Abbott Site Business Relationship Manager- IT Lead in Temecula, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

We are looking for a Site Business Relationship Manager- IT Lead to join the Vascular Division located in Temecula and this role will involve the following:

Primary function

Manages staff responsible for working with line of business management and staff to: Define the business, financial, and operational requirements of new systems. Collaborate in the planning, design, development and deployment of new systems, and enhancements to existing systems. Determine ways of leveraging existing systems for new requirements. Enhance business processes, operations, and information process flow. Identify and resolve issues with existing systems.

Interact with site management as the key point of contact for overall IT needs of the site(s) in scope.

Main responsibilities

  • 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.

  • Understands corporation's vision, goals and strategies. Develops appropriate IT strategies aligned with the business.

  • Champion change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and innovation in others. Open to new ideas. Supports those who initiate change and take risks.

  • Provides advice and counsel regarding effective system utilization to meet business requirements. Understanding the business processes in multiple businesses. Determines alternative delivery mechanisms.

  • Negotiates, secures, oversees & ensures that resources are available to meet the long range operational demands of the area.

  • Oversee and control department budgets, project capital/RCE expenditures & ROI: develop, monitor and meet expense and recovery plans; continually look for opportunities for cost avoidance and cost reductions

  • Oversee & ensure that resources are available to meet the daily operational demands of the area.

  • Manage IT investment for the functional component.

  • Responsible for all aspects of people leadership; setting expectations, coaching, counselling, developing, evaluating, feedback, hiring, discipline and separations.

  • Confronts and deals with employees issues in a constructive and timely manner. Responsible for overall morale of team and promotes cohesive attitude.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures. Participates in setting policies and procedures.

  • Establish and maintain high-quality relationships with all levels across the company and with external partners.

  • Operate within broad goals and objectives.

  • Manages 1 – 5 direct staff

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Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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