Human Resources – Higher Apprenticeship

Vacancy Details

  • Astrazeneca

  • Cambridge

Apprenticeship, HR and Recruitment
Contract Status:
2 years Fixed Term Contract

Job Overview

About AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person!

Where you start with us doesn’t determine the course of your career. So many of our people develop themselves beyond their wildest imaginations, both in terms of their roles and the countries they’ve worked in.

AstraZeneca’s apprenticeship scheme offers you an opportunity to learn within a multi-national company gaining useable skills whilst collaborating alongside industry specialists and professionals.

Working within Human Resources, you may not feel you’re at the frontline of research, but your role in changing patients’ lives is so important. Our mission is results-oriented, and it takes the skills of the whole team to really deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first!

Are you driven and self-motivated, with a passion for People and seeking a career within Human Resources?

At AstraZeneca, we enjoy working at pace in an innovative environment and so it’s key that you are technology savvy, eager to learn and able to learn quickly. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your cultural awareness and will have access to senior leaders within the function collaborating with the Global Directors from the TAq Centre of Expertise.

Whatever your background you’ll be receptive to feedback and eager to develop, and we will give you support training and the opportunity to experience a range of projects and responsibilities where you can demonstrate this. Rotations could include working in the following areas;

  • Employer branding and Social Media
  • Recruitment Systems and Processes
  • Innovation and technology
  • Projects
  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Sustainability and contribution to society
  • Training and Development

In addition to learning on the job, we will support your development with formal training, and you will be able to gain an externally recognised Human Resources qualification. with Babington Business School.

Entry requirements

  • Will possess a minimum of 5 GCSEs, Grades 9-4, including Maths and English, plus to have achieved or predicted to achieve a minimum of 2 A levels (or equivalent) at grade C or above (64 UCAS points).

This is a 2-year Fixed Term Contract opportunity based in Cambridge offering £15,000 starting base salary + 11% benefits fund + bonus.

Opening date of advert: 4th January 2021

Closing date of advert: 19th March 2021

Should you require any reasonable adjustments or accommodations, please let us know on your application.

Please note the virtual assessment day for these positions will take place on Wednesday 28th April 2020.

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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.