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11/12 Pooja Raul
Lead - Talent Acquisition at Piramal

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Piramal - Chief Information Officer - Piramal Pharma Solutions (15-22 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 872207

Scope of the role:

Piramal Pharma Solutions (PPS) CIO role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that align with the Vision of Piramal. Pharma Solutions (PPS) businesses. PPS CIO will have the charter to build a competitive edge to the business by proactively building world class, high quality, innovative technology IT, Digital & Analytics solutions for the global operations.


Senior Business Leadership (ExCom ), Site Leadership, Function Heads and Business Transformation Squad, Group IT Team (SAP, Infrastructure, Information Security, Corporate Systems)


Vendors / Partners (Tier 1,2, Startup ecosystem etc.)


Reporting to: Piramal Pharma Solutions COO and Group CIO

Team: Direct Reportees Regional and Site IT Leaders, PPS HO IT Delivery Team


Bachelor of Engineering with a management degree (preferably from Tier 1)


At least 15 years experience in the IT industry out of which at least 3-7 years experience of leading significant IT services in a medium or large global pharma organizations


Strategy & Innovation

- As a Strategic Business Partner, create an enhanced digital technology vision for the enterprise, and to identify the opportunities for differentiated technology capabilities and solutions

- Proactively recommend IT Solutions to business and functional leadership team considering business vision and industry trends by bringing outside in perspective

- Push the bar in technology innovation, imbibing cutting edge technological innovations from global benchmarks and blue sky thinking to create user friendly technologies offering great experience

- Acts as a champion and change agent in accelerating the organizational changes required to create and sustain enterprise technology capabilities

- Acts as a thought leader on emerging digital business models and technologies, articulating the digital future and the enterprise's role in it internally and externally

Enable Business Growth

- Enable inorganic business growth through Merger and Acquisition by leading IT due diligence and driving IT Integration post acquisition

- Lead IT strategic, operational planning and implementation to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization

- Coordinate and facilitate consultation with relevant business and IT stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations

Planning and Execution

- Partner with various site and HO teams to manage the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and implementation of major information systems

- Defines governance mechanism and metrics to review progress on technology projects and business case achievement

- Own the Technology budget of the company, provide upfront estimates of costs under various heads and keep track of spends to ensure the best ROI for the company on its Technology investment all the while maintaining a balance between frugality / financial discipline and adequately gearing up for the future growth

- Build an ecosystem of Group Technology Teams, partners, including startups, product vendors to develop and implement technology solutions

- Build a future read technology team by attracting, retaining and upskilling industry-best talent

Compliance & Information Security

- Collaborate with Piramal Quality e Compliance ( QeC ) team and ensure Quality Compliance as per defined SOPs and guidelines in accordance with 21 CFR Part 11, GAMP guidelines

- Collaborate with Information Security team and ensure adherence to Information Security guidelines and processes

Skills and Abilities

- Exceptional inter-personal skills enabling engagement with all levels across. Leadership skills, including the ability to manage large team

- An understanding of IT strategy, business technology and its application at all levels in the environment where priorities and goals can quickly change and evolve. Also the skills to think strategically, including:

- Developing IT and information security strategies

- Interpreting and handling complex information

- Acting with political sensitivity. Driving and engaging positively with change.

- Sound understanding of portfolio, program and project management and a track record of delivering and enabling large scale complex change programs

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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