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Global Share Plan Advisor

Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job ID R-117340 Date posted 13/10/2021

Global Share Plan Advisor

Cambridge, UK, Warsaw, Poland

Do you have previous experience and knowledge of share plan administration either in-house or for a share plan administrator, including long-term incentives? Or have an interest in learning more?

We currently have a new opportunity for a Global Share Plan Advisor to join the team based out of either Cambridge or Warsaw. This role is office based.


As Global Share Plan Advisor, you will be part of the team supporting the Global Long-Term Incentive (LTI) Plan Manager and the wider business in all LTI related matters. The LTI team is responsible for the delivery of the global LTI programme, ensuring effective communication, administration, governance and compliance of all plans.

The role covers a wide range of operational and administrative activities. This is an opportunity to take on a varied role liaising with global internal functions and external third party providers to support a busy team with the day to day management of processes and procedures for on-going delivery of the LTI programme. You will form part of the Reward & Inclusion Centre of Excellence.


  • Supports the team in delivering the annual and quarterly LTI grants and the vesting of LTI awards through the annual cycle 

  • Supports effective on-going administration of award and participant data working with internal functions, AstraZeneca’s Share Plan Administrator and other third parties

  • Supports the business with share plan reporting data as required

  • Distributes payroll reports when shares are released to global payroll and finance teams

  • Maintains and updates Share Plan Guides and communications

  • Coordinates the process of grant and vest communications with our Share Plan Administrator

  • Supports the cross charging of tax monies and LTI consultancy costs to local countries, including all reconciliations

  • Being a point of contact for participants and internal functions to address LTI questions

  • Ensures the team has up-to-date documented processes

  • Supports LTI team administration, including meeting bookings, ad hoc queries and projects as required


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 diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.


  • Experience of Microsoft applications – MS Teams, Word. Good level of proficiency in Excel – basic formula, lookups and pivot tables

  • Experience supporting a Reward function or similar

  • Strong numeracy, verbal and written communication skills

  • Keen attention to detail and focus on data accuracy

  • Ability to think analytically and effectively with experience in administering HR data and reporting

  • Experience of working in a diverse and inclusive global environment

  • Experience of working with third party providers to meet work deadlines

  • Ability to work in a team as well as own tasks or activities independently

  • Intellectual curiosity, seeking opportunities to develop new skills

Why AstraZeneca?

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, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

Closing date: 22nd October

Competitive salary & benefits offered

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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