Director, Information Management Solution Delivery
Waukegan, IL 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Reporting to the DVP of Business Analytics and Information Management, this role is responsible for establishing and leading a world-class technology function that drives strategic value through enablement of business capabilities with Information Management services that includes data platforms, Information management applications, visualization tools, global business intelligence solutions design and delivery by partnering effectively with business unit and IT leadership.

This IT leadership lead role is focused on the following outcome:

  • Enable our businesses to access more insight by leveraging and consolidating internal and external data assets.

  • Enable self-service for data access request and data visualization.

  • Modernize IM capabilities by leveraging cloud architecture and tools to provide speed and agility to business.

  • Deliver IM portfolio of projects in a rapid and high-quality fashion.

  • Maintain health of IM application to ensure business continuity.


This role is accountable for developing a clear vision of global Information Management services with a strategic roadmap of data capabilities required by each business and own the roadmap at enterprise level. In order to support data needs, this role is responsible for developing and retaining talent to provide information management service's coverage in regions.

  • Work closely with business & function partners to determine how information solutions can be leveraged to support business strategies, capabilities and processes

  • Work in partnership with business and IT to govern Abbott's total cost of ownership for existing reporting and analytics environments with a focus on standardization and consolidation

  • Develop KPI dashboards to ensure that the data standards/policies are maintained across the enterprise in accordance with meeting regulatory compliance, maintaining data integrity and improving access to data.

  • Manage the consolidated portfolio of reporting and information management investments, present progress updates, findings, maintain and report key performance indicators (KPI) on portfolio execution

  • Provide leadership across Business/IT to establish and evolve global information management strategy

  • Implement and maintain compliance and controls for all relevant regulations (FDA, CAPA, SOX, CFR, GDPR, etc.) and policies that apply to pharmaceutical, consumer good, diagnostics and medical device industries

  • Making appropriate trade-offs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes

  • Constantly improve system performance and reliability through better tools, process, and monitoring systems

  • Drive the adoption of new technology and methods through evaluation and feasibility research

  • Implementation of dev-ops culture of working, ensuring new features and changes are deployed quickly and safely

  • Plan for operational efficiency to scale products, programs, and practices



  • Master's Degree in Information Technology or related field preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years IT, or software product development experience in large or mid-size multinational businesses, with a focus on data management, analytics and data integration capabilities.

  • Broad IT ability in various disciplines, that include establishing Agile development methodologies, cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity, organization change management, etc.

  • Exceptional track record in delivering complex and cross functional programs with ability to work with multiple vendors to deliver on-time/on-budget projects.

  • A strong background in technical design / architecture with a solid understanding of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and contemporary design patterns/practices (microservices and API)

  • Strong experience building and running cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure

  • Financial skills and process skills; an understanding of the company's financial practices and goals - including drivers of process costs.

  • Demonstrated ability to creatively approach business problems and establish course of action.

  • Experience working in matrix global organization where success requires broad orchestration of resources and services.

  • Experience working in an FDA-regulated business (e.g. validated software related to medical, pharmaceutical, or life sciences products) is preferred.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: 

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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