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Patient Safety Business Partner

Full time
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AstraZeneca UK
Healthcare & medical
10,001+ employees
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Patient Safety Business Partner

Cambridge, UK

Close date: 11th June

Competitive salary and benefits

Join us as a Patient Safety Business Partner, where you'll use your expertise and experience to digitally transform our Global Patient Safety business area. This role is pivotal in developing strategic relationships, identifying innovative IT solutions, and driving outcomes that exceed business objectives. You'll be working closely with other groups in R&D IT, Global IT, and Data Science teams supporting Patient Safety. This is an opportunity to work inclusively in a diverse team to motivate change and make a real difference.


As a Patient Safety Business Partner, you will build strong strategic relationships with sophisticated customer groups and senior partners, developing a deep understanding of the short-term and long-term business direction. You will assess and prioritize requirements in line with IT strategy, develop and maintain the customer account plan, lead high-level investigations on requirements specifications and feasibility studies, and lead business impact assessments. You will also proactively find opportunities for IT to deliver innovative technology solutions to provide competitive advantage.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Patient Safety domain SME

  • Extensive experience of Patient Safety business domains

  • Experience of identification and implementation of innovative technology solutions

  • Experience of leading high value business cases & mobilising investments

  • Strong knowledge of pioneering trends (for example Industry 4.0) relevant for adoption and implementation of technology / digital solutions

  • Experience in
GxP or other regulated environment

  • Strong influencing, networking and team working skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams

  • Ability to partner and work in a matrix organisation

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Educated to degree level standard or equivalent (business technology or related degree)

  • Leader within pharma thought leadership networks and organisations

  • Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams

  • Rich experience of bio-pharma industry

  • Experience in handling, developing and leading virtual teams

  • A consistent record
of delivering results

  • Able to lead negotiations,
expectations and solutions across sophisticated global teams

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 dare to lead, applying our problem-solving mentality to identify and take on 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 world-class 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. We're part of a global company that's investing in a bold digital strategy; to become a truly data-led enterprise that redefines the entire industry.

Ready to make a meaningful impact? Apply now and join us in our journey to disrupt an industry and change lives.

Date Posted


Closing Date

11-Jun-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.