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Project Coordinator - 12 month FTC / Secondment

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Project Coordinator - 12 month FTC / Secondment

Location: Warsaw - Poland, Macclesfield - UK - Other locations may be considered

AstraZeneca is a global innovation-driven, integrated biopharmaceutical company. ‘Our bold aspiration is to be pioneers in science, lead in our disease areas, and transform patient outcomes. By 2030, we will deliver 20 new medicines, industry-leading growth and be carbon negative’

Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to patient health through great medicines that bring benefit for patients and add value for our stakeholders and society. We discover, develop, manufacture and market prescription medicines.

Human Resources (HR) at AstraZeneca is a global organisation that delivers global and local processes through a combined model of in-house delivery and partnerships with 3rd parties (via HR Centres of Excellence (CoEs), Business Partners and HR Operations)

Across People Service Europe we are working to implement the People Services way of working in all small and medium sized markets, approximately 22 markets. This project aims to offer local HR support and guidance to identify process improvements and simplifications to enable business growth without HR growth in the market. It will focus on our 4 core People Services offerings, Ask AZ, My HR, WFA and Payroll. The role will co-ordinate all activity across all 4 service offerings and all 22 markets

Typical Accountabilities

  • Provides day to day leadership and support to the PS Director and team as directed across all aspects of the project.

  • Day to day management and updates to the team and country HRD’s, plan risks, issues, actions, decisions log. Escalating risks and issues where necessary

  • Tracking of activity across all markets and service offerings

  • Prepares and/or edits meeting agendas, minutes, presentations and tables

  • Set up of complex meetings and workshops, often involving attendees from multiple locations and markets

  • Co-ordinates, collates and communicates information at the detailed level

  • Coordinates preparation of internal and external reports through gathering, analysing and summarizing data and information from the project team

  • Reconciles figures or information from various sources, ensuring completeness and accuracy, and follow-up on discrepancies

  • Ensures coordination of the different business areas involved on a project and ensures adherence to deadlines

  • Co ordination of all governance activities across the project

  • Co ordination of lessons learnt across the markets as implementation progresses


  • Experience of supporting projects

  • Can demonstrate experience in working in a global environment, supporting work between different functions

  • Good Written and spoken communications

  • Has an eye for detail

  • Competent in the use of relevant office equipment and systems

  • Experience of a variety of software/systems

  • Ability to follow processes


  • Experience of working on a global / large scale programme

  • Knowledge of AstraZeneca project management framework

  • Flexibility – able to adapt working style to support programme needs

  • Collaborates well and able to work successfully across multiple functions

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.

Where can I find out more?

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Additional information

Our Company Values & behaviours underpin everything we do so please take a moment to familiarize yourself with them. You may also want to check out our new R&D Video showing how we turn Science into Medicines.

Job open date: 08/03/2023

Job close date: 22/03/2023

Competitive salary and benefits package

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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.