Are you ready to make a bigger impact? We have an exciting role as a Senior Environmental Specialist – Data and Reporting in the Environmental Protection Team within our Global Sustainability function. You will play a pivotal role in providing expert support, business engagement and mentorship to our global sustainability function and the wider business to ensure delivery against our industry-leading sustainability strategy including Ambition Zero Carbon. This role will be responsible for managing environmental reporting, including the application of internal and external reporting requirements. This role will provide advice to streamline and improve data reporting processing whilst maintaining a robust approach to data management.



As a Senior Environmental Specialist, you will act as a data and reporting subject matter expert (SME) by maintaining an in depth understanding and foresight of environmental sustainability data including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy, waste and water data. You will actively collaborate with sustainability SMEs across Global Sustainability, engaging and understanding the needs of specialised programmes, and advancing changes in reported data and performance. You will lead the Environmental Protection Team input to key external indices such as CDP (Climate, Water, Forest) and CSA to help maintain AstraZeneca’s ambition to lead in sustainability.

You will lead external reporting, providing data for the Sustainability Report, Annual Report, and relevant ESG ratings and support the external verification and assurance of our environmental data. You will manage internal environmental data collection and reporting dashboards and run analytics for internal decision making. You will also partner with system owners and other data specialists to lead reporting software changes, and improvements.


Essential Skills/Experience:

– A degree or equivalent experience in an environmental science, sustainability or an engineering field or equivalent.

– Experience managing and facilitating environmental data reporting within a large organization.

– Experience working with environmental metrics and disclosures through frameworks such as the GHG Protocol, GRI, CSA and CDP

– Experience of third-party data assurance in a corporate reporting setting.

– Expert knowledge of GHG accounting practices.

– Natural communicator with experience of interacting with a wide range of collaborators, across different organizational cultures and with external collaborators.

– Experience using data visualization applications such as PowerBI.

– Demonstrates high attention to detail and ability to handle large amounts of technical information and assessing data for quality, trends, and performance.

– Fluent English speaking and writing.


Desirable Skills/Experience:

– Experience of managing senior collaborators across a multinational business.

– Knowledge and understanding of emerging environmental reporting regulations.

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 us at an exciting time of growth through innovation for AstraZeneca. Shape this journey by reimagining the way we work, at every turn we’re innovating and taking intelligent risks. We do this to steer the enterprise, powering every function to run faster, more efficiently, and achieve more. Every single person plays a part in our story. Speak up, take the initiative and make it yours. As key contributors to our evolution, we’re comfortable stepping up whether it’s guiding our tech and digital journey or harnessing exciting technologies. This is the place to inspire change, to challenge the norm, take ownership, make quick decisions, and run with them. A global community, our strength is in our strong network, a two-way exchange of sharing and learning that enhances our ability to make an impact.