• United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

At AstraZeneca we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines

In AstraZeneca IT, we push the boundaries of technology to achieve positive business outcomes

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and youll develop beyond what you thought possible We need great people who share our passion for science & technology and have the drive and determination to meet the needs of patients around the world

Our scientific research and development and technology innovation is afforded the utmost respect so we give our people the same We do everything we can to make sure each AstraZeneca person has everything they need to stretch themselves and see what they can achieve

As a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business, our focus is on developing new medicines that make a meaningful difference to patients lives, and the UK is right at the heart of our efforts to do that

With over 6,700 employees in the UK and more than 59,000 in over 100 countries worldwide, you could be part of delivering life-changing medicines that improve patients lives and benefit society globally

In IT, we are passionate about driving technology innovation, continuously improving our IT environment to ensure our internal teams can do their best work and successfully deliver our business goals

We do this by encouraging creative thinking and new ideas and maintaining a strong customer focus, enabling us to fully understand all our business areas, how they operate and how we, in IT, create maximum value for them

We need great people who share our passion for technology led science, are driven, determined and hard-working In return, we will support your formal and on the job development, making the most of your skills and passion to help you in reaching your ultimate career aspirations

Where you start your journey with us doesnt determine the course of your career; many of our people develop themselves beyond their wildest imaginations, both in terms of the roles they perform and the countries they work in We wont limit your capabilities by whats possible for you now but by whats possible for them in the future

Our apprenticeship programme is designed to give you a broad understanding of our IT function alongside being involved in a variety of critical activities and projects we are delivering to the business

During this 4-year programme, you will have the opportunity to complete several 8-month rotations in different areas of our function, in line with your interests, skills, knowledge and experience to help you decide which career pathway you would like to take

Throughout your apprenticeship with us you will have the opportunity to carry out some of the following roles

Business Analyst
User Experience Researcher
Innovation Design Analyst
Innovation Technologist
Global Mobility Analyst
Agile Analyst
Project Manager
Content Analyst
Global Data Analyst
And many more

So, in one rotation, you could be a Business Analyst, gathering requirements from our scientists, who are working on a new cancer drug; you may then work with different parts of IT to see how we meet their requirements On another rotation, as a Project Manager you could be working with our Operations team implementing a technology solution to improve the drug manufacturing process

Whichever role you perform, you will

Build knowledge of your IT area & the customer area(s) you are working with
Have an important, contributing role in the team
Have support from your line manager, your mentor and your buddy to help you deliver at your best
Drive your own development, through formal learning and/or experience
Have the opportunity to build core skills, such as presenting, influencing, stakeholder engagement & management etc
Maintain a strong peer network with your fellow apprentices & our other Early Talent employees
Have the opportunity to get involved in activities that benefit society and our local areas, such as charity fundraising, helping school leavers decide on their next steps, building exposure of technology to students etc
Benefit from working in diverse, global company where we value and embrace the advantage true diversity can bring to a workplaceyou may even get the opportunity to visit your colleagues in other countries

Training and Development

In return for your drive, determination, hard work and dedication to AstraZeneca IT, we are delighted to be able to sponsor you through completing your Bachelor of Science Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions https//wwwinstituteforapprenticeshipsorg/apprenticeship-standards/digital-and-technology-solutions-professional-integrated-degree/ at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) or Anglia Ruskin University (depending on your work location) through a 4-year programme

We have worked closely with local universities for a number of years and formed part of the trailblazing group who made this degree apprenticeship a reality

A degree apprenticeship combines full-time paid work with us and part-time university learning; offering you the opportunity to gain a full qualification (just like you would if you went to uni full-time) whilst being involved in real-life delivery, practical learning and getting paid!

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 12th Aug 2020

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