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PwC Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Lead, Director in Houston, Texas

Specialty/Competency: Modern Digital Enterprise

Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in Digital Business Architecture will provide you with the opportunity in structuring the enterprise in terms of its governance structure, business processes, and business information. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever-changing environment.

In our Digital Business team, you'll have the opportunity to align and enable our business capabilities.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.

  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.

  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.

  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.

  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.

  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

10 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:

Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates proven success in roles and thorough knowledge involving Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Laboratory and/or Manufacturing domain preferably obtained through one or more of the following:

  • Working within the industry (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, generics and diagnostic companies);

  • Consulting companies delivering to the industry, organizations representing the industry

  • Strong knowledge of business processes used in Quality control (QC) or Product Development (PD) laboratory;

  • Deep understanding of data exchanges between LIMS and related applications including ERP (SAP preferred), MES, CDS and ELN;

  • Ability to compare LIMS packages for business requirements, write user requirements, and be the interface between lab users and IT teams to design and implement LIMS solution;

  • Some expertise in configuring and testing laboratory applications including LIMS (any of the common packages like Labware, Labvantage, StarLIMS), CDS and ELN;

  • Proven experience of managing senior client IT and business stakeholder (VP level) at client;

  • Proven ability to handle technical delivery teams across onshore and offshore;

  • Some exposure to working with AWS cloud platforms like AWS or Azure will be nice to have.


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