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Technical Owner (Canada/France) - 12 month contract

Location Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Job ID R-137852 Date posted 08/05/2022

AstraZeneca is a global, creative, biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the most serious diseases. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have an extraordinary workplace culture that drives innovation and teamwork. Here, we encourage our teams to express diverse perspectives - making you feel valued, energized and rewarded for your ideas and creativity.

AstraZeneca are seeking a talented Technical Owner to join the Performance & Excellence team within the Commercial IT – Digital and Therapy area. The Technical Owner (TO) works as part of an integrated and fully accountable end to end team, and helps selected EUCAN markets to identify the technology solutions that will most effectively enable them to achieve their marketing objectives.


  • Complete feasibility assessment for all new campaign designs

  • Engages with the Product Owner and business at an early stage to identify and select a commercially pragmatic Technology solution that delivers value as quickly as possible to HCPs, patients and AZ

  • Technical SME across omnichannel and web platform technologies, and the use of those technologies within AZ – Veeva CRM, Veeva MyInsights, Veeva PAM (trigger); Adobe Suite – AEM, Campaign, Analytics, Target, Audience Manager, etc; Tealium Audience Stream, Tealium IQ; and Data / Reporting applications.

  • Raise demand with “new component” delivery team, and answer Business Analysts (BA) questions so the BA can build user stories to delivery Platform level improvements



  • Highly customer centric, and puts the Patient first at all times

  • High learning agility and curiosity

  • Proactive, urgent and resilient person, who keeps driving to make change happen

  • Working knowledge of agile delivery methodology


  • Technical Subject Matter Expert across omnichannel and web platform technologies, and the use of those technologies within AZ – Veeva CRM, Veeva MyInsights, Veeva PAM (trigger); Adobe Suite – AEM, Campaign, Analytics, Target, Audience Manager, etc; Tealium Audience Stream, Tealium IQ; and Data / Reporting applications.

  • Proven experience of successfully deploying a variety of business analysis tools/techniques to enable business change

  • Good understanding of networks, databases and other technology

  • Agile tools and methodologies inc. JIRA


  • Someone that is commercially savvy and will partner with Stakeholders to understand their commercial goals

  • Good understanding of Digital Marketing and how it can be used to create value for customers and AstraZeneca

  • Focused on solving real world/business problems and generating a measurable impact (not someone that is wanting to deploy Tech for the sake of deploying Tech)

  • Analytical thinker and problem solver that uses data and insight to inform decision making

  • Fluency in both English & French

  • Pharmaceutical business domain knowledge is desirable but not essential


  • Strong interpersonal skills: Presentation, Communication, Facilitation, Influencing

  • High emotional intelligence

  • Organizational skills with a focus on getting work delivered to deadlines


  • Highly collaborative and proactively helps Stakeholders/customer to develop their ideas and build better solutions

  • Works with Stakeholders to develop optimum solution “yes and..”

  • Comfort and authority to say no when need to

  • An evangelist for the customer, and creating a culture that works with agility to deliver value rapidly and iteratively

  • Drive >90% usage of components that already exist in the Experience Library , by raising awareness of EXL and influencing SPEED over PERFECTION

Great People want to Work with us! Find out why:

·GTAA Top Employer Award for 8 years:

·Best Workplace Culture Award at the 2018 Canadian HR Awards:

·Browse AstraZeneca's YouTube channel to find out more about us:

Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!

AstraZeneca is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees, our customers and the healthcare systems in the communities in which we serve. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and customers, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at AstraZeneca. As such, all offers of employment will be conditional upon either (i) proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) proof of need for accommodation under relevant human rights legislation, and AstraZeneca’s determination that the requested accommodation can be provided without undue hardship.  You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or proof of need for accommodation during our background screening process.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing

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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