Karyopharm Therapeutics is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel first in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases.
This highly visible leadership role is accountable for IT Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) at Karyopharm. The Senior Director will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of all third-party and internally managed IT infrastructure as well as core services used to support business process across the enterprise. This will be achieved through the effective management and orchestration of the people, products, providers and processes that provide those services.
As the organization matures, the Senior Director, IT I&O will lead the navigation and management of new challenges in both culture and technology and needs to identify and develop the necessary skills and competencies to meet those challenges. In many respects, I&O must embrace a stronger service culture, while simultaneously determining how to exploit the emerging technologies.
A primary area of focus will be the development of robust and collaborative relationships with various business divisions and position I&O to support and drive the digital transformation agenda. The primary end goal being the transformation of IT operations to adopt a more agile approach to how it delivers services.
Additionally, this leader will oversee the I&O team as they develop the skills required to deliver great customer service and meet the business requirements and associated outcomes.
The Senior Director should have solid technical infrastructure experience, strong project management acumen and excellent vendor management skills, in addition to a superior, service-oriented and problem-solving approach to infrastructure operations.
Bachelors or master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience