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Senior Medical Information Manager, Oncology

Местоположение Гейтерсберг, Мэриленд, США Идентификатор вакансии R-103429 Дата публикации 03/22/2021

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.

Main Responsibilities:


  • 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

Customer Engagement

  • 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

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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

Preferred Background:

  • 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

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 cutting edge 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.

Where can I find out more?

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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.

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