Project Director

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Professional engineer. Directs a large single engineering function or the entire engineering operations within a single country. Will provide strategic direction and be a recognised expert/authority in one or more areas. Would be expected to mentor employees across the business and in geographically large areas. Would be expected to engage at a Senior Level in the business to provide technical direction in recognised area of expertise. br Typical Accountabilities br * Develops AstraZeneca wide engineering approaches and strategy br * Accountable for planning, budgeting, solution development, supplier liaison and contract management etc br * Provides advice to executive and senior management team members, advising on proposed engineering requirements and assistance with planning and providing recommendations to support business objectives br * Ensures that systems and specialist expertise are available, cost effectively, to support the Company's global activities. br * Owns global processes and ensures processes are locally implemented. Sponsor and owner for global networks within the specialist area. br * Provides functional governance on Engineering matters br * Accountable for communicating and enabling change within Engineering br * Identifies key suppliers, defines service requirements and manages contract negotiation and oversees ongoing maintenance of contracts for the delivery of core engineering services