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S4Hana IT Product Manager

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27 Jun 2024

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IT Product Manager - Projects, General Accounting and Finance Clinical SupplyThe S/4HANA - IT Product Manager owns the technical solution design for the Projects, General Accounting and Finance Clinical Supply capability or part of a cross-functional component.
The role is a key position on the Axial Programme IT design team, taking a central role in defining the global design template for AstraZeneca in line with our ambition of Fit to Standard using SAP best practice as far as possible. You will be a member of a wider Axial IT Design Team that will lead in defining the IT solution that will support our global standardised business processes. The IT Product Manager will be specifically aligned to capabilities associated with the Record to Report (R2R) Enterprise Process Owner (EPO) domains or, in some cases, a cross-domain capability.

During the global process design phase, you will own the solution design for the Projects, General Accounting and Finance Clinical Supply domain and act as the central point for defining the integrated solution for your capability, ensuring integration between business process definition, SAP solution definition and SAP data objects definition.
Typical Accountabilities

  • Lead the IT solution that underpins the global standard process design for Treasury capability / lead area including any integrations.
  • Work closely with the business process teams in the process design to ensure alignment with S/4HANA best practice and SAP standard functionality.
  • Able to represent the Treasury process domain in senior internal and external forums as required and support setting the strategic direction contributing any solution/technology opportunities.
  • Support the data team to ensure successful definition / migration / creation of data objects that support the AZ global design across the application landscape.
  • Ensure effective prioritisation of activities in line with the overall deployment strategy and project imperatives in alignment with Business Technology Group portfolios and BAU services.
  • Accountable for the alignment of existing and new AZ IT projects (i.e., those outside the Axial programme) with the overall solution design in the Treasury domain/capability area within the Axial programme
  • Work with the AZ Architecture teams to ensure that the solution and data design align with the strategic view for IT applications.
  • Ensure the latest industry and SAP functionalities are proactively considered within Treasury capability and the wider program, actively supporting the IT enterprise business partner in the R2R domain.
  • Work in partnership with programme partners to document and test the solution design in accordance with AZ compliance standards.
  • Report on status of activity to plan and manage RAID items in your area, rolling up to the Enterprise domain.
  • Champion the design for Treasury capability through the appropriate governance forums
  • Represent IT as an SME and leader at respective program and business data forums


  • Strong understanding of business processes in the General Accounting domain, including Project Accounting, Asset Accounting and Clinical Supply, ideally in a Life Sciences environment
  • In depth knowledge of SAP S/4 landscape and associated BTP (Business Tech Platforms) solutions, especially in Accounting & Finance Module
  • Recognised SME in SAP and associated technologies and functionalities with a proven track record of delivering complex designs for a large business transformation project.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver IT change across multiple locations globally and/or Business Functions including ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language.
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills with Business and IT areas with a demonstrated capability to influence key partner groups.
  • Strong team player able to work across the program team and communicate in business and IT terms.


  • Certification in Accounting and Finance with SAP S/4HANA
  • Experience with SAP Intelligent Clinical Supply Management (ICMS)
  • Worked in a hybrid environment with a mix of internal and external resources in multiple geographical locations.

S/4HANA implementations for complex global organisations from Design to completion of Deployment
Why AstraZeneca?At AstraZeneca, we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We're on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.
"When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicine. 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."
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
So, what's next?Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you!

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