AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Biometrics Technology Associate in Warsaw, Poland

Function / Team / Location

  • Research & Development à Global Medicine Development à Biometrics & Information Sciences à Programming à B&I Technology Solutionsà Data & Visualisation Delivery

  • B&I drives good design to generate the data needed for quality decision making. The goal of B&I is to deliver value to the pipeline by excellence in delivery, improving decision making, and engaging and shaping the external environment whilst accessing and implementing innovative solutions

  • Programming is the department that oversees and delivers the programming aspects of clinical development, manages and maintains the end to end standards and manages and maintains the Analysis and Reporting production tools and the information infrastructure.

  • B&I Technology Solutions (BITS) is the function unit that leads design, programme management and delivery of Biometrics technology infrastructure, defines and delivers Programming’s Systems & Tools Project Portfolio, manages and maintains the Analysis and Reporting production tools and information infrastructure, and delivers project and study-level safety reporting across the late-stage drug project portfolio.

  • Data & Visualisation Delivery team is responsible for the visualisation systems & tools portfolio and initiatives.

Candidate Focus & Challenge

  • Data visualisation delivery across drug projects:

  • system administration;

  • data mapping;

  • visualisation quality assurance and quality control;

  • document management;

  • end user trainings.

  • Participate in the life cycle management of computerised systems/tools and business processes (development, implementation, compliance, maintenance, issue resolution, continuous improvement, decommissioning).

  • Knowledge Management: create and maintain articles, instructions, and trainings within the B&I Technology Solutions function.

  • Collect and maintain data for business-defined metrics.

  • Collaborate and Engage with customers & stakeholders across global and functional boundaries. Work in a dynamic multicultural environment.

  • Participate in activities associated with audits and regulatory inspections in conjunction with study teams, Global Compliance, and other stakeholders.

  • Suggest process improvement solutions by analysing current processes.

  • Deliver shared services across drug projects (e.g. administration and system support, document management).

  • Support the development of business cases for prioritization of project proposals for continuous improvement.

Candidate Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, IS, Management, Life Science or other health care related field.

  • Proven analytical skills, commitment to quality and standards.

  • Organizational and time management skills, excellent attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high-volume environment with shifting priorities, understanding how tasks combine into an efficient workflow.

  • Exposure to sharing knowledge/information as well as training curriculum development and delivery.

  • Team-working ability within a global team.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Computer proficiency.

Preferred Requirements

  • Programming experience or programming aptitude.

  • Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in the environment of clinical study delivery/clinical development processes.

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug development and clinical study processes and associated government regulations, ICH and GCP.

  • Exposure to metrics data collection and reporting.

  • Demonstrate the ability to proactively identify risks and issues as well as possible solutions.

Other

  • Excellent collaboration required – needs the energy to work across global & functional boundaries. Needs to work with Third Party Suppliers / External Consultants.

  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution, risk assessment and mitigation.

  • Diligence – attention to detail, quality focus and ability to manage a programme of concurrent activities.

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.