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Senior Manager, Account Management - R&D

Ort Barcarena, Lissabon, Portugal Anzeigen-ID R-194126 Veröffentlichungsdatum 15/07/2024

Job Title: Senior Manager, Account Management - R&D

Location: Lisbon 

Introduction to Role:

Join our innovative team at Global Business Services (GBS) where we strive to provide excellent shared services to enable AstraZeneca to grow and change at speed. As a Senior Account Manager, you will play a pivotal role in conceptualizing, scoping, and selling enterprise-wide, large-scale, end-to-end process optimization initiatives to our dedicated customer groups. This hands-on role offers the chance to create a greater impact with the power of technology in an organization striving to be at the forefront of the convergence of science, data, and technology.


As a Senior Account Manager, you will build and maintain balanced relationships with senior business stakeholders and capability leaders. You will collaborate with business unit leaders to uncover high-potential process optimization opportunities. You will also establish and lead a delivery Pod aligned to respective business units, ensuring that Account Management is operating at an elevated level of impact. Your role will involve crafting and synthesizing new E2E process optimization opportunities and handling senior stakeholder expectations against agreed business outcomes and delivery roadmap.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Proven professional services and consultative sales experience

  • Strong business acumen combined with the ability to establish positive relationships with senior business stakeholders

  • Proven Account Management experience in defining Account strategy, stakeholder engagement, relationship management, and business planning

  • A proven track record of delivering end-to-end process optimisation initiatives across a large-scale global business

  • Understanding of R&D/Operations biopharmaceutical processes

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working within a fast-paced Global Business Services environment

  • Familiarity with the biopharmaceuticals industry

  • Active engagement in technology industry trends supporting process improvement

  • Experience working with Agile delivery methodology

  • Experience of working globally with multi-cultural awareness and cultural adaptability

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to encourage life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That's why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we're not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our outstanding and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we are more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. We are dedicated to being a Great Place to Work where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. We are committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development for all. Our workforce reflects the patients we serve – diversity is embedded in everything we do. We are entrepreneurs and innovators who speak up and break new ground. Our bold spirit drives us to spot opportunities, make important decisions, and take smart risks.

Are you ready to make a powerful difference – to patients, society, and our company? Join our fast-growing multinational and become part of our exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare. Apply now!

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