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  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chennai


Job Summary

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines. Our purpose as a company is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines and greater efficiency & innovation in healthcare.

As science moves forward, technology has to keep pace. AstraZeneca IT started a major global transformation program to create a world class IT organization, including radically reinventing the current IT operating model and organization design; supplier ecosystem optimization and insourcing; establishment of a network of global Technology Centers; significant Infrastructure and Technology transformation; cultural change and risk management.

A key part of this transformation program has been recently achieving the industry’s fastest deployment of Veeva’s mobile customer relationship management platform to 30,000+ users in 80+ countries to improve salesforce productivity and effectiveness.

We are now looking for a Veeva MyInsights Engineer  to further exploit Veeva and Salesforce platforms to

amplify medical representative impact and field force productivity and drive organizational effectiveness and simplification.

The Veeva COE MyInsights Technical Lead will be part of Astrazeneca’s Solution Delivery Center Application Development team, based out of our state-of-the-art IT facility in Chennai.

The Veeva COE MyInsights Technical Lead will be responsible for delivering enhancements and projects on the Veeva MyInsights platform, carrying out assessments/analysis, proposing designs and implementing solutions for various market requirements, through a combination of internal and external resources. This role will also be responsible for providing technical leadership to the Veeva COE MyInsights AD team in Chennai, i.e. coaching and mentoring Application Engineers in support of AstraZeneca’s IT insourcing strategy.

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

The Veeva MyInsights Technical Lead will have the following primary responsibilities:

Serve as an internal consultant and SFDC/Veeva expert for IT and business partners across all business areas (Commercial, Medical, R&D)
Lead build, test, and deploy activities of key Veeva platform initiatives, include capacity management, project management and stakeholder engagement
Perform analysis for proposing solution/technical design for various market requirements
Help refine business requirements, set priorities, manage expectations, resolve issues, and work with the other members of the technical team to deliver innovative solutions.
Create project deliverables and standards (e.g., including process standards)
Provide Technical Leadership to Veeva COE MyInsights AD team in support of AstraZeneca’s IT insourcing strategy, , mentoring and coaching to improve performance and ensure best practices are applied across deliverables
Essential Skills and experience

Minimum 3 years with direct hands-on experience working on UX Design in a technical role
Good functional understanding of CRM capabilities
Experience building responsive templates and design patterns
A good understanding of UX/UI concepts and design patterns.
In-depth knowledge of MyInsights and its associated technologies (Adobe photoshop, Fireworks or Axure, HTML5, CSS/CSS3/SASS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, JQuery and AJAX
Hands-on experience with REACT.JS, Node.js and Object-Oriented JavaScript frameworks
A broad understanding of the SFDC ecosystem and technical architectures
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work within both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies

Experience directing the work of a small team of developers

About the company

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that spans the discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and worldwide commercialisation of primary care and speciality care medicines.

We believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities. We build on our own capabilities by collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions and partnering with like-minded science-led companies.

Through leading in science, we are confident that we can transform the lives of people around the world and deliver value to our shareholders.

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