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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Professional engineer. Leads the project delivery process for very large engineering projects or multiple projects within a project programme in multiple countries. Provides strategic direction and ensures that project teams adopt quality and compliance standards, policies and procedures. Recognised expert in one or more areas. The role is accountable for programme budgets and leads teams which support the delivery of programmes. br Typical Accountabilities br * Sets strategic direction for very large projects or programmes managed and provides an engineering perspective in broader AstraZeneca strategic planning activity br * Leads single global project/programme upto $200M or portfolio of global projects upto $400M; core project team of upto 20 staff; on-site workforce of upto 1,000 persons br * Leads and provides the senior corporate expertise for area of responsibility br * Helps define the AstraZeneca Group's agenda in a specific area of specialization br * Defines standards and metrics to monitor and review performance in area of responsibility and makes appropriate interventions br * Ensures that systems and specialist expertise is available, cost effectively, to support the Company's global activities br * Provides functional governance for area of responsibility in AstraZeneca br * Represents AstraZeneca publicly in matters pertaining to area of responsibility and proactively influences stakeholders regarding the company's reputation in that area br * Acts as process owner for processes in area of responsibility and ensures that global processes are locally implemented br * Acts as sponsor and owner for global networks within the specialist area br br