AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. AstraZeneca is one of only a handful of pure-play biopharmaceutical companies to span the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialization of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives.
Our primary focus is on three key areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease (CVMD); Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA). We are also active in the Infection, Neuroscience and Gastrointestinal (ING) disease areas.
At AstraZeneca, science is at the core of everything we do. But more than that, science is who we are. Our research sites are collaborative, innovative and dynamic environments that allow our scientists to keep pushing the boundaries. We work alongside scientists at leading institutions to better understand disease, identify potential new drugs and accelerate drug development. We are also pioneers in creating a more open research environment.
One of the pillars enabling our science is our scientific computing capability to solve ever-changing and complex data and computing problems. Leading edge advances in science are driving storage & computational needs. Partnerships and external collaborations are demanding more effective ways to share data & analytical tools. To bolster our innovation-driven science we are now investing in the next generation scientific computing environment for science research across the globe.
AstraZeneca is currently looking for a workday functional analyst to join our Science and Enabling Units IT Service Team. This role requires someone self-motivated, and has a passion for Human Resources and IT altogether. We’ll rely on you to bring your technical and functional acumen to help the team continue to deliver world class service for our employees - Typically, a member of a service team, may have individual responsibility to collaborate with defined groups within HR, Finance and other IT Teams and may be a business point of contact.
Functional Analyst that will be responsible for making configuration changes in workday as per Business requirement.
Coordinate with internal and external HR subject matter experts to define requirements and determine recommended solutions to gain approval and execute on project/Data change deliverables.
Transfer knowledge of system deployment and functionality to business users via formal and informal training sessions
Pro-actively seeks and identifies continuous improvement opportunities and participates in new release feature and functionality reviews to provide ongoing technical guidance and support.
Works to streamline complex business challenges into simple, elegant technology solutions
Support release management, reviewing release summary and identifying enhancements relevant to the system and impacts to downstream systems.
Manage relationships with HR stakeholders to proactively identify and address issues and provide timely support.
Develops hypotheses to explain why usability, process, functional and data issues have occurred or are likely to occur.
Individuals in this role will be experienced in analysis, software engineering, configuration, testing, or any other IT Applications Engineering discipline.
We are looking for someone who hasExperience with modules of workday
Ability to influence and motivate other team members and stakeholders through strong dialogue, facilitation and persuasiveness.
Preferred HCM Fundamentals, Workday Core Concepts
Custom Fields: Configuration & Administration
Configurable Security Fundamentals
Business Process Fundamentals
Hands-on experience with data analysis, data manipulation, and conversions
Ability to envision, model and perform system configuration of complex data flows and workflows
Fluent in English (written/verbal).
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.