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Facility Acceptance & Readiness Project Coordinator

Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-124078 Date posted 18/11/2021

Facility Acceptance & Readiness Project Coordinator - 18 Month FTC

Cambridge, UK 

Salary & Benefits Competitive

Make a more meaningful impact to patients’ lives around the globe

With our ground-breaking pipeline, the outlook is bright. Be proud to be part of a place that has achieved so much, yet is still moving forward. There’s no better time to join our global, growing enterprise as we lead the way for healthcare and society.

Diversity and uniqueness is valued. In our ‘speak up’ culture, we encourage input from everybody. After all, even the smallest ideas can lead to major change.

We are free – free from fear of failure, free to ask the right questions, make bold decisions, and dig deep into the biology of complex disease. And we take inspiration from within our BioPharmaceutical heritage, as well as beyond, exploring what we can take and apply.

As the Facility, Acceptance and Readiness (FA&R) Project Coordinator, you will form an integral part of our team responsible for the administration of projects, optimising assurance, reporting procedures, and methodologies, keeping to time management, cost and specification, ensuring reporting documentation is updated, all while safeguarding the transfer of responsibility from the construction team to Business as Usual operations.  Furthermore, you will escalate deadlines and outstanding actions to the FA&R PMO.

What will your day-to-day look like?

  • To maintain a central checklist and evidence schedule for both building handover and operational readiness assurance, supporting to the FA&R PMO and working with the construction team to gather all handover evidence required. This schedule will inform the go/no-go decision triggers for teams moving into the R&DC as well as making sure key science criteria have been met.
  • Coordinate the preparation of internal and external reports through gathering, analysing and summarising data and information from the project team supporting operational readiness assurance
  • Support the planning of internal engagement activities with key stakeholder and end users
  • Plan, coordinate and drive conclusion of actions and risks as they relate to critical workstream sessions
  • Manage documentation by accessing existing information sources as it relates to operational readiness activities; ensure appropriate information is stored centrally and accessible by the relevant audience groups
  • Support, track and progress against required budgets, follow up to ensure accountability
  • To own the process and schedule for visitors requesting access to the construction site, ensuring all Risk Assessment and Method statements, induction requirements and Mace requirements are met in order to facilitate a safe site process

Additional Technical Requirements:

  • Understanding of equipment databases, drawings, and understand how to annotate room drawings using appropriate software & hardware
  • Able to liaise across a diverse stakeholder group, including building contractors, science users and engineers

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly within multiple project teams
  • Competent in working with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Previous administrative experience of working within and supporting projects
  • High-quality written and spoken communication skills
  • Can create and maintain processes to work efficiently for both self and others

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.

So, what’s next?

Complete your application before the below closing date.

This role is open from 18/11/2021 and welcome with your application no later than 02/11/2021

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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