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Associate Director - Projects & Events Secondment or 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-124163 Date posted 19/11/2021

Associate Director - Projects & Events Secondment or 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Competitive salary and benefits

Bring out the best in each other, and yourself, by working together as one

In our dynamic environment, be supported by the brightest minds working together side by side. Agile and collaborative, we work cross-functionally, as well as externally, to thrive at pace.

Be appreciated for your contributions. Our culture of recognition and reward means each of us feels supported and empowered to step up and take responsibility. With all the tools you need to excel at every level, coupled with ongoing constructive feedback and coaching, there’s no better place to bring out your best.

You will be the Customer & Site Services team service lead for multiple projects alongside the delivery of our Cambridge Vibrancy strategy, including our Charity and Volunteering programmes. We need an individual who is highly organised, adaptable and extremely passionate about improving employee experience and making a genuine difference to the communities we serve.

Delivering numerous projects alongside our site vibrancy, community and charity programme, the successful candidate will drive a sense of belonging across our Cambridge campus to support collaboration and connectivity for teams across all departments. You’ll be working with leaders, teams and staff across the business, using your communication skill with multiple senior partners, internally and externally.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver our Campus Leadership Team employee vibrancy programme.

  • Develop and lead execution of project plans - including activities, resources, costs, roles, responsibilities and quality and ensure tracking of the project delivering on time and on budget.

  • Be responsible for partnering with communications teams to create and socialise our identity.

  • Be responsible for internal marketing and promotion materials.

  • Deliver events on time and within budget.

  • Communicate, maintain and develop client relationships.

  • Optimally run supplier relationships.

  • Ensure excellent customer service and quality delivery.

  • Collaborate closely and partner with external venue and events suppliers.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Project Management – find opportunities to connect engagement activities and lead projects and events to successful delivery, within budget.

  • Change agent - act proactively and drive continuous improvement.

  • Commerciality – you will need to ensure the sports & social club is successful.

  • Flexibility - adaptable and highly collaborative.

  • Communication – excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Time Management – deliver multiple projects simultaneously to time, cost, quality.

  • Relationship Management – internal and external supplier relationship management.

We are looking for a candidate with relevant expertise and experience, but more importantly a change agent who challenges, works with an agile, positive, solution focused mind-set and has the ability to think differently and make things happen.

This role is based across our Cambridge campus, so travel between sites will be required.

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.

This role is open from the 19th November until the 3rd December 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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