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EMEA Regional Coordinator Macclesfield & Dunkerque - 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location Luton, England, United Kingdom Södertälje, Stockholm County, Sweden Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-110796 Date posted 10/06/2021

Meaningful work that makes a bigger impact

Join at an exciting time of growth through innovation for AstraZeneca. Shape this journey by reimagining the way we work, at every turn we’re innovating and taking intelligent risks. We do this to steer the enterprise – powering every function to run faster, more efficiently, and achieve more.

Finance at AstraZeneca has a clear vision to become trusted partners, creating value and leading change. As such, Finance has a pivotal role to play in shaping our long-term financial health, partnering to deliver great results through insight, delivering excellence in financial operations and safeguarding AstraZeneca’s assets and reputation.

­­In Finance Transformation, we support this ambition by being trusted partners for change excellence and building long-term capabilities to make us future-fit. This is where you could come in. Working in Finance Transformation is fast-paced, dynamic and challenging. We are looking for people who want to seize the opportunity to take an exciting step in their personal development journey and play a fundamental part of delivering a world-class finance organisation. 

Join as Regional Deployment Co-ordinator for a global manufacturing accounting project, where the key objective is to improve and standardise the end-to-end manufacturing accounting processes, delivering more granular level of details to enable better decision making.

As the Regional Deployment Co-ordinator, you’ll be using your communication skills to work between key stakeholders, team members and external partners to ensure the successful delivery of the project roadmap and its deliverables.

To be successful candidates will need to have experience in global transformation programmes, influencing capabilities, change management capability, solid working knowledge of SAP & BI and ability to co-ordinate a team.

In this role you will:

  • Act as the single point of contact for the Regional Business Change & Engagement Lead and Global Deployment Lead

  • Plan and manage regional deployment activities

  • Oversee regional integration activities, cutover activities and testing activities

  • Prioritise requests, resources and deliverables throughout the solution implementation life cycle

  • Identify, manage and resolve dependencies, risks and issues, which could affect the successful delivery

  • Be responsible for the identification, analysis and mitigation or escalation of potential risks and issues

  • Work with the Global Deployment Lead to negotiate and agree how dependencies will be managed and assured

  • Provide management reporting on the regional delivery status of the project. Regularly review and report on:

  • project milestones

  • challenges

  • key accomplishments

  • Achieve successful sign off and handover to post implementation support function, ensuring all projects are handed over fully to BAU organisations

  • Build an effective working relationship with regional Stakeholders

  • Manage highly diverse activities, multiples stakeholder groups, significant scope, schedule and resources to ensure support for the business units running SAP

  • Bring together your cross-functional skills and strengths in business analysis, problem solving and team coaching to constantly search for improvements

Essential skills

  • Proven track record in delivering large strategic projects in business transformation with a hands-on approach, across different national and business boundaries

  • Deep knowledge of software (SAP and BI) development projects and delivery in dynamic environments.

Desirable skills

  • Broad deployment experience (development, management and application of)

  • Significant work experience in IT, Finance and Operations functional area

  • Specific Expert knowledge in specialist process area

Opening date: 10.6.2021

Closing date: 24.6.2023

Competitive salary and benefits apply



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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