Data Science Training Advisor at AstraZeneca

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Are you ready to embrace new and varied opportunities to develop and learn at AstraZeneca? Join us as a Data Science Training Advisor in our Biopharmaceuticals R&D team. In this role, you will provide specialist administrative support to the organisation of virtual instructor-led courses, and community events, offered by the R&D Data Science Skills & Partnerships (S&P) team. You will be responsible for all administrative aspects including course/event scheduling, registration, course/event set up, trainers and attendees management, course materials collation, feedback collection and reporting of training statistics through dedicated dashboards. 



As the Data Science Training Advisor, your role will involve assisting in the organisation of virtual instructor led courses and community events. You will manage event scheduling, registration (via Cornerstone), set up (via MSTeams) and all related communications with attendees, trainers and speakers, pre- and post-event, maintaining relevant up-to-date email templates, policies and other information. You will also collect metrics, including post course surveys, and produce reports from Excel spreadsheets and dedicated PowerBI dashboards. Additionally, you will maintain the catalogue of S&P’s offering on SharePoint and maintain efficient administrative protocols while making suggestions for improvements. 


Essential Skills/Experience: 

  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency across a broad range of administrative processes, procedures, and systems. 
  • Ability to organise and manage events with minimal supervision 
  • Collaborative approach to tasks, and ability to work as part of a team  
  • Ability to autonomously anticipate issues and clashes through a proactive management calendar  
  • Some project management skills to effectively manage events/small projects 
  • Ability to manage time and multiple responsibilities efficiently and with minimal supervision  
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office suite 
  • Advanced level of English for communicating and coordinating on a daily basis. 


Desirable Skills/Experience: 

  • Working knowledge of PowerBI 


When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire 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 unique and ambitious world. 


Why AstraZeneca? 

Join the team unlocking the power of what science can do. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world's most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world. We are committed to making a difference. We have built our business around our passion for science. Now we are fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs. 


Ready to make an impact? Apply now! 


Job location: Barcelona

Type of job: Full time

Job Reference: R-199412

Date Posted: 10-may-2024

Closing Date: 30-may-2024

Additional Information: 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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