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IT Director @ Labo Medina Groep

AM.S03832

Function

Sophisticated and innovative systems and platforms are a key differentiator for the laboratory group. The top technology developed in-house is high-performaning and processes are extensively automated, including the in-house LIMS system (Laboratory Information Management), the doctors' portals, protocol portals for patients, integrations to government bodies, reporting tools, etc.
Apart from its own developments, the IT team (+/-20 people) is also responsible for the daily operations in the 2 data centres in Dendermonde and Herentals in 24/7 high-availability support for the 1000 internal users (network, telephony, desktops and laptops, etc.). For specific projects, external partners are engaged.
The task of the IT Director is to further develop and implement the IT strategy, in line with the group's overall business objectives and international strategy. The IT Director leads the IT team, ensuring its further growth and development and strengthening the cooperation between IT and the business. 

Apart from the people management aspect, the central task is also to outline and realise the IT policy which includes a wide range of tasks and responsibilities such as:

– developing and rolling out the IT strategy in line with the business strategy
– developing a concrete IT roadmap, determining investments and managing risks
– overseeing the implementation of IT projects
– managing relationships with service providers and negotiating contracts in cooperation with local procurement teams, in line with both local needs, as well as international procurement strategy

Profile

For the role of IT Director, we are looking for an experienced manager with several years of experience in managing high-performance teams. A computer science or related degree (master's level or equivalent through experience) is required.
* Experience in leading an IT team.

* Experience in developing and implementing IT strategies.

* Experience in project management.

* Experience with data management and reporting, cybersecurity and governance.

* Experience managing relationships with suppliers.

* Experience in organising technical support to users.

* You have experience with the general management of Informatica systems (software, hardware, networks…) across all business processes and closely follow new developments (cloud, AI, cybersecurity…). From this experience, you can also steer innovation.

* Experience in the lab world, the healthcare sector, or a related activity, is a strong plus.


Offer

The organisation is strongly value-driven, solid and healthy, and has ambitious international growth ambitions. IT is a strategic factor of the company, because of its high commercial importance and leverage for the entire organisation. 
You are part of a strong international group, but also have a clear local mandate and a major impact on the success of the IT team. New developments (cloud, AI, cyber, ERP…) are emerging, so the role will also remain very attractive in terms of content in the coming years. 

Interested in more info?

Contact Amon IT Executive search. We will handle your application with discretion and will gladly provide you with more detailed information. sdp@amon.be or edl@amon.be
 

Keywords

CIO, IT Director Algemeen, IT Director Applications, PMO Manager / Director, Teamlead Development, Teamlead Architecture, IT Manager, CTO, Chief Data Officer, CDO, Chief Digital Officer

IT Director @ Labo Medina Groep

Over the years, the medical laboratory group Medina | CMA | LKO-LMC | AKL has become one of the most specialised labs in Belgium and the largest medical laboratory group in Flanders. The group operates about 10 lab sites and about 100 test centres in Belgium. The laboratory group employs about 1,000 staff in Belgium and its market leadership is largely due to extensive digitalisation. The Labo Medina Group is part of the European laboratory group Biogroup, headquartered in France. The Labo Group's IT team operates mainly from the Herentals site.



 

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