Vienna, Austria
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
25 May

Business Unit Director Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism

Vienna, Austria
Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for establishing the unit as a strong growth driver for the company and delivering life-changing medicines to patients.  

You will ensure the highest quality of sales and marketing strategy, to achieve a market leading position by delivering sales and contribution through leading and motivating your team.

You will work closely with the medical, regulatory, corporate affairs and market access teams to ensure timely access and to advance innovation for patients.

You will be an active member of the Senior Leadership Team. Together with Country President and other Leadership Team members you will create and implement strategy and a culture of commitment, innovation and entrepreneurship, that champions Inclusion and Diversity.

What you’ll do

You will lead the delivery of the sales and cost targets and contribution of given brands as well as develop and implement the TA Brand Strategy Plan(s) and the campaign plans to achieve the agreed goals, managing costs and taking actions to timely rectify performance if needed.

You will lead, coach and mentor employees in order to ensure a professional development and motivation of each team member and actively contribute to our Great Place to Work strategy.

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • Significant pharmaceutical commercial experience with a strong performance track record
  • Strong senior marketing and senior sales leadership with a successful track record of growing market share as well as preparing for and successfully launching new products and brands
  • Authentic leader, with a sense for culture and characteristics of people and organizations
  • Ambitious and entrepreneurial, taking initiative while being creative and flexible
  • Creative marketing capabilities together with rigorous commercial business sense. Demonstrates a drive for innovation
  • Excellent track record of managing and developing individuals and teams
  • Significant Pharmaceutical experience within CVRM will be an asset but not essential
  • Fluent in English is essential. Fluency in German would be preferred but not essential
  • High standards in ethical behaviour
  • Strategic & Analytical skills
  • Excellent Communication skills - verbal & written
  • Demonstrated driver of motivation and cross-functional teamwork
  • Influencing skills
  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.
 Vienna, Austria