Change Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Role: Change Manager (x2 Roles Available)

Role Type: Temporary – 11 Months

Location: Central Cambridge, Hybrid Role - 3-4 days on site per month/Once per week

Your New Company

Achieving AstraZeneca’s 2030 Bold Ambition to deliver 20 new medicines each year requires transformational change in how we work across our submissions process.

The unprecedented expansion of our portfolio and the rapidly changing business environment, requires sustainable, rapid and digitally enabled processes to deliver and support our 2030 Bold Ambition.

Your New Role

You will report into the Change Lead for the Programme and be able to design and implement impactful change strategies to deliver sustainable change.

  • Provide change management support for major change initiative workstream(s).
  • Partner with workstream leaders and project managers to ensure successful and sustainable delivery of all aspect of the initiative.
  • Perform change impact assessments to identify key risks and resistance to successful implementation.
  • Develop and deliver on comprehensive partner engagement, communications, and training plans to address challenges and ensure project success.
  • Oversee the production of end-user facing Workstream Change Journeys / Persona analysis to support the understanding of the role impacts
  • Create plans for assessing Business Readiness of proposed workstream changes and the measuring of adoption and success of change.
  • May lead work with external service providers where applicable.
  • Support the programme and change leadership in the planning and activities related to Stakeholder Management & Engagement
  • Ensure alignment of change impact with organizational KPIs and metrics

Essential Criteria

  • Implementation experience within Pharmaceutical/R&D Sampling, or equivalent/similarly regulated industry
  • Expertise in change management, with a consistent record of delivering successful change projects.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and relationship building skills with the ability to influence others both upward and downward to achieve objectives.
  • Strong networking/consulting skills with good internal/external links
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language and in alignment with AZ business.

Desirable Criteria

  • Formal qualifications in change management, project management, and/or process improvement methodologies
  • Experience of working in a global organisation with complex/geographical context
  • Pharmaceutical R&D experience


It's an exciting time to join AstraZeneca, a global business that's rapidly growing - there's a lot happening and even more to come. And we are a valued part of this journey. Respected partners across the business, we provide the platform that's going to power us to achieve more.

So, what's next?

Are you ready to bring new insights and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it's yours. Please apply with a copy of your CV.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team regardless of their characteristics. We align with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
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