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Mgr ITS Applications

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Date: Sep 27, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  29701  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

ITS Applications Manager




Responsible for the leadership of an Applications Group, within Information Technology Services (ITS), and the functions and associates who operate within the group.  Position provides leadership,  and day to day management and is responsible for the overall effectiveness of the function and its relationship within the business. 



  • Leadership of functional group development, direction and effectiveness by providing supervisors, leads, and team members with the tools and support to manage daily operations.
  • Guidance and coaching for individuals in relevant aspects of their jobs and professional careers with continuous development toward actual expectations and staff interpersonal development in the values and behavior principles of Terumo BCT.
  • Effectively manage defined set of business applications to ensure performance according to business needs and IT standards, upgrades, performance, functionality enhancements, security, validation and general maintenance.
  • Manage application portfolio that may include internally developed and third party software applications.
  • Monitor to ensure team has appropriate direction and resources to deliver projects on schedule with high quality and within budget.
  • Participates and promotes team member participation on cross functional and/or inter-organizational teams.  Frequently leads such teams or task groups especially when the scope is relevant to the assigned application portfolio.
  • Defines and implement aligned policies, processes and procedures for operations.
  • Participates in strategy and long range planning processes within areas of responsibility in support of business and IT strategies.
  • Accountable for contributing to iterations and annual updates to the strategic plans.
  • Dedicated to quality client service and pro-active and responsive to client needs.
  • Continual analysis of changing business and customer needs and planning organizational or system changes to address needs.
  • Recommends changes to own area that will improve overall effectiveness of operations.
  • Maintains constructive relationships with customers and business entities served and ensures such relationships exist throughout the organization.
  • Troubleshoots problems and develops bridge-building solutions that improve client relationships.
  • Understands business processes and designs solutions that foremost address the business problem.
  • Promotes Scaled Agile Framework methodology and techniques providing structure and guidance to others to reach established goals.
  • Champions Service Management tools and processes ensuring appropriate implementation and utilization providing significant improvement in IT performance.
  • Execute successfully the annual initiatives outlined by the business and IT reflected in the Corporate Critical Commitments and Strategic Plan.






Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



Minimum 10 years experience

  • Requires 5 years of IT management experience in areas of responsibility and in similar roles (broad based, Application Supervisor or Manager) within a comparably sized or larger company.
  • International experience, supporting and working with World Wide organizations is beneficial.
  • Experience in vendor relations and negotiations preferred.
  • Business acumen specific to Finance, Customer Service & Support.



  • Requires in-depth understanding of technology and IT tools and methods applicable to the applications area.
  • Demonstrated success in leading large, complex projects within budget and meeting deadlines.
  • Skilled at aligning organization and business goals, with success driving and managing organizational change.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory abilities demonstrated by developing, coaching, and training others in an organizational setting.
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact while maintaining appropriate attention to end goal.
  • Strong background in developing and maintaining effective internal IT processes.
  • Experience in vendor relations and negotiations.
  • Good understanding of basic accounting and financial principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business processes and design solutions that foremost address the business problem.
  • Demonstrated success with selection, management, motivation, education, and evaluation of others.
  • Business plan development and implementation skills that clearly define strategic direction for cross functional areas within the company.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.






Target Pay Range:  $132,900.00 to $166,200.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  15.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

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