Animal care with a human touch

At MWI Animal Health we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures for our patients, our customers and our people. We offer a supportive environment, competitive salaries and benefits and a chance to help change our industry. We welcome employees from all sorts of backgrounds and when you join us, you'll become part of a team of people with experience in industries from across the U.K. We're a close-knit group united in our purpose to improve the lives of animals and people everywhere.

MWI Animal Health by the numbers
associates in the U.K.

We try to be transparent across the business. We're not pushy with clients. We're honest about how and when we can benefit their business. We keep them in the lead. We ask questions. We find out what they need and advise.

ROSS TURNER, specialist business manager

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MWI Animal Health is looking for professionals interested in creating healthier futures and impacting the health of animals through the U.K.

IT Systems Manager

Castle cary

MWI Animal Health business systems are critical to the delivery of our services to our customers.
The primary mission of this role is to take ownership and drive continuous improvement and development of the IT systems and applications provided to MWI customers, associates and suppliers. This is achieved through managing the resources under your leadership and working with the Head of IT to implement strategic changes, following proven methodologies such as ITIL and Agile to enable the business in a timely and structured manager. 

Main responsibilities and KPI's include:
Manage the IT systems teams, ensuring they meet the standards set; Complete performance management tasks such as but not limited to PDRs and return to work; Work with the Product Owners to ensure Roadmaps for their respective area are in place and regularly updated to reflect the needs of the business; Contribute to IT Management decisions and strategy to drive the business forwards; Own the IT Architecture for MWI, ensuring it is regularly reviewed and assessed for optimum effectiveness; Maintain systems and applications in line with business continuity and disaster recovery plans; Collaboratively work with ABC IT to leverage the resources available to MWI; Provide advice and support to the MWI IT Support and business system teams; Keep up to date with technology including emerging technologies and adopting/recommending as appropriate; Seek out improvements in the technology and applications used and implement improvements where appropriate in line with business plan; Define project objectives and constraints, along with clearly defined scope documents; Work closely with our customers and partners to produce high level system design; Work closely with our partners throughout the system build phase.

Key Challenges and Limitations:
MWI Animal Health has a broad systems and applications base utilising industry leading technology. However, this has evloved, some is dated and some need rationalising to meet the standards of the Enterprise and of MWI Animal Health UK.
MWI IT is integrating with the AmerisourceBergen IT teams. Aligning MWI systems and applications with the appropriate model and therefore working with the appropriate teams is being defined and needs to be understood and influenced to provide MWI UK with the best option. Key contributiors will be the Head of IT from MWI AH and key stakeholders in ABC.

This role is a temporary contract for 12 months.
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We're looking for people from all walks of life interested in using their skills and expertise to create healthier futures and improve the lives of animals across the U.K. Want to see if you're a fit?
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