Merck Specialist – Strategy, Governance and Automation in Springfield, Illinois
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Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.
Our company's Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to leveraging information and technology to efficiently drive revenue and productivity, thereby advancing our company's contribution to global medical innovation.
Information Technology Risk Management and Security Governance Risk and Compliance (ITRMS GRC) is an essential component of the current IT enterprise that provides support to the Pharmaceutical Research, Supply Chain and Marketing organizations. The Strategy, Governance, and Automation function is responsible for all IT GRC policies and processes, technologies, controls, compliance programs and data insights.
The Specialist – Strategy, Governance and Automation will be responsible for managing and executing activities across all functions of IT GRC Strategy, Governance and Automation. This role reports to the Director, IT GRC Strategy, Governance, and Automation.
Provide support to multiple functions within the Strategy, Governance, and Automation based on priority and need.
Functions include: Policy & Process Governance, Technology Product Ownership, Controls Framework and Compliance Programs and Insights
Execute on all assigned functions based on direction from the appropriate lead
Desired Education Level:
- Associate Degree is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
Required Experience and Skills:
2+ years working in a Regulated and/or Technology Industry
Basic understanding of IT compliance within a regulated industry
Good communication skills and professionalism
Good organizational skills
Experience using productivity and collaboration tools, e.g. Office, Teams, Jira, SharePoint, Confluence
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience with Agile or similar methodologies
Experience working in a strategy or governance function
Desire to work in a global environment with broad exposure to multiple projects across the enterprise
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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