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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Digital Business Partner in Boston, Massachusetts

Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the chance to change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.

*This position will be based in Boston, MA, and will require up to 15% to Alexion sites.

Position Summary

The Digital Engagement & Delivery team is growing and looking to hire a Digital Business Partner to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience delivering digital capabilities -including web, email, and social channels along with marketing automation, and projects across integrated digital channels. S/He should be experienced in managing the business partnering and service delivery of multiple digital projects/initiatives across intersecting timelines. In alignment with the strategic business goals this individual will enable future growth of the company by helping to implement and institute digital capabilities in support of the Alexion business globally. He/she is responsible for technical delivery of projects and ongoing operations, driving process and technology globally.

The individual must be an exceptionally strong collaborator, who will work to become a trusted partner to business and IT colleagues by providing strategic thinking with tactical execution. The digital business partner will work with Alexion business functional teams, service delivery, project manager, and technical organization as a primary point of contact to align internal client needs, requirements, and expectations with technical delivery of the solutions.

Responsibilities Will Include

  • Act as the digital lead across projects from design to delivery

  • Educate technical team and business on digital capabilities: delivery of websites and integrated digital marketing, educational patient, and health care provider journeys; as well as specific digital initiatives

  • Collaborate with Business and IT organizations to execute on strategy and deliver business solutions

  • Manage the delivery of digital projects including enablement of new capabilities

  • Partner across the IT digital team to identify and pilot digital integrations to help grow the digital factory

  • Lead the authoring of technical and functional documentation such as requirements specifications, other system lifecycle deliverables

  • Establish collaborative relationships within Alexion Technology Services team to ensure the seamless delivery of new technologies and maintain an ongoing support model

  • Vendor Management - drive team to understand and evaluate the existing and potential items in the portfolio of work to align with business priorities and drive the execution of IT projects in collaboration with suppliers, business partners, team, and management

    Key Qualifications

  • Experience managing digital business partnering across business functions

  • Experience with DevOps capabilities and process

  • Experience with CMS systems

  • Experience designing and delivering digital assets (websites, databases, mobile apps, social add-ons, marketing automation connectivity) to support corporate, marketing, and commercial plans

  • Experience in delivering and operationalizing global digital technologies – Solutions and products- (mobile, web, custom applications)

  • Experience in project management, development and support of complex projects and solutions

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplined, multi-functional matrix organization

  • Experience working in Biotech or Pharmaceutical preferred but not required

  • Experience influencing and negotiating successful outcomes in both technical and business arenas

  • Demonstrate grit, clever problem-solving, honesty, team-based ambition, strong attention to detail, high character, and logical decision making

  • 5+ years of relevant business experience with exposure to digital operations

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in MIS, Marketing, or other related discipline


Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at:

Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion provides reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin an interactive dialogue with Alexion regarding an accommodation, please contact Alexion participates in E-Verify.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more.

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