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, Vienna, Austria
Job reference: R-044321
Posted date: Feb. 04, 2019

Medical Affairs Manager Oncology (f/m)

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As a Medical Affairs Manager Oncology, you can bring in your ideas and capabilities with enthusiasm and competence to make a difference patients’ lives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain robust scientific and medical expertise:

  • Keep track of relevant scientific peer-reviewed literature in the TA
  • Attend international and national scientific and medical congresses in the TA
  • Engage with KEE in the TA
  • Assimilate customer insights obtained by Medical Science Liaison
  • Ensure excellent up-to-date scientific knowledge in product and therapeutic area of internal colleagues through knowledge updates, medical product training sessions 

Deliver key medical input into the brand strategy

  • Works in a strategic partnership with the Marketing and Market Access Department
  • Core member of the x-functional brand team
  • High quality scientific and medical input in the Brand Teams, Brand Building Framework, strategic brand projects and Campaigns
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of the local operational brand strategy by ensuring input of KEE, customer insights and competitive intelligence
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving of promotional material - solution-driven with thorough understanding of the promotional standards code (company and local)
  • Responsible for medical training of sales force

Deliver strategic and educational medical projects

  • Develop and execute medical affairs projects (eg. build evidence) of the brand plan according to budget and timelines
  • Accurate retro-planning of projects with close follow-up in line with defined goals and KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Close follow-up of the project budget
  • Excellent communication on the progress of projects to all stakeholders

Build partnerships with Key External Experts

  • Build and maintain visibility and excellent long-term professional relationships with Key External Experts
  • Gather their insights and feed these insights back into the brand team
  • Advocacy mapping and management
  • Discussions with KEE on latest scientific news in therapeutic area
  • Lead national advisory boards with KEE
  • Involve KEE in medico-marketing projects and internal trainings
  • Manage Real World Evidence projects (observational studies, local data collection)

Essential Requirements

  • PhD in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or natural sciences
  • Significant and robust experience with searching, handling, assimilating, synthesizing, reporting and presenting scientific data in the health care sector
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice relating to promotional activities
  • Knowledge of therapeutic area or the ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly. Broad employability in other Therapy Areas is an asset.
  • Demonstrated understanding of patient needs
  • Knowledge of the Pharma and Austrian healthcare environment
  • Medical integrity and ethical balance
  • Languages: Fluent German and English

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in and knowledge of Pharmaceutical medical and marketing processes
  • National mobility and flexibility
  • At least 3 years of experience in a medical affairs/liaison role in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in moderation of meetings with Healthcare Professionals

Our attractive pay package offers a market competitive salary (annual salary starting from 60.000 EUR gross), an excellent performance related bonus scheme, a very attractive pension scheme and a lot of incentives including personal development budget.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Medical Affairs Manager Oncology
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