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Market Business Partner, EMEA

Posted date Jul. 12, 2024
Contract type Full time
Job ID R-201651
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Why choose AstraZeneca Portugal?

As an exciting and emerging leader in pharma and biotech, we're pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients. This is where breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicine for the world's most complex diseases. Voted the best company to work for in Portugal 2023/24, AstraZeneca provides the thrill of a start-up within the security of a global firm that brings new challenges and pathways for a fulfilling career.

If you’re ready to make a difference, join our Global Hub in Corporate Affairs, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Global Business Services or Procurement. Bring your potential to our evolving team today.

Who do we look for?

Calling all dynamic, ambitious team players. At AstraZeneca, we empower people like you to push the boundaries of science, challenge convention and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. Here, you'll embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges.

We're on the lookout for diverse minds inspired by difference who want to reach another level in their careers. Bold disrupters who confidently rise to challenges as fearless entrepreneurs. People who want to make a meaningful impact led by science in an organisation where global meets local. Join one of our offices in Lisbon and discover a culture of openness and vibrancy where diverse perspectives are encouraged and valued. Your work will have a real impact, no matter your level or function.

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. If you're technology-savvy and have a digital mindset, you can use your skills and experience to transform and optimise our operations, helping us deliver meaningful work that changes lives.

Dynamic

In a constantly evolving environment dedicated to innovation, you'll use your strong sense of purpose to provide outstanding contributions. Although we're a global company, our Global Hub operates like a start-up, allowing you to work autonomously. Bring your fearlessness of improving patient outcomes, and we'll encourage your personal success.

Ambitious

Play your part in progressing a world-leading pipeline. Here, you'll improve patients' lives now and better the future of humanity. With our opportunities for continuous development, you'll exhibit your passion and potential to go beyond the expected — and grow in your career with our support.

Team players

Your unique perspectives make our ambitions and capabilities possible. Our culture of openness, sharing and giving allows everyone to speak up and express their ideas. In an open atmosphere of camaraderie and support, we rely on each other to further our progress and drive much-needed change.

Responsibilities

Job ID R-201651 Date posted 07/12/2024

Market Business Partner, EMEA

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Competitive salary and benefits apply

Join AstraZeneca, a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company where we champion knowledge-sharing, ambitious thinking, and innovation. We offer a collaborative culture that provides employees with the opportunity to work across teams, functions, and even the globe. Our dedication to sustainability is central to our culture and part of what makes AstraZeneca a great place to work. We are a diverse, inclusive, and innovative group who identify, build and deliver excellent shared services to enable AstraZeneca to grow and change at speed.

Accountabilities:

As the Market Business Partner, you will oversee planning processes for the EMEA Markets: UK, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Egypt. You will foster meaningful connections and collaborative partnerships with market stakeholders and the GME solutions and operations teams to drive innovation, address customer needs, and improve engagement outcomes. You will build these key relationships to build an in-depth understanding of priorities, gaining early insight into changing market needs to ensure stakeholders gain appropriate value from GME services, capabilities, and innovation.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Proven ability to act independently and be resourceful in your approach to problem-solving

  • Strong communications, negotiation and influencing skills; ability to lead to desired outcomes

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) 

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, including oral & written

  • Demonstrable knowledge of global and corporate business context

  • Problem-solving approach

  • Experience in the Meetings and Events Industry 

  • Experience using Cvent

  • Have a compliance mindset with strong focus on adherence to industry guidelines, company, and market policies. 

  • Fluent in English

  • Ability to travel internationally by airplane, rail, and/or car, when required 5%

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Cross-functional, Matrix organizational experience

  • Experience in Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Experience in training or change management

  • Experience in project management, strategic planning processes and tools, change management, or training

  • Fluent in English

  • Conversational in Spanish and/or French, German, Italian, Polish not required but preferred

When we put diverse 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. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science, challenge convention and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. To embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges.

There is no better place to make a difference in medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture where you will connect different thinking to generate new and valuable opportunities. Where you will find a commitment to lifelong learning, growth and development for all.

Are you ready to make a powerful difference – to patients, society and our company? Join us today and become part of our fast-growing multinational. With our ground-breaking pipeline comes a bright future – exciting opportunities and varied work. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare and reach more patients worldwide.

Apply now and unlock your potential with AstraZeneca!

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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Reasons to Join

Thomas Mathisen

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.

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.

Sales Representative Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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.

What we offer

We're driven by our shared values of serving people, society and the planet. Our people make this possible, which is why we prioritise diversity, safety, empowerment and collaboration. Discover what a career at AstraZeneca could mean for you.

Aligned to performance

Our approach is designed to deliver great performance — stimulating our commercial growth, scientific advancement, collaboration and personal development. Never standing still, you'll have the chance to grow your abilities, skills and knowledge constantly as you accelerate your career.

Balanced

An energised work environment is only possible when our people have a healthy work-life balance and are supported for their individual needs. Typical benefits include healthcare, life insurance and long-term savings, and in many markets, there’s a range of benefits for you to tailor.

Holistic

We're at our best and most creative when drawing on our different views, experiences and strengths. Being valued for who you are and the difference you bring is at the heart of our culture — and you’ll be rewarded when you create authentic connections to our purpose.

Sustainable

Our two offices in Lisbon combine comfort with sustainability. From renewable energy, a zero-plastic scheme, electric vehicles and food waste reduction initiatives to sustainable reward practices, we're realising our ambition to harness the power of science to build a healthy future for everyone everywhere.

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