Master Data Subject Matter Expert – Perm & FTC Opportunities

Master Data Subject Matter Expert


Make a positive impact, in a team where it means more

In Operations, we have a big ambition – to deliver more medicines to patients, quicker and more affordably. Backed by the investment, leadership and a clear plan to get there, we bring personal dedication and out of the box thinking.

Here you can feel a strong connection to the patient. It’s what drives us every day. We are united behind one mission – finding the best solution to put our patients first. Play a critical role in making this happen, delivering our innovative medicines all the way until they reach our patients. Adapt and innovate at pace.

We now have a fantastic opportunity on both a permanent and secondment / fixed term basis for a Master Data SME to join the team. This role sits within the Capabilities and Data Group which is part of the Sourcing and Supply Process Execution Team (PET).


Act as the conduit between the Business and Operations IT, ensuring that business requirements are delivered through appropriate system functionality.

Be accountable for the definition and maintenance of Master Data associated with the Business Processes that exploit a range of IT Systems used within UK Operations e.g. ICON, EWM, PAS-X, APO.

Work collaboratively with key partners across the business, and with external partners, to ensure that the requirements are fully understood, defined and support the business needs.

Support the development and maintenance of Master Data related documentation, both GMP and non-GMP related, including all documents relevant to the lifecycle of the Warehouse Management System.

Essential Skills:

  • Degree (or equivalent experience) in a related field

  • Good awareness of the pharmaceutical supply chain processes, quality principles and cGXP requirements

  • Demonstrable experience working with MES and/or MI system

  • Previous experience working within an IT governance framework (e.g. ITPDM)

  • Ability to identify, define and provide solutions to business process problems

  • Good communication, organisation and facilitation skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Authorship of GMP controlled documentation (e.g. Standard Operating Procedures) experience

  • Experience in the development and delivery of training material and test scripts

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. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

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 imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

We welcome your application no later than midnight Monday 8th November

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Open Date: 25/10/2021

Close Date: 08/11/2021

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