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IT Compliance Senior Analyst - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 03 June 2017

Project Description

Company Statement

For nearly 70 years, Charles River 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.

Business Summary

About Charles River

Charles River 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. Charles River 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. 

At Charles River, 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.

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We are seeking an IT Compliance Senior Analyst for our IT Security & Compliance team located in Wilmington, MA.

Responsible for collaborating with IT Management, Internal and External Audit, and Internal Control, on initiatives associated with IT General Control (ITGC) compliance and global data privacy/protection regulations and statutes. The Senior Analyst assists in ensuring appropriate processes, procedures, and controls are adequately designed, documented, implemented, tested, and remediated to meet audit and compliance expectations, operating efficiency goals, and other business objectives.

Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River 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. 


The following are minimum requirements related to the IT Compliance Senior Analyst position.

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Finance, or related field.
  • 2+ years’ related experience with process and procedure documentation, process improvement planning, and knowledge of financial and/or security control frameworks. Experience in Life Sciences, Biopharma or related industry preferred. Self-starter; adaptable to change, ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, deliverables, and stakeholders, excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal and written communication skills
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet