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Salary
negotiable
Location
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
05 Jul
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Global Medical Affairs Leader - Gaithersburg, MD - US

Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Job Description

We are seeking a candidate who has strong technical, scientific and medical knowledge of the brand to drive understanding of the medical strategy across the organisation and to lead medical activities for the brand including advisory boards and symposia to advance clinical practice.

 

What You'll Do

  • Design and manage the implementation of the Medical BioPharmaceuticals product strategy globally and regionally
  • Create and develop the strategic direction, business/resource planning, and team leadership on a global level for the product, in collaboration with the Global Medical Head
  • Pro-active member of the Global Medical Team (GMT) to ensure global strategy is effectively communicated and executed at regional and country levels and that regional/country needs are appropriately accommodated in global deliverables and drive customer insights and market needs from all countries into Global Product Team for review
  • Cross-functional leadership and collaboration across all Medical BioPharmaceuticals functions (e.g. Strategy & Operations and Medical Evidence) and the Global Product Team (commercial, R&D, regulatory, biostatistics etc)
  • Closely follow medical developments within Therapeutic area and disseminates new information to transform clinical trends and emerging data into new plans
  • Deliver medical plan that drives successful launch of innovative and differentiated new medicines within the TA
  • Support team leader at TA Global Product Team and Global Brand Team
  • Accountable for engaging and cultivating relationships with leading global KEEs to gain: contribution/ participation in advisory boards, greater understanding of the therapeutic area and insights into unmet patient needs
  • Represents AZ at scientific and medical forums, including medical education forums, scientific roundtables, congresses, and symposia
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of Medical Affairs activities including Science Advisory boards
  • Ensuring the alignment of the publication and medical evidence plans to the Medical Strategy and Medical plan
  • Responsible for leading the initial development and ensuring the accuracy of medical promotional materials and communications prior to submission to GMQA (Global Medical Quality Assurance) for the final approval.
Job ID Reference
1517
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Doctorate level (MD, PhD or Pharm D or equivalent)
  • Experienced in Global Medical Affairs or similar function and working cross-functionally across a large product team
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Strong demonstration of strategic and medical leadership prowess at therapeutic area and/or senior leader meetings
  • Strong working relationships with Global leaders in vaccinology  / respiratory medicine/ infectious diseases including KEEs, professional societies, pharmaceutical companies
  • Ability to fluidly flex between high level strategy and detailed tactics as required
  • Strong analytical mind-set and ability to quickly assess large amounts of information and distil into key messages and actions
  •  Integrity and high ethical standards



Company
  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
  www.astrazeneca.com
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.
  Workplace
 Gaithersburg, MD, USA