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Project Delivery Lead - DevOps

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Job ID R-189245 Date posted 19/05/2024

Job Title: Project Delivery Lead -  DevOps

Career Level - D2

Introduction to Role:
We are seeking a Lead DevOps to own end-to-end Demand and Project Management. This involves partnering with the business to understand and prioritize business demands based on business value. You will manage the delivery of BAU and ensure KPIs are met, support the Platform Technical Lead with the status of delivery and escalations, and identify business process improvements for products or services. You will also be responsible for line management of people with check-ins, individual development plans, and career paths. 

Accountabilities:
As a Lead DevOps, you will manage and mitigate risks in delivery, both from work and people perspective. You will be expected to maintain a high-level view of the project while being hands-on and detail-oriented when necessary. 

Essential Skills/Experience:
To succeed in this role, you should possess most of the following skills and qualifications:
- A minimum of 5 years in managing and delivering projects.
- Ability to build strategic relationships, manage stakeholder and effective communication.
- Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to operate with little supervision.
- Proficiency in understanding and following processes methodically.
- Proactive self-starter with a strong focus on delivery.
- Experience in setting long-term strategic directions.
- Familiarity with technology and platforms.
- Outcome-focused mindset, taking personal responsibility for delivering results while embracing change.
- ITIL Knowledge on Change, incident, and problem management. Must be strong in interpersonal communication.
- Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities.
- Good administrative and organisational skills.

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Experience of delivery of application support and maintenance- .net, Java and COTS applications
- Knowledge of SAP data in context of Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing & Logistics.
- Project Management Certification.
- Domain knowledge of life sciences/pharmaceuticals.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire 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 ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, you will have the opportunity to constantly learn and develop every single day. We're specialists who are passionate about patients. A curiosity to learn, grow and develop is at the heart of what we do, evolving as our technologies constantly change. We're invested in recognising, coaching and motivating you. Here, your personal and professional journey is filled with unlimited potential.

Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and speed to deliver exponential growth. Focused and committed, and backed with the investment to succeed, we're driving cross-company change to disrupt the entire industry.

Ready to make a difference? Apply today!

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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