Vienna, Austria
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
22 Dec
20 Feb expires

Medical Affairs Manager Oncology

Vienna, Austria
Job Description

Maintain robust scientific and medical expertise:

  • Keep track of relevant scientific peer-reviewed literature in the Therapeutic Area 

  • Attend international and national scientific and medical congresses in the Therapeutic Area

  • Engage with KEE in the Therapeutic Area

  • Assimilate customer insights obtained by Medical Science Liaison

  • Ensure excellent up-to-date scientific knowledge in product and therapeutic area of internal colleagues through knowledge updates, medical product training sessions 


Deliver key medical input into the brand strategy

  • Works in a strategic partnership with the Marketing and Market Access Department

  • Core member of the x-functional brand team for specific brands

  • High quality scientific and medical input in the Brand Teams, Brand Building Framework, strategic brand projects and Campaigns

  • Participate in the development and evaluation of the local operational brand strategy by ensuring input of KEE, customer insights and competitive intelligence

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving of promotional material - solution-driven with thorough understanding of the promotional standards code (company and local)

  • Responsible for medical training of sales force


Deliver strategic and educational medical projects

  • Develop and execute medical affairs projects (e.g. build evidence) of the brand plan according to budget and timelines

  • Accurate retro-planning of projects with close follow-up in line with defined goals and KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Close follow-up of the project budget

  • Excellent communication on the progress of projects to all stakeholders


Build partnerships with Key External Experts

  • Build and maintain visibility and excellent long-term professional relationships with Key External Experts

  • Gather their insights and feed these insights back into the brand team

  • Advocacy mapping and management

  • Discussions with KEE on latest scientific news in therapeutic area

  • Lead national advisory boards with KEE

  • Involve KEE in medico-marketing projects and internal trainings

  • Manage Real World Evidence projects (observational studies, local data collection)

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Desired Skills & Experience

Essential Requirements

  • doctorate in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or natural sciences

  • Significant and robust experience with searching, handling, assimilating, synthesizing, reporting and presenting scientific data in the health care sector

  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice relating to promotional activities

  • Knowledge of therapeutic area Oncology or the ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly. Broad employability in other Therapy Areas is an asset.

  • Demonstrated understanding of patient needs

  • Knowledge of the Pharma and Austrian healthcare environment

  • Medical integrity and ethical balance

  • Languages: Fluent German and English


Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in and knowledge of Pharmaceutical medical and marketing processes

  • National mobility and flexibility

  • At least 3 years of experience in a medical affairs/liaison role in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience in moderation of meetings with Healthcare Professionals

  • Fluent in German and English

  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