AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
A high performing team, we are united and motivated by our shared purpose – to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. We come to work each day to make a difference – to patients, society and our company.
So if you thrive on intellectually stimulating work where you can apply expertise and develop new skills, then this is the place for you.
This position sits in Advanced Reporting within Global Analytics and Automation in Global Business Services based in Cambridge, UK. Our key priorities are to provide reporting across the entire range of AZ business areas, working with our customers to define key metrics and accessing the data to automate and productionise metrics reporting.
You will have an ability to think strategically, managing senior stakeholders to understand their needs and anticipate future requirements. You will work with our partners in IT in the UK and Chennai and their team to ensure effective delivery of their project backlog.
Additionally, you will be able to establish a pipeline of activities, clearly prioritised and governed; constantly reviewing potential technology solutions to ensure the most appropriate tools are used to deliver this pipeline. You will also work across Advanced Reporting to assist with recruitment, building team capabilities and developing individuals.
This position will provide the link between the business, Advanced Reporting and IT.
You will be responsible for project delivery ensuring that they work with stakeholders to understand metric definitions, data requirements and reporting frequencies, turning these requirements into automated outputs
You will need to coordinate the work to be allocated to sprints and lead the team to refine, prioritize and manage the backlog to best achieve the goals and vision
Essential Skills and Experience
Experience of project delivery in a Finance setting using Agile project methodologies
Understanding of Data Analytics, data modelling and working with large data sets outside excel, as well as scripting eg VBA, SQL, etc
Experience of data visualisation software
Strong interpersonal skills, able to quickly build relationships with customers
Candidates must have solid understanding of SAP
Desirable Skills and Experience
Ideally candidates will have a finance qualification
Experience of working within a global organisation, preferably within the Pharmaceuticals sector
Opening date: 28.2.2022
Closing date: 14.3.2022
Competitive salary and benefits apply