SAP Europe Regional Lead

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Join AstraZeneca, a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. Our IT team offers a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new SAP technologies, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way.

As the SAP Regional Lead for Europe, you will lead and develop a high performing team with rich knowledge of underlying business processes, SAP technical skills and SAP data management. You will work across the global SAP team to achieve maximum collaboration and delivery effectiveness. You will be accountable for leading multiple SAP capabilities and delivering uninterrupted business support from both current ECC and the future S/4 HANA systems.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • In-depth experience with SAP (ideally business suite) either in a technical or business capacity
  • Experience managing capabilities and people in a large matrix organization with diverse teams.
  • Previous experience working with senior leaders across business and IT communities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and proactive approach to problem solving.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of SAP, understanding of cross functional integration in SAP, awareness of SAP product roadmap and new features introduced as part of S/4 HANA.
  • Experience in the Pharma Industry practices.
  • S/4 HANA Implementation experience.

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 daring world.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, we dare to lead, applying our problem-solving mindset to identify and address opportunities across the whole enterprise. Our spirit of experimentation is lived every day through our events like hackathons. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering extraordinary technology and data solutions. Our work unlocks the potential of science. We optimise and revolutionise AstraZeneca by maximising efficiencies and finding new ways to drive productivity. From automation to data simplification.

Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and speed to deliver exponential growth. Focused and committed, and backed with the investment to succeed, we're driving cross-company change to disrupt the entire industry.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now!

Date Posted


Closing Date

30-May-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.