Manager, Information Technology & Business Applications
Job # 1722
CordenPharma Colorado

Corden Pharma Colorado
Manager, Information Technology & Business Applications
Corden Pharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world's most complex pharmaceutical compounds. Corden Pharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, Corden Pharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.
Responsibilities include:
  • Control and Monitor all Corden Colorado Corporation information and telecommunications systems
  • Develop specifications and purchase all Servers, PC's, printers, telecommunication equipment, etc. for the site.
  • Control and ensure the security of this equipment
  • Develop, control and monitor the Information Systems Budget.
  • Hire and manage IT staff to best serve the needs of the site.
  • Hire and direct activities of information technology consultants.
  • Responsible for Project Management of new or upgraded hardware, software or services.   This includes proposal preparation or review, contract negotiations, installation and final acceptance.
  • Evaluate requests for new service, software or hardware and develop an economical and appropriate solution.
  • Provide management with technical direction and leadership in computer applications development and computer operations of the organization.
  • Control and protect all locally stored computer generated information.
  • Develop and execute software/hardware validation plans when required.
  • Interface with site managers to inform them of IT activities and identify needs they may have.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management concerning the application of computing techniques to meet corporate and local requirements.
  • Act as internal consultant providing technical guidance on the most complex projects.
  • Establish and maintain network users, user environment, directories, equipment and security.
  • Respond to the needs and questions of users concerning their access to computer resources and the operation of various software programs.
  • Provide adequate risk management of hardware and software.  Maintain disaster recovery systems.
  • Remain abreast of changes in user software and hardware requirements.
  • Provide leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Budget responsibilities for generation and management of department operating expense budget and Boulder site IT capital budget.
Every individual is personally responsible for the safety and environmental aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Project Management plus 5 or more years of management experience; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and management.
Ability to write reports, proposals, contracts, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential Functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and electrical shock.
The demonstrated proficiency acquired through education and/or previous work experience needed to be successful in this position.
  • Project Management
  • Ability to influence the behavior of others
  • Leadership Skills
  • Written, Oral and Presentation Skills
This is an exempt position. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.
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