Diagnostic Project Administrator
Job Type: Full time
We are a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company. naturally curious, we are forever connecting and collaborating. Uncovering new insights that equip us to challenge convention and push the boundaries. Committed to living our values – they guide our behaviours, actions and decisions, everyday.
At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
The Diagnostic Project Management group within Precision Medicine, Business Excellence is accountable for providing project and portfolio management to the AZ Precision Medicine portfolio to ensure successful delivery of diagnostic projects from initiation of development to regulatory approval, across all therapy areas, and to further optimise the delivery of precision medicines by defining and championing best practices. Furthermore, this group is responsible for driving continuous improvement processes, for providing accurate Precision Medicine portfolio information for decision making and business reporting, and for capacity and resource management.
What you'll do:
The Diagnostic Project Administrator will use their excellent organisational skills to enable Diagnostic Project and Programme Teams to focus on science to deliver medicines to patients. Working alongside the Diagnostic Project or Programme Manager to provide high quality project administration to enable the successful delivery of several cross functional projects. You’ll play a key role in bringing the Diagnostic Project Teams together, with responsibility for meeting preparation such as scheduling global project meetings, coordinating the agenda and working with presenters to collate meeting information. In addition the Project Administrator will ensure that all project documentation is available within the central repository (SPOL), and filed in a consistent way across projects.
Focused Project administration support for multiple global Diagnostic Project Teams
Managing the project calendar to schedule global project team meetings for AZ teams and external diagnostic partners
Project meeting preparation e.g. creation of meeting agendas, coordinating meeting inputs/ presentations
Support project team preparation for project governance and external meetings/ congresses
Prepares documents and presentation materials for the project team
Ensure all project documentation is stored in a consistent and logical way (SPOL/ Box)
Plans, organises, and schedules own workload through system maintenance so that all activities are completed accurately and on time
Uses technical expertise to drive simplification and standardisation for information management across Precision Medicine
Essential for this role:
Administration experience in a global/ corporate company
Experience of global team-working and communicating across cultures with key stakeholders
Strong organisation and forward-planning skills, with attention to detail
Experience of using Microsoft Office/ Outlook and SharePoint Online
Can create and maintain systems for efficiency for both self and others
A professional, enthusiastic and proactive approach, with the ability to deliver a diverse and demanding workload
Desirable for this role:
Prior experience of working with global project teams
Prior experience of working in global pharmaceutical/ science focused organization
Influencing skills with ability to engage relevant people in developing solutions
Champion of efficient and effective systems and processes
At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.
So, what’s next?
Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.
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