Head of IT Infrastructure

Posted 20 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData & Analytics
ContactSam Thomas

Job description

Company Overview

Our client is an international pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Germany. Our company has recently undergone a large acquisition by a private equity firm, and we are looking for a highly experienced Global Head of IT Infrastructure to lead and oversee our company's IT infrastructure operations on a global level.

Job Overview

The Global Head of IT Infrastructure will be responsible for leading the development, implementation, and management of our company's IT infrastructure on a global scale. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing complex IT infrastructure projects and operations, and ideally have an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and relevant regulatory requirements.


  • Develop and implement IT infrastructure strategies that support the company's business goals and objectives on a global level.
  • Manage and oversee the implementation of IT infrastructure projects, including hardware, software, and networking systems, to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards.
  • Ensure the integrity, availability, and security of the company's IT infrastructure, including disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors, service providers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the company's IT infrastructure is up to date with the latest technologies and best practices.
  • Manage a team of IT professionals and provide leadership, coaching, and development to ensure that they are equipped to deliver high-quality IT infrastructure services.
  • Work collaboratively with other senior executives to ensure that the company's IT infrastructure is aligned with business strategy.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in IT infrastructure management, with a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Strong project management skills with experience leading complex IT infrastructure projects on a global scale.
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning, and automation.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team of IT professionals to deliver high-quality services.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English is essential, and be able to communicate in German.
  • Willingness to travel, both domestically and internationally.
  • Position type: Hybrid.

If you are a highly experienced IT infrastructure professional with a passion for the pharmaceutical industry and the ability to lead and manage a global team of IT professionals, we would like to hear from you.