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GSC&S Therapy Area Digital Enablement Lead

Posted date May. 09, 2024
Contract type Full time
Job ID R-199244
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Why choose AstraZeneca India?

Help push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients. After 45 years in India, we’re continuing to secure a future where everyone can access affordable, sustainable, innovative healthcare.

The part you play in our business will be challenging, yet rewarding, requiring you to use your resilient, collaborative and diplomatic skillsets to make connections. The majority of your work will be field based, and will require you to be highly-organised, planning your monthly schedule, attending meetings and calls, as well as writing up reports.

Who do we look for?

Calling all tech innovators, ownership takers, challenge seekers and proactive collaborators. At AstraZeneca, breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicine for the world's most complex diseases. We empower people like you to push the boundaries of science, challenge convention, and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. You'll embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges.

Here, diverse minds and bold disruptors can meaningfully impact the future of healthcare using cutting-edge technology. Whether you join us in Bengaluru or Chennai, you can make a tangible impact within a global biopharmaceutical company that invests in your future. Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients every day.

Success Profile

Ready to make an impact in your career? If you're passionate, growth-orientated and a true team player, we'll help you succeed. Here are some of the skills and capabilities we look for.

Tech innovators

Make a greater impact through our digitally enabled enterprise. Use your skills in data and technology to transform and optimise our operations, helping us deliver meaningful work that changes lives.

Ownership takers

If you're a self-aware self-starter who craves autonomy, AstraZeneca provides the perfect environment to take ownership and grow. Here, you'll feel empowered to lead and reach excellence at every level — with unrivalled support when you need it.

Challenge seekers

Adapting and advancing our progress means constantly challenging the status quo. In this dynamic environment where everything we do has urgency and focus, you'll have the ability to show up, speak up and confidently take smart risks.

Proactive collaborators

Your unique perspectives make our ambitions and capabilities possible. Our culture of sharing ideas, learning and improving together helps us consistently set the bar higher. As a proactive collaborator, you'll seek out ways to bring people together to achieve their best.

Responsibilities

Job ID R-199244 Date posted 05/09/2024

Job Title: GSC&S Therapy Area Digital Enablement Lead

Career Level - E

Introduction to role:

Are you ready to step into a dynamic new environment and lead the delivery of digital improvements to a critical supply chain function? Due to an exciting strategic re-alignment within our GSC&S Therapy Area (TA) community, a brand-new TA Centre of Excellence (CoE) is being created, with opportunities for experienced individuals to make a real impact. The TA CoE will provide vital support to our community of Global Supply & Strategy Directors (GSSDs), Pre-Commercial Leads (GOLT leads), and Pre-Launch/Registration team who make up the entire Therapy Area community. The CoE will support critical Business Processes across all the TA teams, to enable the GSSDs to focus on brand strategy and supply chain design for resilience and sustainability, and to enable the GOLT leads to focus on excellent preparation and execution of our rapidly growing pipeline of new products.

Accountabilities:

The role will develop & execute the digital improvements for the TA in collaboration with GSC&S and Operations Digital functions. Working with all TA teams to identify digital improvement opportunities and turn into tangible projects (including business analyst activity, business cases etc). Identify business process improvements to existing tools, providing recommendations with clear benefits and contributing to delivery plans. Deliver improvement plans and projects through creation and implementation of digital tools using all available technologies. Ownership of the TA Digital A3 including overall digital demand management. Opportunities identified include TA Portfolio management tool, TA resource forecasting model, Pre Registration forecasting, Registration Sample tool workflows.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Experience of and ability to create and develop digital solutions in available tools such as Smartsheet, 'Powersuite (Power Apps, Power BI, Power Automat)’.

  • Familiarity with modern data and analytics platforms.

  • Experience with digital solutions design; can interpret the moving pieces in a sophisticated system and identify high-impact opportunities for intervention.

  • Ability to build collaborative and effective relationships at all levels, manage stakeholder and effective communication.

  • Capability to maintain a high-level view of projects while being hands-on and detail-oriented when vital.

  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to operate independently.

  • Proficiency in understanding and following processes methodically.

  • Proactive self-starter with a strong focus on delivery.

  • Outcome-focused attitude, taking personal responsibility for delivering results while accepting change and utilizing a growth mindset to focus on client outcomes.

  • Highly efficient: able to navigate ambiguity and solve problems in a fast-paced environment; able to influence without authority.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry with understanding of supply chain processes and requirements.

  • Experience in setting long-term strategic directions in support of wider business strategy.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we fuel aggressive thinking with the power to encourage life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and adventurous world.

Why AstraZeneca?

With constant new products and launches, there's never been a better time to join Supply Chain and craft our future with a big contribution to life-changing medicines. The challenge to stay ahead in rapidly changing markets is what keeps us driving forward, as we continuously seek new and better ways to deliver medicines all the way to our patients. Our resilience helps us to thrive as we innovate and evolve. Ours is a safe and positive space. Here we are encouraged to actively participate by sharing ideas, and problem-solving. United behind a common goal to succeed, we take our collective findings and work as a team to keep pushing the boundaries of Supply Chain.

Are you ready to make a big impact? Apply now and join us in our mission to deliver life-changing medicines!

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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Sales Representative Oslo, Norway

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Christine Recchio

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Sales Representative California, United States

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Stephanie Ling

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

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What we offer

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Autonomy and reward

Experience the power of shaping your career how you want to. We are a high-performing learning organisation with autonomy over how we learn. Make big decisions, learn from your mistakes and continue growing — with performance-based rewards as part of the package.

Health and wellbeing

An energised work environment is only possible when our people have a healthy work-life balance and are supported for their individual needs. That's why we have a dedicated team to ensure your physical, financial and psychological wellbeing is a top priority.

Inclusion and diversity

Diversity and inclusion are embedded in everything we do. We're at our best and most creative when drawing on our different views, experiences and strengths. That's why we're committed to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive in a culture of respect, collaboration and innovation.

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