Digital Project & Change Manager
Shape AstraZeneca’s digital journey
Lead AstraZeneca’s transformation, fusing our digital and data capabilities with backing from the business to make it happen. Applying our skills for good, we feel a pride like no other as we positively impact patients across the world.
We currently have a new opportunity for a Digital Project & Change Manager to join our team in Macclesfield. To make an impact and deploy the overall strategy with the digitalization teams here in the North West in the second largest manufacturing site in the AstraZeneca network.
Here, we thrive in a high-tech and LEAN-based environment where we value collaboration and smart solutions.
Acting as a key implementer to enable the UK Operations Digital Strategy to come to fruition, you will collaborate with leaders across the site focussing on how to bring business value through Digital Technology.
Operating with a high level of interactive communication, with a broad range of partners on all levels, to implement Digital PoC, Pilots and scaling initiatives whilst representing the users of UK Operations, demonstrating high levels of inclusion and cultural sensitivity.
Deliver digital projects ensuring process, people and funding is delivered on time in full for the relevant Digital use cases.
Conduct Lean process mapping within use case areas to ensure problems are fully understood and customer requirements are mapped, ensuring the correct technology is used.
Participate and partner in local forums for digitalization and promote knowledge transfer
Understand todays’ business challenges & the future needs of the business
Partner with IT and the business to identify ways to contribute to achieving and exceeding business objectives and drive the delivery of innovative business solutions to maximise competitive advantage.
Ensure standardised technologies & processes are adopted and ensure relevance of the technology to the problem is maintained
In collaboration with local partners ensure the business impact/benefit of technology is evaluated and mapped and influence partners on priorities & resource commitments
Project risk and issue management & reporting
Provide an oversight of local and global initiatives around digitalization
Support PETs / functions in their digitalization strategy and ensure alignment to UK Operations strategic plans for digitalization
Establish and track key performance indicators for UK Operations
Conduct business benefit analysis on potential digital projects
Proven experience of successfully deploying a variety of business analysis tools/techniques to enable business change
A specialist in Lean methodologies including process mapping, problem solving and continuous improvement
Experience leading large/complex change projects in matrixed environments
Strong engagement, communication and influencing skills including excellent presentation skills
Strong Stakeholder management challenging where appropriate
Experience of working in a regulated environment
Experience of virtual collaboration to lead, shape and develop innovative solutions
Relevant Degree/formal certification in Project or Change Management (or equivalent)
Lean SIX SIGMA training
Practical usage of Agile Methodology
Experience of working in a global organisation with complex/geographical context
Pharmaceutical business awareness
Cross industry business awareness/business domain knowledge
Broad understanding of Supply Chain processes
At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration.
There are so many fantastic employee benefits that AstraZeneca offer! AstraZeneca can offer you a competitive salary, private healthcare, a fantastic holiday allowance, phenomenal training and development opportunities, and much more.
So, what’s next…
Are you already imaging yourself joining the team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!
We welcome your application no later than Friday 3rd December
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Open Date: 25/11/2021
Close Date: 03/12/2021