In AstraZeneca IT, we push the boundaries of technology to achieve positive business outcomes
At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and you’ll develop beyond what you thought possible. We need great people who share our passion for science & technology and have the drive and determination to meet the needs of patients around the world.
With more than 59,000 in over 100 countries worldwide, you could be part of delivering life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society globally.
Do you have a burning passion for technology and what it can do? Are you passionate about using your knowledge in the quest to discover and develop medicines that change the lives of patients with serious conditions? If so, the AstraZeneca Technology Leadership Programme is the perfect springboard to a senior technology leadership role within our global biopharmaceutical business.
We encourage creative thinking and new ideas whilst maintaining a strong customer focus, enabling us to fully understand all our business areas, how they operate and how we, in IT, create maximum value for them.
We need great people who can drive AstraZeneca’s vision of Growth Through Innovation, are driven, determined and hard-working. In return, we will support your development, making the most of your skills and passion to help you in reaching your ultimate career aspirations.
What does the programme involve?
Starting in 2020 the three-year programme comprises three rotations, each lasting eight months, followed by a year-long placement in a role that aligns to your passion, interest, skillset and our business objectives, whilst ensuring we offer you continued development and challenge.
Throughout your time on the Technology Leadership Programme you could be responsible for working with our customers and IT teams to deliver technology solutions to help our scientists and patients, our sales teams and our enabling functions such as HR or Finance to do their best work. You could be responsible for data sourcing and visualisation, supporting our business to make solid, data-driven decisions. You could be exploring possible tech solutions and implementing them to support process automation – the possibilities are endless.
The flexibility of the programme enables you to work with us to drive your own journey through the programme, often working with various customer groups to truly influence and improve the way our business operates.
Whichever role you perform, you will:
As this is such an amazingly unique opportunity, we have a few requirements of the great people who join us:
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applications open: 9th September 2019
Applications close: 24th November 2019