AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Project Coordinator US or UK in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Project Coordinator US or UK based

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to discover, develop, manufacture and market prescription medicines that make a positive impact on the lives of patients as well as their families and communities. At AstraZeneca Oncology, our vision is redefining cancer, redefining our solutions to cancer and restoring patients' lives. Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to patient health through great medicines that bring benefit for patients and add value for society.

In addition to our passion for the discovery of innovative new medicines, we understand the importance of flexibility in our work-life environment and we offer a wide variety of benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources they need to pursue not only their work goals but also their life goals. We are dedicated to building strong research teams that embrace the diversity of talents of team members and allow the larger group to grow and learn together to accomplish our collective goal to improve human health.

Job Description:

As a Project Coordinator you will co-ordinate administration of collaborations and external projects, supporting collaboration and licensing groups. You will also manage group SharePoint sites and ensure reporting documentation is updated. You will also be responsible for escalates deadlines and outstanding actions to iStrategy Lead.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborations and agreements support

  • Monitor/Manage the IMED Agreement Request Portal and route requests to the appropriate team

  • Manages the collaboration agreement process which includes obtaining legal team(s) decision, tracking contracting statuses and notifying project team(s), and initiating compound dispatches to external collaborators with the Chemistry Leads

  • Facilitate accurate collaboration reporting by tagging requests with metadata and initiating manuscript reviews through the Publication Sign Off process

  • Monitor/Manage compound supplies for the Oncology Compound Toolbox

  • Organize Science Days, the Asia Pacific meeting, and additional external/internal External Sciences-led meetings

Licensing group support

  • Assist triage lead as needed to ensure AZ is seen as partner of choice, including monitoring status of actions and progressing these to completion.

  • Assist with ECHO updates to ensure that key documentation and exchanges with external partner are captured. This includes updating status of projects in ECHO as they move forward, or are rejected upon further review, or put on hold.

  • Assist head of search and evaluation with management and tracking of external portfolio of opportunities for those progressing beyond initial triage. This will include tracking resource allocation, priority, strategic area focus, milestones, basic metrics, MTAs, and CDA status.

  • Assist with tracking and managing MTA studies which support Go/No Go decisions for deals

  • Assist with coordination of more complex meetings with external parties to ensure AZ is seen as partner of choice

  • Organize biweekly update meetings between Licensing and SP&A groups

  • Generate quarterly reports summarizing performance metrics

Strategy support

  • Manage and update SharePoint site

  • Represent the Strategy team on the IMED Oncology Editorial team by collating key messages and postcards for the monthly business report

  • Organize monthly Strategy team meetings and maintain a forward-looking agenda

Core Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow processes

  • Written and spoken communications in business & science

  • Specialist knowledge in relation to administrative/business support activities in the relevant area

  • Competent in the use of relevant office equipment and systems

  • Collaboration skills and tools

  • Can create and maintain systems for efficiency for both self and others

  • Customer Service Skills

  • BSc in Science

  • Relevant vocational qualifications or equivalent experience

  • Team management skills

  • Comfortable communicating in both business and science

  • Comfortable reading scientific literature and study plans

Next Steps – Apply today!

  • AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

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  • 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. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.