M&A IT Business Relationship Manager

at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

TITLE:  M&A IT Business Relationship Manager

DUTIES: Drive the delivery of innovative IT solutions to create maximum competitive advantage and exceed Business Development objectives in support of their deals including Acquisitions, Divestments, and Collaborations. Provide an in-depth understanding of business area strategy and domain knowledge of the end-to-end value chain from R&D through to commercialization along with deep relevant technical expertise to drive ‘Best in Class’ IT M&A and Alliance activity.  Establish strategic relationships with Business Development teams to build an in-depth understanding of priorities, gain early insight into changing needs to ensure the business realizes appropriate value from IT services, capabilities and innovations.  Develop and maintain IT performance metrics and proactively identify areas for improvement within a specific R&D domain. Develop and maintain the team portfolio, provide accurate forecasting, demand planning and reporting. Manage relationships with key stakeholders to capture business requirements and commitment to IT project and program objectives. Responsible for steering and stakeholder meetings, communication of status, issues, and risks. AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in IT, Computer Science or a related field plus eight (8) years of experience in the position offered, as a Compliance Lead, Consultant, Business Analyst, Programmer Analyst, or a related position. The employer will accept three (3) years of university level study plus two (2) years of experience to meet the Bachelor’s degree requirement. Any suitable combination of education, training or experience is acceptable. Must have five (5) years of experience in each of the following: Leading Integration and Collaboration projects for IT and the associated pharmaceutical IT leaders; Managing third party suppliers and working with external strategic partners; Pharmaceutical R&D lifecycle, with knowledge of regulatory, clinical, biometrics, quality assurance and drug portfolio processes; Working with R&D/GxP applications and platforms, including Veeva (Clinical suite), RAVE, SAS Grid, Entimo (entimICE), PLANIT, Trackwise, and Electronic Lab Notebooks; Working with associated Business Rules in handling various data types, including electronic trial master files, case request forms, drug master files, and SAS data sets; Leading data migration initiatives in support of company integrations/collaborations utilizing associated IT technologies, including cloud based AWS, Box, O365 and on-premise tools; Evaluating Requests for Proposal and utilizing vendor selection and management procedures; Managing medium- to large-size Portfolio Forecasts and monitoring resource, cost management, and vendor management using ServiceNow and SAP; Working with senior leadership and Finance Partners to create budget plans; Performing Business Analysis using Six Sigma DMAIC tools to define detailed requirements and build IT business cases; and Establishing IT frameworks and roadmaps that are compliant with regulations through process improvements leveraging Agile and/or SDLC methodology.

TRAVEL:  30% travel required to various and unanticipated AstraZeneca and external sites nationally and internationally.

Location: 1800 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 (AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP)

Hours: 40 hrs/week; Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

If offered employment, must have legal right to work in U.S. EOE.

APPLY: Please send resumes to: and reference “5287737”.  No calls please.  EOE.

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Job Posting: 992112

Posted On: Jun 23, 2022

Updated On: Aug 09, 2022