Global Supply Chain Intern

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Job Description: Global Supply Chain; Product Security Internship

What are we looking for?

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. We’re deeply committed to our strategy of being a great place to work. For us, that includes fostering an environment where everyone can be among inclusive, supportive individuals with curious minds.

A company that genuinely follows the science and values individuals at all levels, you’ll be backed and encouraged to speak up, ask questions, and share ideas to push the boundaries of science and continuously learn and explore.

Our purpose is bold and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and innovative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate entrepreneurial thinking and act with a sense of urgency. We are courageous, taking risks and learning from both success and failure. We are curious, creative, and open to new ideas and ways of working. Above all, we are passionate about science and driven to always put patients first. When you join us, you will be part of a great place to work; in an environment that energizes and empowers each of us to achieve our goal to develop and deliver medicines.

What can we offer you?

10- 12 week summer placement positions are available in the Global Supply Chain and Security department at our Macclesfield site in Cheshire.

Within the Supply Chain Product Security Team: As a Digital and Communications Champion. This role has an emphasis on using digital and communication tools in a Global team. The role will be based in our Macclesfield office and will involve working and collaboration with the Global team of circa 60 people. The individual will establish an understanding of what digital & dashboard ideas and opportunities there are across the team and create an action plan to support acceleration of these. Working in collaboration with subject matter experts and linking to IT and digital champions. They will also be required to identify and create a number of different communication methods including: presentations, online updates, and animations.

You'll gain transferable core skills and knowledge, in addition to gaining skills specific to the area of a pharmaceutical supply chain and essential business processes.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good team working skills
  • High organisation skills and confidence to work independently
  • Good communication skills across different media
  • Ability to apply a change approach to a collection of opportunities to ensure prioritisation and drive forward.
  • Computer literacy
  • The ability to learn
  • Self-motivation
  • Initiative

How to apply:

Applications will be open until 21/02/2024 in the first instance. Interviews will be held in May. The placements will take place over 10-12 weeks, from June 2024. A salary will be paid.

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 from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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