Head of IT Applications

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 5969 


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.


Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The Head of IT Applications will lead a global team responsible for the design, delivery, and support of core enterprise-level applications. The incumbent is expected to be relentless in the pursuit of excellence and passionate for developing high-performing teams in delivering the global IT vision of supporting revenue growth while reducing cost and managing risk. 


Principal Responsibilities

•    Lead the design, delivery, and support of core enterprise technologies including SAP ECC6, CRM, APO, multiple partner solutions, and IBM B2B to support revenue growth, reduce cost and manage risk. 
•    Accountable for the effectiveness of IT general controls for the above technologies, ensuring adherence to all relevant IT policies, procedures, and computer systems validation standards.  
•    Provide leadership and subject matter expertise in the design and delivery of the ERP migration to SAP S4. 
•    Develop a best-in-class SAP delivery and support organization by attracting, retaining, and developing high-performing IT professionals focused on business outcomes, leveraging managed services as appropriate.
•    Partner with the Commercial, Supply Chain, and Corporate Functions IT leaders in the assessment and planning of new project requests including the analysis of options, resource, cost, schedule, and risks. Examples of project requests include core applications modernization, mergers and acquisitions, and new process capabilities. 
•    Provide input to, and support of, the alignment of IT strategy to the objectives of key partners including Commercial, Supply Chain, Regulatory and Quality, and Corporate Functions.
•    Responsible for effective resource planning and management of competing priorities. 
•    Liaise with business process owners to ensure effective communications and translation of technical requirements into business solutions. 
•    Provide timely updates on project status, key decisions, risks, and issues.
•    Manage relationships with external consultants, vendors, and regional service providers as required.
•    Plan and manage the Applications team budget.


Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA desirable.
•    5+ years’ experience leading and developing a best-in-class Global SAP Applications team required. 
•    10+ years’ experience leading SAP implementations required.
•    Leadership experience of a full life cycle migration to SAP S4 required. 
•    Experience in an FDA-regulated environment preferred.
•    Project Management and/or Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Develops talent.
•    Strong technology and business acumen.
•    Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for measuring results.
•    Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
•    Courage to address difficult issues. 
•    Entrepreneurial spirit with a continuous improvement mindset.
•    Ability to manage complexity.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.   
•    Customer focused. 
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Collaborative approach with a proven ability to influence and negotiate. 
•    Approachable and enthusiastic.
•    Flexible and adaptable.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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