Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, part of the Ogilvy & Mather network and a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com ), represents the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications with 65 offices across 36 countries. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, media planning and buying, medical advertising and promotion, medical education, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, scientific communications and publications and strategic consulting. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace. Our IT service group has an immediate need for a Director of IT Operations & Systems Support to work in our Parsippany location.
To be considered for this position please visit our website at www.commonhealth.com/careers and apply today!
Responsible for the daily management of the Networking, Systems Support and Desktop Support IT departments. Also responsible for developing business and technology standards and best practices for the (3) departments. Must have the ability to lead these teams to a high level of craftsmanship. Responsibility will also include management of external resources and vendors for ad hoc tasks and project based work. Must be able to define and manage Service Level Agreements with internal/external IT resources and business owners.
The Director of IT Ops & Support will receive direct supervision from the VP of Architecture & Operations. The position must also have the ability to work well both in teams and independently.
The Director of Operations & Systems Support will interact with information technology personnel, business users, external suppliers and contractors.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IS or other related field
10+ years of IT infrastructure & systems work experience required
5+ years of managing medium to large size business networks
5+ years of managing direct reports
2+ years of leadership experience
Experience with Microsoft & Cisco products & infrastructure
Specific Technology Experience a plus: SANs, SQL 2000/2005, JD Edwards, Exchange, Server Virtualization, CommVault, SQL Clustering, MOM
Strong teamwork and communication skills
Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment
Experience and comfort working in a fast-paced and empowered environment. Passion and commitment to developing leading edge technology, working hard and having fun in a dynamic, ever-changing environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
CommonHealth - 17 months ago