Associate Medical Director - Immuno Oncology Lung
Do you have expertise in and passion for Medical Affairs in Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Associate Medical Director IO role in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
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.
AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing new cancer medicines to patients. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung, and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through five key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, HER2, and antibody-drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
The Associate Medical Director is a member of the Oncology brand Core Medical Teams and assists the medical director in the development and execution of the Brand Medical Plans. The associate medical director will be responsible for executing advisory boards, creating congress plans, and assist in the creation of launch plans and be a key contributor to launch execution.
You will work closely alongside the medical director towards the execution of the Medical Affairs components of the Brand Medical Plan. Responsibilities include development and delivery of appropriate scientific messaging and education to key customers; development and execution of scientific programs aligned with the Brand Medical Plan; delivery of medical and scientific insight gained from advisory boards or from field medical back to the Oncology Brand Teams. You will forecast and coordinate Medical Affairs resources and services. Represent the key interface between the needs of the US KOLs and other clinical decision-makers and the Brand Team through interactions with all Medical Affairs functions. You will work closely with the Brand Team as well as the Global Medical Team.
Plan and manage Medical Affairs budget allocated by Brand Team (travel, training, vendor management, etc). Lead the Customer Engagement Team for the brand Core Medical Team prioritize and focus Medical Affairs resources on key deliverables. Accountable for the optimal strategy for appropriate use of medical information by the Medical Affairs team. Accountable for providing U.S. customer view to Brand Teams in order to develop customer-led strategies and development plans
- Masters degree or higher in science-related field, such as Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, or equivalent
- Relevant examples of previously managing a diverse group of responsibilities
- Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment
- Proven examples that exemplify successful leadership abilities
- Expert technical depth in the disease area of Oncology
- Strategic influencing skills within around medical communities and societies
- Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
- Well-developed initiative ability
- Excellent project management skills
- Strong organization and time management skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Doctorate in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, or equivalent
- Masters of Business Administration
- Documented Oncology/Immuno Oncology/ Lung disease experience
- 2+ years experience in a scientific position in academia, government, or scientific communication
- Working knowledge of FDA requirements
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods, and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
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