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Global Medical Affairs Leader, Faslodex

Global Medical Affairs Leader, Faslodex

Posted 12 February by AstraZeneca Featured Ended

Position:           Global Medical Affairs Leader, Faslodex

Location:          Cambridge, UK

Salary:               Competitive & Excellent Benefits Package

At AstraZeneca, we’re not afraid to do things differently. We’re resetting expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening up new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

The Oncology therapy area at AstraZeneca is unparalleled. We have created and strategically acquired one of the most promising Oncology pipelines in the industry.  You will be among inspiring oncology industry leaders who will keep you engaged and empower you to be the best. We seek out opportunities to do varied meaningful work which means we won't just follow the same course of action time and again if we can see potential in a different way of creating life changing medicine.

Global Medical Affairs (GMA) ensures the best patient outcomes by providing healthcare decision-makers around the world with the evidence and confidence they need on AstraZeneca therapies and supports our internal stakeholders with medical insight and expertise. GMA provides medical leadership with market participation and connectivity while also impacting the life cycle planning and execution of all our products. GMA aims to lead AstraZeneca in achieving scientific leadership, being a great place to work, and keeping patients at the core of everything we do.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

You will lead the medical strategy and execution of key deliverables to support the launch and lifecycle management globally for Faslodex, under the supervision of the Senior GMAL or Franchise Head.

You will provide a coordinated approach to building and sustaining Astra Zeneca’s medical leadership in breast cancer and deliver medical insight into the development and execution of a Faslodex brand strategy. You’ll oversee and support the development and execution of integrated medical plans (evidence generation and scientific communications), including global external experts, and patient centric activities.

You will be required to partner closely with colleagues in the Markets, Global Medicines Development, early research (MedImmune & IMED), Regulatory, Commercial, Access, Health Outcomes and other key functions, and help build alignment on key initiatives including optimal approach to data generation, communication and supporting access to improve patient outcomes.

You’ll also represent the brand by interfacing with internal and external stakeholders to enhance the scientific and clinical understanding of the brand.


  • Advanced scientific degree (M.D, PhD, PharmD) with oncology experience
  • Experience gained in a Senior Medical Affairs role in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong knowledge of Oncology, in particular, Breast Cancer
  • Understanding of drug development and commercialization processes including knowledge of outcomes research/payer access issues
  • Ability to generate, analyse and interpret clinical trial and published data
  • Track record of successfully developing and executing Medical Plans both in terms of evidence generation, scientific communications and external expert engagements
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and products simultaneously
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills


  • M.D. degree
  • Country Launch experience

Apply now and help us change ideas in to life changing medicines!

Applications Open: 12th February 2018

Applications Close: 12th March 2018

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual 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.

Reference: 33944165

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