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General Electric Sr Manager - IT Systems (Legal & Compliance) in Krakow, Poland

Role Summary:You will be responsible for the overall delivery of Legal & Compliance IT systems for Biopharma. This is a new area of responsibility for Biopharma IT, the systems have previously been provided and supported by GE and many of them will continue to be supported for a transitional period under a Services Agreement (TSA).

Essential Responsibilities:In the first instance, your role will be to manage a small team, to maintain and develop the applications which will be transferring to Biopharma, while working with IT leadership stakeholders to propose strategies for TSA exit of the remaining applications, ensuring that solutions meet Biopharma’s business needs, align to the wider Danaher Life Sciences IT ecosystem as appropriate and provide value for money.

All GE employees may be considered for this role.

Candidates should note that this role will be in scope for the proposed transition of GE Biopharma to Danaher and will transfer to Danaher at close of this transaction* #CR

Responsibilities in this role, you will:

  • Take overall responsibility for the successful delivery, maintenance and operation of Legal and Compliance IT systems

  • Manage a small Legal and Compliance IT team, reporting to the Enterprise Applications Executive leader

  • Develop the strategy for Legal and Compliance IT systems, in conjunction with the Legal and Compliance functions and drive the associated prioritization, budgeting and resource planning, ensuring that this supports the objectives and key initiatives for the business globally and the LS portfolio management processes

  • Develop effective collaborative working relationships with peers across the LS DT organisation and with leaders in the Legal & Compliance function

  • Enable rapid innovation, understanding a range of methodologies and leveraging them as appropriate

  • Ensure that project budgets, statements of work, contracts are managed to maximise the value of the outcome to Life Sciences

  • Champion an organizational culture that celebrates success, but also recognises the development that comes through lessons learned from failure

  • Develop detailed, crisp business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product feature and application

  • Work with the team and stakeholders to drive a ‘cloud first’ strategy

  • Ensure that solutions are aligned to the wider IT architecture across Biopharma and also, where appropriate, the wider Danaher Life Sciences organisation

  • Deliver a culture that articulates business benefit outcomes and measures the realisation of outcomes, providing regular updates to stakeholders

  • Manage external vendors to ensure that GE LS has the necessary capabilities to meet changing demand.

Position should be located in one of the following locations: Krakow - Poland; Marlborough/Westborough – MA, Uppsala – SE, Amersham – UK, other suitable locations may be considered for qualified candidates


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent knowledge or work experience

  • Proved of professional experience.

Additional Eligibility Requirement:

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website .

Desired Characteristics:Technical Expertise:

  • Hands on experience of delivery of relevant IT systems (specific systems are not required, but examples of relevant systems might include document and contract management) including release management, operations and maintenance

  • Familiarity with agile and other delivery methodologies

  • Understanding of data management strategies in relation to legal and compliance requirements

  • Ability to support teams to identify new approaches to complex design problems

  • Well developed analytical skills

  • Awareness of applications architecture and an appreciation of the implications of how applications fit into wider IT ecosystems

Business Acumen:

  • Ability to evaluate technology to deliver to the business vision, ensuring that technical innovation matches outcomes and value proposition

  • Ability to influence non-technical aspects of technology change (e.g. business processes and operational architectures)

  • Problem solver; demonstrated ability to plan and execute highly visible, cross business initiatives

  • Proven experience in leading IT initiatives and to provide thought leadership to a team

  • Passionate about technology with the pragmatism necessary to solve customer problems and deliver value

  • Creates a culture of customer focus and high performance to drive innovation aligned to business outcomes

  • Ability to work with stakeholders to create impactful business cases that align business outcomes with well-researched technical solution proposals

  • Ability to manage budgets and resources across a portfolio of activities


  • Strong leadership with the ability to partner, and build consensus

  • Influences and energizes team toward the common vision and goal

  • Ability to develop and grow team members through coaching and mentoring

  • Participates in strategic planning with stakeholder groups

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization

  • Evangelize ideas with team and stakeholders across LS DT and Legal & Compliance functions

  • Builds trust across the teams through competence, reliability, sincerity and caring. Continuously reflects on success and failures to improve performance and decision making

  • Builds a culture of continual learning and fosters an environment of learning new ways to do things, including learning lessons from failures

  • Establishes vision, identifies and champions internal and external best practices, tools, and ideas to improve execution and quality

Personal Attributes:

  • A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions

  • Exhibits creativity and new ways of thinking when contributing to organizational and individual objectives

  • Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills

  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills

  • Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help resolve issues and define solutions

About Us:GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

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#CRAdditional Locations:India, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States;Massachusetts;Krakow, Amersham, Uppsala, Marlborough/Westborough, Bangalore;