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Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland
Job reference: R-047476
Posted date: Apr. 17, 2019

Clinical Operations within Global Medicines Development (GMD) is accountable for the delivery of clinical studies.

Enablement drives the delivery of Business Process Excellence and Technology for the GMD Clinical Operations organisation, owning and providing industry leading process, technology and services on behalf of Clinical Operations and its internal and external Partnerships.

The Enablement Associate is a member of the Clinical Operations Enablement Team, and is actively supporting Clinical Operations by ensuring the population and availability of complete, high quality data from Clinical Operations processes and systems. Deliver Clinical Operations processes and systems trainings and participate in the coordination of the life cycle management of processes and systems/tools including associated documentation (procedural, system). Deliver global centralized services across drug projects and/or other activities that enable delivery of Clinical Development programs to time, cost, and quality across all delivery models.

Individuals in this job may be assigned one or more roles relating to the development and maintenance of Enablement processes, systems and services owned by GMD Clinical Operations.

All Enablement Associate will participate in improvement projects as needed, and will contribute to functional and regional initiatives.

Typical Accountabilities

As the member of a specific activity team EA:

  • Delivers Enablement services across drug projects
  • Sets up and maintains systems/tools and data associated with Clinical Operations enabling services in partnership with Study Teams and external partners to appropriate standards, completeness, quality and consistency
  • Supports life cycle management and business continuity for Clinical Operations processes, systems/tools, standards, procedural documentation and training materials,
  • Provides support to user communities including: conducting relevant process/system/tool trainings; facilitating knowledge sharing; establishing of best practice; ensuring communication within Clinical Operations; Performing validation and testing of processes and systems
  • Performs analyses of Clinical Operations processes and tools to define business usage and identify opportunities to improve efficiency/effectiveness of systems/methods/processes; Support in User Requirement Specifications and User Acceptance Tests
  • Contributes to business cases for continuous improvement project
  • Participates in change initiatives relating to Clinical Operations.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree or other equal education that supports Skills and Capabilities of the position and ensures successful conduct of accountabilities/responsibilities and appropriate interactions with internal/external customers
  • Proven organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to multitasking, time management and have task oriented performance
  • Previous administrative training/experience
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Strong communication skills


  • University degree in biological science or health care related field
  • A good understanding of the clinical study process
  • Programming experience or programming aptitude
  • Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in the environment of clinical study delivery/clinical development processes
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug development and clinical study processes and associated government regulations, ICH GCP.
  • Shown willingness and ability to train others on study support processes and procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to proactively identify risks and issues as well as possible solutions
  • GxP trained

Additional information for external candidates:

Please note, that as one of the recruitment process stages, you might be asked to participate in Assessment Center on April 18th. Further details will be provided during the recruitment process.

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. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

Enablement Associate
Clinical Development

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