US Medical Affairs - Medical Lead, GYN ONC

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Pharmaceuticals

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At AstraZeneca, we are proud to work on the cutting-edge with one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the business. Help to advance our pipeline by applying scientific expertise and accelerating our pathway to finding a cure.

The Medical Lead - GYN ONC in US Medical Affairs is a MD/PhD/PharmD who has a history of clinical or pharmaceutical industry experience in the Oncology/rare disease therapeutic area. The ideal candidate should have significant experience in Oncology and would thrive on proactively engaging internal and external leaders and will serve as a medical expert for their compound(s) and disease area. They will also have strong commercial aptitude and/or experience in product launch, including proven ability to translate and appropriately align commercial and scientific goals and objectives.

The incumbent will develop peer relationships with external scientific experts in Oncology therapeutic area. The incumbent is responsible for the development, alignment, and execution of the organization's strategy and objectives across Medical Affairs' functional areas while working closely with internal stakeholders. This Individual is also accountable for leading and managing Medical Affairs resources and budget in collaboration with commercial and global functional teams.

Major Accountabilities

  • The Medical Lead is responsible to lead Medical Affairs activities in Gynecologic Oncology for the Women's Cancer Franchise and provides medical leadership to the Core Medical Team (CMT).
  • Accountable for the medical accuracy and fair balance of medical information in promotional material and learning materials for both internal and external use
  • Interact with leaders of groups identified as strategic partners, including advocacy, payer, and provider groups.
  • Interact with leaders in the therapy area (external experts, Academic Institutions, and Professional Societies).
  • Provide medical input into safety profile of the product in collaboration with Patient Safety (PS) physicians
  • Collaborate with the Medical Science Liaisons and work closely with National Clinical Account Managers to appropriately support key accounts.
  • Provide medical leadership on the design and execution of HEOR studies, outcomes surveys, etc. in close collaboration with Clinical Value Team (CVT)

Essential Requirements:
  • A Doctorate degree in Medicine (M.D, D.O), PhD or PharmD degrees or equivalent will be considered plus relevant experience.
  • Experience in supporting brands or disease area levels in-country, regional or global organizations is preferred
  • Proven ability to interact productively with both commercial and scientific/medical colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally. Travel will be up to ~30% of time.
Desirable Requirements:
  • 5+ years of US Pharmaceutical Industry experience
  • At least 5+ years of related work experience in industry, clinical or research institution, preferably in oncology, rare disease, or related experiences
  • Experience in other relevant disease areas of interest through clinical experience, biopharmaceutical experience, or education may be considered
  • Experience in US Medical Affairs particularly oncology/rare disease
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional Societies and Scientific Medical Experts.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical drug development and Medical/Scientific Affairs
Next Steps - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

Why AstraZeneca?
  • 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 innovative methods, and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you!

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