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IT Analyst II - United Kingdom  

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Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description

Department Marketing Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company  employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.
  •  When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  • In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
  • We are seeking an experienced IT Analyst for our Safety Assessment site.
  • The successful applicant will work as part of the global IT Support Team reporting to the IT Site Director in Edinburgh. 
  • You will work providing 2nd and 3rd level support for several laboratory based applications across the global company.
  • These applications include a variety of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), Chromatography Data Systems (CDS), Radiochromatography data systems.



The following are minimum requirements related to the IT Analyst position.
  • Support of the core scientific systems used in the laboratory environment across multiple  Site
  • Assist with the analysis, design, development, implementation, validation and complete documentation of new laboratory software applications.
  • Assist in providing computer training as required to end users across multiple departments.
  • Assist in working with users, other IT personnel and, where necessary, suppliers of computer systems to identify/isolate software problems and faults.
  • Assist in investigations and appraisals of computer hardware, software and associated products for company use.
  • Ensure work is compliant with applicable guidelines and regulations (e.g., SOP, GLP, GMP, etc.)



The successful candidate will have: -
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BSC) or equivalent in computer science or related scientific discipline.
  • Experience in an IT environment would be desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent customer service skills.


About the Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across the company in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. 



About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.  
  • Our company also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities.  
  • Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. 
  • With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives.  
  • Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.  
  • We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet




Data Protection
  • This information will be used by our company for the purpose of recruitment and selection only and the administration thereof.  
  • The personal information that you give us will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our recruitment process.
  •  In the event you are recruited, your data will not be used other than in the normal course of business and the administration of your employment with us.
  •  We may check the information collected with third parties to ensure its accuracy and we may also use or pass to certain third parties information to prevent or detect crime or in other ways as permitted by law. 
  • By submitting this application form to us, we will be assuming that you agree to the processing of sensitive personal data in the manner described above.