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Director of Digital Transformation

Group operations

Technology is critical to the continued success of our business, and we are building a technology leadership team to help define and deliver the technology roadmap to support business growth through digital transformation. Interested?

Position summary

We are on the hunt for a Director of Digital Transformation who has significant experience of planning and delivering end-to-end transformation initiatives across a multi-site business with proven leadership and the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.

Reporting directly to the CIO, you will be a key player in shaping and delivering Envisions data and digital transformation and continuous improvement programme. If you’re excited by the opportunity of aligning culture, people, and technology - this is the role for you. We’re looking for an experienced, energetic leader with demonstrable experience of planning, scoping, mobilising, and delivering multiple concurrent projects, the ability to prioritise work, navigate complexities, and deliver solutions whilst managing and escalating risks as appropriate.

As a senior improvement lead, you will have a joint focus of both continual improvement and technical initiatives, with a strong emphasis on delivery and attention to detail. You will help to develop Envisions digital roadmap by exploring new technologies. You will also participate in the growth of the IT department to ensure strategic alignment between IT solutions and business needs, playing a leading role in moving the overall platform strategy from on prem services to the Cloud, ensuring they are used efficiently, securely and cost effectively, balancing the need for long term investment with the quality day-to-day delivery of services.

You will be someone that has excellent communication skills and the ability to present technical concepts to a non-technical audience. You will possess the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment, and will be confident challenging existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust.

This is an exciting time for IT at Envision, as we radically transform our legacy technology stack, and seek to adopt a more responsive and change focused approach to technology.

Key responsibilities

The Role
How you will make an impact at Envision Pharma Group:

• Driving change and transformation to continually deliver improved business performance
• Shaping the delivery of a transformation and continuous improvement programme, and execution of strategic activities utilising currently available and future technology and ways of working
• Responsible for the delivery of all projects that are agreed as within the scope of the programme
• Plan and design the programme and proactively monitor its overall progress, resolve issues, and initiate corrective action
• Manage the programme’s budget, monitor the expenditures and costs against benefits as the programme progresses
• Interface with the IT Operations, Information Security and Enterprise Business Systems teams to ensure Innovation is aligned to Envisions overall strategy and the agreed Technology Roadmap
• Stakeholder management - briefings, track the progress of project activities and requirements
• Producing reports/documents/presentations
• Proactive management of action tracking and status reporting
• Day-to-day support for the transformation activities and resources on governance, communication, content development and engagement
• Working across IT to ensure alignment on key activities and strategic projects to both share and leverage best practice
• Explore and promote innovative solutions based on new technologies or new approaches
• Engage with the business across a wide range of different subjects and challenges
• Help to develop a new function within IT and performance
• Manage the team to develop their careers and foster a vibrant and exciting team culture

Skills and experience required

Skills and experience required
Do you have what we’re looking for?

• Ability to think long-term and beyond immediate area of responsibility, requiring business awareness, critical analysis and integration of information, ability to bridge “old and new” ways of working and to develop action-oriented plans
• A forward-thinking approach with excellent interpersonal skills, friendly and approachable and naturally empathetic
• Innovative mindset and keen interest in newest thinking around transformation, the future of work, and technology disrupters, with a genuine interest in, and exposure to, Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) topics
• An energetic and inspirational technologist, able to motivate those around them, with a pro-active drive and enthusiasm to ensure delivery of high-quality IT solutions
• Strong presentation and inter-personal skills with the ability to interpret and communicate complex issues with both technical and non-technical audiences
• Detailed understanding of infrastructure, network, database, security, and cloud-based solutions (specifically Microsoft architecture, solutions, platforms and services)

What is it like working for Envision Pharma Group?

Envision Pharma Group is committed to developing and supporting team members, enabling them to excel in their roles, and to maintaining a culture that encourages development, as well as recognising and rewarding achievements. We are a dynamic and rewarding company to work for, offering excellent benefits and a friendly, supportive, and vibrant work environment.

Join us and make your mark at Envision Pharma Group as we continue to grow our business.

About us

A global leader in technology-led, medical affairs, and value communications, we are a full-service medical communications agency that partners with pharmaceutical, life science and biotech companies around the world to bring new healthcare treatments to market, ultimately making the world a healthier place.

An exciting time to join us. We are growing fast – in fact we grew by 25% in the past year and as part of our continued growth, we currently have an opportunity for a Microsoft 365 Solutions Specialist to join our amazing business and be part of a journey!

What’s in it for you?

• Excellent career growth and mentorship
• Learning and development opportunities, including our Envisionary Leadership program
• Flexible working arrangements that facilitate a strong work-life balance
• Competitive compensation package with annual performance and salary reviews
• Medical, dental, and vision coverage from your first day
• Share ownership program
• An environment that promotes collaboration where employees have a voice, the space to invent, the chance to excel, and to have fun!

Together, we turn vision into reality. Our people are integral to our success and our values reflect the Envision philosophy.

In this together

The rainbow, a worldwide symbol of solidarity amidst COVID-19, signals that we’re all #InThisTogether. This reflects our philosophy at Envision Pharma Group, where our people and values are integral to our success. Our values (Trust, Client Centricity, Continuous Innovation & Improvement, Accountability, Team Spirit, People First) are the fundamental beliefs that are at the core of our culture. They guide our internal behaviours and approach, as well as our relationships with clients, suppliers, and other external stakeholders.
Interested in joining our Envisionary business? If you have the experience highlighted above, we would love to hear from you!

Envision Pharma Group is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment where we value and develop employees of all backgrounds and experiences. Based on our core values, we firmly believe collaboration among team members generates more incisive and deeper insights that better serve our employees, clients, and community.

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