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Global SAP Compliance Lead
Verenigd Koninkrijk
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Information Technology
Risk & Compliance
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Global SAP Compliance Lead

About Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.
Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society.
Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.
Our global vision for Patient Centricity is to support the development of innovative health solutions through a deep understanding of the patient experience. At Astellas, Patient Centricity isn’t a buzzword - it’s a guiding principle for action. We believe all staff have a role to play in creating a patient-centric culture and integrating an awareness of the patient into our everyday working practices, regardless of our role, team or division.
Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.
We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.
Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About This Job:

This role is actively involved in ensuring that SAP Systems implemented and managed by Astellas IS comply with regulations (GxP, JSOX, Data Protection etc.), Astellas Policies and Standards.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a global SAP Compliance team and provide compliance leadership to project and change teams implementing and maintaining SAP systems. This includes overseeing interim R&C resources who review and approve SLC deliverables
  • Support the development, maintenance, training and usage of the global IS Quality Framework processes and materials to support quality and compliance
  • This role is actively involved in ensuring that SAP Systems implemented and managed by Astellas IS comply with regulations (GxP, JSOX, Data Protection etc.), Astellas Policies and Standards
  • This role will be a crucial milestone for your career in the ever-growing field of global compliance and complex information systems environment

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Strong SLC / Validation / Compliance background with good GAMP experience especially with SAP ECC, S/4 Hana
  • Exceptional attention to details and ability to consistently produce high quality and accurate work
  • Experience in managing vendor resources
  • Candidate needs to have a valid work permit for UK


  • BSc. in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of IS Security, SOX / JSOX and Data Privacy regulations

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.