Senior Medical Information Manager, Oncology
Do you have expertise in, and passion for Medical Affairs in Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Senior Medical Information Manager 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 six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. 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.
Demonstrate scientific and business expertise relevant to therapeutic areas, including products, disease state management, emerging therapies, and the competitive landscape
Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify scientific information to meet customer needs
Monitor the medical environment (including medical inquiries) and apply scientific expertise, integrated with regulatory and compliance knowledge, to impact Brand/Therapeutic Area strategy
Provide scientific training to the Brand/Therapeutic Area Medical Information colleagues
Provide staffing support for the Medical Information booth at scientific conventions
Scientific Content/Brand Support
Accountable for Medical Information contribution to promotional review (US market only) by:
Providing strategic scientific consults on brand messages
Reviewing promotional materials for content and accuracy
Contribute to the prioritization of review for promotional materials
Coordinate development, review and approval of clinical Data on File Packets to support promotional claims
Contribute to and or lead the development, review and maintenance of Medical Affairs scientific materials, including Managed Market documents, in collaboration with Medical Affairs colleagues
Incorporate customer insight to identify, update, and develop scientific materials
Coordinate with Medical Affairs colleagues, outsource providers, and vendors (as needed) to develop content
Content includes standard response documents, slide decks, Q&As
Participate in Medical Affairs training initiatives to:
Provide consult to Medical Affairs key stakeholders and vendors to shape the content and development of training materials
Other activities include:
Coordinate, create, and/or review submissions to external Drug Information Resources and Evidence-Based Practice Centers.
Lead the compendia submission process for Medical Affairs
Provide consult to Regulatory/Labeling committee and the publications team on brand publications
Respond to medical inquiries and engage in appropriate scientific information exchange with Health Care Providers via multiple channels (i.e. verbal, written, live at congress MI booths).
Manage accurate, focused, and scientifically balanced clinical and scientific information exchange with Health Care Providers that support the appropriate use of AstraZeneca products.
Utilize multiple approved technologies to engage customers in appropriate scientific exchange
Identify, analyze and/or report trends in medical and scientific insight (including medical inquiries) to Medical Affairs stakeholders
Advanced degree in Pharmacy (PharmD preferred), Pharmacology, Science or equivalent clinical experience
Experience in pharmaceutical industry-based Drug/Medical Information or equivalent industry experience
Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication and management
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to apply local regulatory (e.g. FDA), legal, and compliance requirements to Medical Affairs activities and drug information delivery
Understanding of the information needs for various customer segments
Strong collaboration skills
Proven experience in pharmaceutical industry in drug information, preferably in Medical Affairs
Clinical Pharmacy experience with patient care exposure
Drug Information Residency or equivalent experience
Experience working with Commercial or Brand Teams
Strong leadership ability
Medical information call center experience
Experience leading projects and teams
Managed Markets or HEOR experience
Pharmacy Licensure preferred
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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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.