Senior Engineer - SAP Associate Project Manager

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  • Job Title Senior Engineer Associate




Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

About astrazeneca

AstraZeneca is 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 disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.

About our it team

It’s 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 technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.

About the role

Job Description / Capsule

SAP Associate Project Manager for a world leading Pharmaceutical company which operates in over 100 countries and is head quartered in the United Kingdom. The candidate is expected to be a senior member for a large SAP support and maintenance project, spanning several SAP landscapes across continents.

The candidate should possess broad functional knowledge in their domain and good understanding of delivery management in an IT organization. Exposure to project Management and good understanding of underlying concepts like scheduling of activities, cost and Time management will be must. Understanding of SAP or ERP will be good. Must have very good communication, content creation and presentation skills and should be very well versed with Microsoft office, Adobe Photoshop and MS projects.

Role and responsibilities
  • As Associate Project Manager, will be responsible for creating various dashboards, Contents and reports for projects and SAP service as determined necessary by SAP Director

  • Should assist Delivery leads with project tracking and reporting activities and work with delivery leads for projects planning, execution, and control

  • Will be responsible for maintaining various assignments and documentation in place for projects delivery.

  • Would assist create the project status reports and help in various administrative activities like resources tracking, cost and efforts tracking and approvals.

  • Will work with respective PMs for close check on project and resourcing needs and highlight to TA team and work with Talent acquisition arranging necessary support required to fill in the positions in time.

  • Coordinate with various functions within GITC example Demand Management office, HR Talent Acquisition and partners for resourcing requirements follow ups.

Required skills and experience
  • Experience of project Management activities needed

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Insight into Resource management, Financial Management, Risk Management etc.

  • Excellent reporting, Content creation & presentation skills using tools like MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects, Adobe Photoshop etc..

  • Well versed in English. Excellent spoken and written skills.

  • Experience working in a globally distributed team

  • Ability to contribute individually on deliverable. Preferred: Flexible to work in UK / US shift time zones

Education background
  • Should be having a Technical attitude and degree in BSC / BE/ BTech.

  • Masters Qualification with specialization in Marketing / HR will be added advantage but is not mandatory.

  • Any professional Certifications like PMP (Project Management professional) and must be very good in MS office tools (excel / power point) and MS office

  • Exposure to estimation tools like IBM TM1 and techniques for IT projects will be good.


We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.

We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.


Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.


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