Associate Strategic Project Manager



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Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Job Title: Associate Strategic Project Manager

Introduction to role:
Are you ready to drive and support projects from initiation implementation within agreed constraints of time, budget, and quality? As an Associate Strategic Project Manager (ASPM), you will have the responsibility for the project team and AZ-only budget (non-alliance). You will shape solutions, ensure that business requirements are effectively captured, and have a good knowledge of different supplier solutions that could support projects. You will also be responsible for risk management, benefits & value management, and as appropriate resolves or raises identified risks and issues.

As an ASPM, you will drive and facilitate planning, coordination, and completion of diverse projects and activities within the assigned SPM team. You will manage the timelines for business planning cycles, specifically integrated Medical Affairs Plan. You will also support Franchise Head and Finance Business Planning Lead with budget management and partner with commercial business partners for franchise level coordination pertaining to AZ-only brand budgets (non-alliance brands). You will provide operational leadership support to the Medical Affairs Franchise team in the successful delivery of assigned projects within the Franchise and in collaboration with cross-functional teams across the Oncology Business Unit.

Essential Skills/Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree (B.S. or B.A.)
- 0-2 years of work experience required
- Previous Project Management experience working in a matrix organization

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Medical Affairs and/or Oncology experience is a plus.
- MBA or advanced degree in Business/Finance
- Experience with Six Sigma or Agile Project Management

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we spark 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 change the practice of medicine and improve the patient experience by generating and communicating compelling medical evidence. We translate the wealth of medical and scientific expertise to ensure the data we produce helps physicians to better treat patients at every point in the journey. We are proud to work on the ground breaking with one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the business. Help to advance our pipeline by applying scientific expertise and accelerating our pathway to finding a cure.

Ready to make an impact? Apply now!

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