Baar, Switzerland
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
16 Mar
15 May expires

Brand Lead - Oncology

Baar, Switzerland
Job Description

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, marketing? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Oncology business unit in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.


Business Area

It’s our patients that come first, every decision we make and action we take is centred around how we can better serve them. It’s why we are shaping patient care for the future, working along the whole experience to give hope to billions of lives across the world.


We’re all here to make an impact – to achieve our bold ambition of eliminating cancer

as a cause of death.


What you’ll do

  • Reporting directly to the Head of Oncology Switzerland you will lead the product brand team and will be involved in the management of the co-promotion with our alliance partners.

  • You will lead the development of the annual brand strategic plan. You are constantly informed about market conditions and incorporate them into your planning.

  • You collaborate with regulatory affairs, market access, medical and sales to ensure adequate implementation of the planned activities. Including (but not restricted to) promotional materials, educational events, patient support programs and omnichannel campaigns.

  • You work closely with the sales force and are also responsible for its product-related marketing training.

  • You will maintain contacts with opinion leaders and represent our company at scientific and promotional events.

  • You will be responsible for the annual budgeting (costs and sales) and will monitor these goals on an ongoing basis.

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • You have at least 3 years’ experience as a marketeer in pharmaceutical companies. Previous experience in oncology is highly desirable.

  • You are a strong communicator and like to set a good example as a motivator and team player with excellent presentation skills.

  • You are an innovative, goal-oriented personality with a high level of self-motivation.

  • Ideally you have experience in working at global level and have an understanding of the drug development lifecycle, commercial as well as market access aspects.

  • Problem solving & solution oriented; Safe handling of complex tasks; Critical and quick thinking; Decision-making agility; and goal oriented

  • Influencing skills and stakeholder management cross-functionally and at various seniority level  

  • Languages: confident in German and English and good knowledge of French.

  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
 Baar, Switzerland