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Lead Consultant - Business Analyst

Ort Chennai, State of Tamil Nādu, Indien Anzeigen-ID R-197678 Veröffentlichungsdatum 19/06/2024

Job Title - Lead Consultant - Business Analyst

Career Level - E

Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.


It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.


The Business Analyst will drive the delivery of complex global business solutions to create maximum competitive advantage in line with the requirements of the IT capabilities but keeping in sight the desired business outcomes.

The role will combine their AZ internal knowledge, in-depth understanding of the supply chain and Logistics direction and IT expertise to drive the creation of strong robust solutions. Whilst guiding a team of analysts to adhere to strong standards supporting strong delivery goals.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build strong relationships with key customer groups and project stakeholders in your capability.

  • Responsible for developing robust solution designs based on a deep understanding of the short-term and long-term business direction, covering a range of technologies.

  • Lead high-level investigations on requirements specifications and feasibility studies, developing a range of options aligned to business and IT strategy.

  • Lead the business analysis for large scale global projects inc business impact assessments, identifying risks and issues that may affect current and future business units and roles, and create business requirements as well as other ADF related tasks.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for IT to deliver innovative technology solutions.

  • Present and gain commitment to IT initiatives, using specialist knowledge to gain commitment to established or new IT services.

  • Create and Maintain standards for Business Analysis within the capability and cascade those to wider team to ensure they are embedded.

  • System Ownership responsibility for supply chain enterprise systems.

Essential for the role

  • Strong understanding of SAP systems and processes within them (especially Supply Chain & Logistics Space).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong networking and team working skills.

  • Demonstrate strong relationship building skills with the ability to influence others to achieve objectives.

  • Good understanding of GXP processes.

  • Experience working on complex and large-scale Global Supply Chain Related Projects.

  • Strong business analysis skills, including communication, listening, analytical mindset, creativity, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to resolve issues of a highly complex and strategic nature.

  • Capability to maintain a high-level view of the project while being hands-on and detail-oriented when necessary.

  • Proactive self-starter with a strong focus on delivery.

  • Proven ability to relate and respond to business needs in an IT environment.

  • Ability to manage expectations and solutions across complex groups.

Desirable for the role

  • Ability to work well in and across diverse global teams.

  • Ability to partner and work in a matrix organisation.

  • Knowledge of the SAP Config and build processes.

  • S/4 and wider SAP application roadmap as it is relevant to your line of business and the ability to translate that roadmap in to the AZ strategic view.

  • High level awareness of developments in the Information Technology marketplace

  • Strong organizational and process design skills

  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to operate independently.

  • An understanding of the supply chains within AstraZeneca

  • Good knowledge of Agile and Design Thinking approaches.

  • Outcome-focused mindset, taking personal responsibility for delivering results while embracing change and utilizing a growth mindset to focus on client outcomes.


We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.

We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.


Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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