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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Shire Pharmaceutical Exton, PA

Exton, PA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
The role assists with maintaining the GBS enabling technologies. Because this position requires technical proficiency individuals with a background in computer systems and business management will have the best chances for success. The role works with other resources to determine and implement specific technical needs and priorities of the GBS organization including upgrades to current systems and enabling technologies.

Specifically, the role assist with:
Coordination of IT projects
Maintaining and upgrading current systems and enabling technologies including security
Managing GBS reporting requests
Interfacing with internal and external stakeholders
Providing guidance for problems and questions

Assist with maintaining the overall control and coordination of the business systems support processes by:
Ensuring timely and accurate processing of all requests from the Exton based GBS function.
Participating in broader IT projects.
Ensuring enabling technology interfaces are tested regularly and are working well to avoid issues with month end.
Ensuring adherence to Shire s enabling technology processes.
Acting as subject matter expert for any issues relating to the enabling technology processes.
Liaising with counterparts in other GBS centers to solve issues, to knowledge share and maintain consistency.
Reviewing error logs with the team and ensure remediation.
Providing audit support relating to enabling technologies.

Provide support for new financial systems implementations or upgrades of current financial and related systems.

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Finance or Accounting
- 6 years experience from roles managing a variety of enabling technologies
- Good knowledge of ERP systems (strong preference for SAP and JDE)
- Experience of working in a shared service or large multinational company environment

- MBA with technology-related emphasis preferred
- Supervisory experience
- Experience of SAP, JDE and Hyperion HFM
- Business degree in addition to computer science degree
- Experience from the pharmaceutical industry

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Global Business Services (GBS) is the growing strategic shared services arm of Shire, the leading biotechnology company focused on serving patients with rare diseases and specialized conditions. GBS is a collective set of global capabilities, people, and systems that enables strong collaboration with our commercial businesses and corporate functions in order to drive world-class service delivery to our customers and partners.

We are looking for innovative and entrepreneurial colleagues to join GBS, help shape GBS future, and explore the many global and diverse career opportunities at Shire.

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.