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Project and Process Manager - Global Sustainability

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Project and Process Manager

Join us as a Project and Process Manager in our Operations team, where you will manage projects and own processes that support the enterprise-wide transformation of sustainability performance. This role is crucial in championing an approach where sustainability becomes fully embedded in everything we do. The projects you lead will impact the delivery of AstraZeneca's flagship sustainability initiatives and carry notable financial investment and risk, including reputational. You will also act as a Business Process Owner for various business processes within Global Sustainability. This is an exciting opportunity to represent Global Sustainability both internally and externally, and to deliver business value cross-functionally, regionally, and globally.

As a Project and Process Manager, you will lead cross-functional sustainability projects, own and continuously improve a range of business processes, act as the sustainability representative to provide or coordinate expert input to other transformational activities, and manage budget costs & benefits associated with their projects and programme on behalf of Global Sustainability. You will also play a key role in communicating effectively & influencing others on cultural, challenging or reputationally sensitive issues both internally and externally.

Essential Skills/Experience:

- Degree level education or equivalent experience

- High level of business acumen

- Previous experience in Project, Program management or implementing change

- Excellent communication and team working skills

- Fluent in spoken and written English

- Globally and culturally aware

- Ability to influence stakeholders across different business units and with differing levels of seniority

Desirable Skills/Experience:

- Experience of working on sustainability projects or within a sustainability function

- More in-depth knowledge or experience of sustainability with a level of subject matter expertise

- Having projects or change programs with an impact across multiple stakeholders in a heavily matrixed environment

- Experience working within the pharmaceutical industry or other regulated industry.

When we put unexpected 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. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, we are driven by the excitement and varied challenges as we launch new products. We are resilient in the face of a constant flow of groundbreaking scientific products and novel medicines. Our resilience helps us to thrive as we innovate and evolve. We foster an encouraging, positive environment where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. We are active players in growth and evolution with a clear long-term strategy. As a global business in stable growth, there are long-term opportunities and multiple pathways to take. Join us if you want to make a big impact, this is the place for you.

Ready to adapt, innovate at pace, and contribute to life-changing medicines? Apply now!

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