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IS Business Partner AstraZeneca

Location: Uccle, Brussels Capital, Belgium
Job reference: R-013639
Posted date: Sep. 12, 2017

Typical Accountabilities:

In addition to the general description of the parent profile role for this job function, the following summarize key result areas, specific accountabilities and / or tasks, etc. associated with this job title:

  • Be the liaison between IT and the business - Gather, document and define user requirements and functional needs from the business and translate these into workable and realistic IT solutions in line with IT global strategy;
  • Gather business data requests (market share data, sales data, sales activities data…) and create data models allowing for strategic analysis that will be helpful to guide the business in their decisions.
  • Provide range of support activities in relation to:
    • Identification and resolution of gaps between new and existing business processes and applications
    • Improvement of technology based solutions
    • Research on products, procedures, and/or workflow needs
  • Repair and enhance local IT solutions developed in .NET technology
  • Work collaboratively with the Digital Lead to ensure optimal digital support by creating workable interfaces between IT systems
  • Analyse global CRM initiatives to ensure adequate preparation and implementation at local level
  • Liaise with WESE (Western and Southern Europe) and CEE (Central Eastern Europe) to share new demands/concerns on CRM activities in order to improve local CRM processes and activities.
  • Work with Sales and Medical department to ensure the CRM tool works effectively for all aspects of the company processes
  • Identify further opportunities for improvement and simplification of IT solutions

Leadership and Functional Capabilities:

The following summarizes the capabilities (skills, knowledge, attitude) and competencies needed to be able to accomplish all job responsibilities for this specific job function:

  • Exemplify the AstraZeneca Values and behaviours (see annexe)
  • Project management skills (good planning and organisation skills)
  • Communication skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language and vice versa
  • Customer focus
  • Results Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Initiative and ability to take decisions

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor degree in IT/IS related field
  • Proven experience in IT development and project management
  • Proven understanding/experience in data modelling
  • Fluent in French, Dutch and English
  • Technical Skills:
    • .Net C#
    • Oracle DBA
    • Oracle PL/SQL
    • HTML, XML, JavaScript…


  • Experience of working within a quality and compliance environment and application of policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Knowledge of Microstrategies BI Tool
  • Technical Skills:
    • DevExpress