Associate Agile Business Analyst



Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Job Title - Associate Agile Business Analyst

Career Level - D2

Are you ready to leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives? We are AstraZeneca, a purpose-led global organisation. As an IT Agile Associate Business Analyst, you will be part of our ETS Project Capabilities Delivery Team, a global team that delivers key strategic programmes, technology refresh and innovative digital solutions. Your role will be pivotal in guiding improvements in business processes, assisting with the integration of technological solutions, and ensuring that the needs of the business are met through IT systems.

Your role will involve requirement gathering, systems analysis and design, project management, quality assurance, change management, user training and support, data analysis and reporting, and communication. You will serve as a key liaison between technical teams and business stakeholders, translating complex concepts to non-technical team members.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as an IT Business Analyst or similar role.

  • Strong understanding of business processes and how they can be implemented into IT systems.

  • Technical skills in system design and analysis, familiarity with programming languages, databases, and software development lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Proficiency in documenting requirements, specifications, and user manuals.

  • Analytical mindset with problem-solving abilities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry and its regulations is beneficial.

  • Experience of performing a Business Analyst role across multiple different types of projects

  • Agile and Scrum Master skills across multiple different types of projects

  • Ability to analyse, challenge, negotiate and influence

  • Organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise work

  • Innovative thinking, open-mindedness and prepared to work on different approaches depending on the complexity, level of risk, known assumptions, constraints and dependencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good business acumen with sensitivity to environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to operate in a sophisticated, fast moving and ambiguous environment

  • Experience handling and delivering around multiple conflicting priorities

  • Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams in a multi-time zone environment

  • Ability to intuitively identify and fill gaps of different role types

  • Strong networking and team working skills

  • Excellent time management and planning skills


  • IIBA CBAP, IIBA CCBA, or PMI-PBA certifications or similar

  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies, such as Agile, Scrum, or Waterfall.

  • Knowledge of data privacy laws and compliance standards relevant to the pharmaceutical industry, such as GDPR or HIPAA.

  • Experience with BI tools, data analytics, and reporting.

  • Experience of working with internal and third party suppliers

  • Experience leading teams and activities

  • Lean & Six Sigma Skills

  • 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?
Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and speed to deliver exponential growth. Our work has a direct impact on patients. transforming our ability to develop life-changing medicines. We empower the business to perform at its peak and lead a new way of working, combining cutting-edge science with leading digital technology platforms and data. All with a passion to impact lives through data, analytics, AI, machine learning and more.

Are you ready to disrupt an industry and change lives? Apply now to be part of a team that has the backing to innovate, disrupt an industry, and change lives.

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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.