Luton, UK
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
22 Dec
20 Feb expires

Market Access Team Lead, Oncology

Luton, UK
Job Description

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people, and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As Market Access Team Lead, Oncology, you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.


Luton is home to our UK Marketing Company (UKMC), responsible for the marketing of our medicines in the UK. Here you’ll also find colleagues from AstraZeneca’s corporate functions and our European and International regions’ sales and marketing teams. As a member of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), all of our sales, marketing and communications activities are subject to the ABPI Code of Practice. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.


Key Responsibilities    

  • Strategic lead for HTA (Health Technology Appraisal) engagements
  • Lead a team to deliver high quality evidence submissions to HTA bodies and drive access to AZ products in the UK Market
  • HTA submissions to NICE/SMC/AWMSG, and input to national clinical guidelines within their Franchise responsibility 
  • National Access Strategies for their Oncology franchise 
  • Negotiating with complex matrix of global and local stakeholders on UK HTA strategy 
  • Effectively engages with key external agencies to enable access for AZ Oncology products 
  • Work with Head of Strategic Pricing, Marketing, Medical, Got Affairs and Policy to shape National value propositions to drive uptake of Oncology products
  • Work with Government Affairs and Policy to shape the external access environment to enable improved access opportunities for their franchise 
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Desired Skills & Experience


  • Masters degree in Health Economics, Evidence based medicine, Epidemiology or related discipline 
  • Demonstrated Market Access leadership experience within the pharma industry
  • Demonstrated successes across UK HTA/National Access engagements 
  • Experience in AZ strategic therapy areas, especially oncology
  • Evidence of team working and accountability
  • Experience of managing a complex matrix of internal & external stakeholders 



  • Experience of leading teams 
  • Organisational Information 
  • Resources, Scale and Scope of Role, Location and any Travel factors
  • Horizon Place based, with some out of hours travelling to attend internal and external meetings
  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.
 Luton, UK