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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.
Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.
Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for an IT Compliance Manager. This person will develop staff through mentoring, coaching, training and motivation. Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of the IT Compliance staff. Manages a staff responsible for all phases of IT compliance. Responsible for the interpretation and communication of systems compliance regulations.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies and procedures.
Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of applicable Quality Processes as per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
Responsibility to understand and maintain awareness of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job.
Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Understands organization's vision, goals and strategies.
Develops appropriate IT strategies aligned with the business.
Champion change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and innovation in others.
Open to new ideas. Supports those who initiate change and take risks.
Responsible for setting goals, performance assessments and developing growth plan of IT Compliance employees.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of compliance at a local level.
Confronts and deals with employees issues in a constructive and timely manner. Responsible for the overall morale of the team and promotes cohesive attitude.
Manages IT compliance staff in the analysis, development and implementation of metrics for assessing quality software processes and systems.
Represents site on cross divisional process improvement initiatives.
Oversees and controls department budgets, project capital/RCE expenditures and ROI; develops, monitors, and meets expense, recovery and forecast plans; continually looks for opportunities for cost avoidance and cost reductions.
Ensures good communications at all management levels for a site regarding IT compliance practices.
Participates in setting policies and procedures.
Establishes and maintains productive relationships with all levels in Abbott IT organization and with external partners.
Acts as a liaison and regulatory compliance expert to IT organizations to assure successful implementation.
Serves as a source of information to IT organizations on the compliance needs and regulatory environment. Aligns with and influences our external partners in support of divisional and corporate IT strategies.
Operates within broad goals and objectives.
Makes strategic decisions that impact division/sites and/or influences global organizations
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems.
10-15 years of experience in quality systems analysis, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. 1-2 years supervisory experience, employee development, business and process experience.
WHAT WE OFFER
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
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.
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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.