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Senior Enterprise Architect Commercial Excellence

Full time
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AstraZeneca UK
Healthcare & medical
10,001+ employees
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Senior Enterprise Architect Commercial Excellence

Introduction to role:

Join us as a Senior Enterprise Architect Commercial Excellence, where you will lead the transformation and evolution of AstraZeneca Global architecture and technology. This role is pivotal in ensuring that our common architecture decisions support both business and IT strategy, and that architectures delivered are aligned with relevant AZ architecture standards, blueprints and roadmaps. As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you will be focused on strategic planning typically over the 1-5 year horizon.


In this role, you will provide Enterprise Design thinking & support to AZ’s Enterprise across Commercial Excellence Domain. You will lead the effort to ensure that common architecture decisions support the business and IS strategy, and that the architectures delivered are aligned with relevant AZ architecture standards, blueprints and roadmaps. You will also contribute to the development of the Architecture Capability within IS, by documenting and sharing knowledge and standard methodologies with peer Architects.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Relevant technical degree or equivalent
  • Experience producing application strategies/roadmaps for a global enterprise in Commercial Excellence (CRM, Field Marking, Key Account Management) Domain
  • Demonstrated Experience in Veeva CRM, Salesforce and Mulesoft , Data Warehouse technologies : Snowflake, AWS Redshift
  • Experience with rationalisation, consolidation and integration across Commercial Excellence
  • Experience with large Justification phase work – product evaluation, case formulation
  • Experience developing and influencing business strategies with cross functional teams in the Commercial Domain
  • Experience developing and leading innovative solutions
  • Proven experience of leading change and challenging approaches/ideas
  • Experience developing and managing relationships with third party suppliers
  • Experience working within and developing policies, procedures and guidelines within a secure, quality, and compliance environment
  • Strong networking skills with good internal/external links
  • Strong communication, facilitation and relationship building skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language
  • Awareness of developments in the marketplace and understand the relevance and potential impact to AZ IS
  • Ability to work well in diverse, multinational teams and proven ability to influence others to achieve positive outcomes

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrate initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural working
  • People Development experience
  • Budget Management experience
  • Masters and/or Professional Certification
  • Good eye for business
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry and of competitor activity, on a particular architecture and Information Management

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?

As Architects at AstraZeneca, we connect the dots across the business to improve the agility and functionality of our processes to accelerate AstraZeneca to the next level. There's so much potential to influence and inspire change, it's a big challenge if you're up for it. We are always proactively hunting for new insights and problem-solving to identify better ways of doing things. Motivated by the opportunities to learn and grow, we move fast and drive forward. Lay the foundations for future technological and people-driven success across AstraZeneca.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now to join us in our journey to push the boundaries of science and make a difference in the lives of patients worldwide!

Date Posted


Closing Date

17-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.