• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Technology Graduate Leadership Programme - US

Salary Competitive

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

With 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

Do you have a burning passion for technology and what it can do Are you passionate about using your knowledge in the quest to discover and develop medicines that change the lives of patients with serious conditions If so, the AstraZeneca Technology Leadership Programme is the perfect springboard to a senior technology leadership role within our global biopharmaceutical business

We encourage creative thinking and new ideas whilst 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 can drive AstraZenecas vision of Growth Through Innovation, are driven, determined and hard-working In return, we will support your development, making the most of your skills and passion to help you in reaching your ultimate career aspirations

What does the programme involve

Starting in 2020 the three-year programme comprises three rotations, each lasting eight months, followed by a year-long placement in a role that aligns to your passion, interest, skillset and our business objectives, whilst ensuring we offer you continued development and challenge

Throughout your time on the Technology Leadership Programme you could be responsible for working with our customers and IT teams to deliver technology solutions to help our scientists and patients, our sales teams and our enabling functions such as HR or Finance to do their best work You could be responsible for data sourcing and visualisation, supporting our business to make solid, data-driven decisions You could be exploring possible tech solutions and implementing them to support process automation the possibilities are endless

The flexibility of the programme enables you to work with us to drive your own journey through the programme, often working with various customer groups to truly influence and improve the way our business operates

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 with real accountability to deliver the project, or piece of work, you are focussed on
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, with access to our global technology learning platform
Join an established and vibrant IT early talent community globally
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, expanding technology to students
Benefit from working in a diverse, global company where we value and embrace the advantage true diversity can bring to a workplaceyou may even get the opportunity to visit colleagues in other countries

Essential requirements

As this is such an amazingly unique opportunity, we have a few requirements of the great people who join us

Graduates of IT-related disciplines eg Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Information or even those who have a Science-related degree but also a huge passion for technology
You will have graduated in 2018/2019 or due to graduate by September 2020
Passion to work in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, with a real desire to make a difference to patients
Quick and agile thinker
Confidence to express your opinions and ideas to drive innovation and fresh thinking
Strong communication skills
The ability to work effectively as part of a team
Demonstrable initiative
A strong desire to learn and innovate
Valid passport and willingness to travel if the rotation requires it
Fluency in English

Desirable requirement

Additional language skills

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law

Applications open 5th August 2019

Applications close 22nd September 2019

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Technology Graduate Leadership Programme - US

Early Talent

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Bio Tech/R&D/Scientist
Role : Analytical Chemistry
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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