Functional Application Manager Laboratory Informatics

About Synthon

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals focuses on development of innovative medicines, including antibody-drug conjugates, in two key therapeutic areas: oncology and autoimmune diseases. In the
coming years, we aim to deliver on our promise to introduce new medicines for diseases with high unmet medical need.

We are inquisitive, entrepreneurial and independent. We make creative choices, and are building a promising portfolio of next-generation medicines.

Synthon Biopharmaceuticals is based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where close to 350 staff work at our state-of-the art biotech campus.

We are interested in result-oriented people with a sharp mind and entrepreneurial spirit, who can contribute to our ambition to provide solutions to the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

Job profile

As Functional Application Manager Laboratory Informatics you will work in the IT department of Synthon Biopharmaceuticals. The department is responsible for the proper functioning of all business applications of our organization. Within the department you will be responsible for the applications in the Laboratory Informatics domain. These are LIMS, ELN, CDS and other systems to support processes in the Quality Control (QC), Research and Development (R&D) departments. You will work in an environment where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology, aimed at improving our scientific and laboratory processes.

You will serve as the linking pin between the internal customer, the supplier and the IT department. This means that you are responsible for change and renewal of the Laboratory Informatics applications according to the specifications of system/process owners.  In addition, you advise the system and process owners, process experts and key users as well as implement configuration changes using a controlled and structured approach. Furthermore, your tasks will include training, guidance and support of key users (e.g. when testing changes) and you will act as second-line support for troubleshooting. You will report to the head of Information Technology.

Your profile

  • A Bachelor’s (HBO) degree in (Applied) Computer Science, Business Management, or Life Sciences (HLO).
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in application management, functional support or other relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of laboratory application systems (LabWare LIMS, Waters Empower CDS, Perkin Elmer ChemBioOffice Enterprise (CBOE) or similar systems).
  • An excellent command of the Dutch and English language.
  • Experience with computer system validation is a strong advantage.

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that you have adequate analytical, communication and problem-solving skills. You are able to look at things from a process perspective and can easily translate customer requirements into effective solutions. You are also results oriented, eager to learn and able to work and coordinate activities independently. In addition, you are able to quickly build and maintain relationships with your IT colleagues and your internal customers.

What Synthon offers you

  • A self-starting position close to the production processes of Synthon Biopharmaceuticals.
  • Salary of 46-66K per year (+ variable salary), depending on experience.
  • 30 vacation days.
  • Flexible start times (07.00h – 09.00h).
  • Working with enthusiastic colleagues in an advanced QC and R&D environment.
  • A pleasant workplace at our easily accessible office in Nijmegen.

Application and information

For further information, you can contact Bram de Kruijff, Site director at tel. +31 (0)24 - 372 77 00.
Please send your application via the apply button/link.

Recruitment by commercial agencies in relation to this or other vacancies is not appreciated.

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