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Operations Global Graduate Associates Programme - Sweden

Location Södertälje, Stockholm, Sweden Job ID R-090500 Date posted 09/14/2020

Operations Global Graduate Associates Programme - Sweden

(Supply Chain, Logistics, Global Quality & Procurement)

Locations: Sweden, Sodertalje

Salary: Competitive

If you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and a desire to explore your potential within a global biopharmaceutical organisation, our Operations Global Graduate Associates Programme could be the perfect start to your career. You’ll gain invaluable insight, exposure and opportunities across our diverse, international organisation. We’ll accelerate your learning and development and help prepare you for a future leadership role.

What does the programme involve?

Starting in September 2021, the programme lasts three years. It begins with three individual eight month placements, one of which could be in an international location. Each placement will provide you with great insights into our business, and the chance to influence our future direction. You’ll then consolidate your learning and experience in your third year in the programme.

The programme’s variety and flexibility provides you with unique exposure and development opportunities. In our global and regional functions you could develop your knowledge of supply chain, logistics, external sourcing & global quality. Our corporate functions offer the opportunity to develop your skills and experience across Procurement, Information Technology, and Engineering.

You will gain an invaluable blend of on-the-job experience and coaching. You will have the guidance and advice of a huge support network, including a mentor and programme manager. We’ll also encourage you to identify and build relationships with experts and leaders across our organisation who can help accelerate your development.

We’ll set you up for success, and we are proud that 90% of our Global Graduate Associates are offered a permanent, post-programme role.

Essential requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree (any discipline) awarded in 2020, or due to be awarded in 2021.
  • A passion to work in operations, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, with a real desire to make a difference to patients and our business
  • Agility of thought and understanding, and the curiosity and flexibility to work anywhere within Operations
  • Strong business acumen, leadership potential and the ability to drive change
  • The confidence and vision to critically assess and challenge existing ways of working
  • A valid passport and the flexibility to live and work internationally (if required) to support your development
  • Fluent in English

Applications open: 14th September 2020

Applications close: 8th January 2021



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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