documentation

  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of processes, frameworks, and technologies

  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

  • Strong time management, organizational and priority setting skills

  • Strong interpersonal/verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of software systems including enterprise systems, databases, infrastructure, networks, and other technical domains

  • Familiar with multiple software development models

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

  • Ability to adapt readily to change in routine and to work across multiple areas

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across organizational levels

  • Advanced personal computer skills including email, word processing, and spreadsheets

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