New South Wales, Australia
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
09 Sep
08 Nov expires

Medical Manager - Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolic - Heart Failure

New South Wales, Australia
Job Description

Join an exciting medical team where there are numerous new indications and targets in our game-changing pipeline. Our team’s vision is “to be leaders & valued partners in CVRM science and clinical practice supporting peoples’ health”. We deliver this value through medical excellence, being patient focused and improving patients’ lives. We are confident we can change the practice of medicine and redefine cardiovascular and renal treatment.

We are currently looking for an experienced Medical Manager to join our Medical Affairs team.

You'll play a crucial role in channelling AstraZeneca’s scientific leadership in CVRM to build and create a positive impact on enhancing patients' lives. Reporting to the Senior Medical Manager, the Medical Manager is a scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expert responsible for providing scientific and strategic leadership for AstraZeneca’s CVRM Portfolio specifically focused on Heart Failure.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of medical strategy and tactical plans for AZ’s CVRM portfolio, specifically focused on HF

  • Provide robust input into the internal and external CVRM HF strategy to help shape the future direction of the CVRM portfolio

  • Develop and maintain a robust Key External Expert/external bodies management plan

  • Collaboration with top tier Key External Experts, scientific & medical peak bodies, and non-government organisations to help shape the practice of medicine

  • Manage externally sponsored trials and internally led phase 4 or RWE clinical studies

  • Providing scientific expertise for regulatory and market access submissions

  • Acting as a medical expert to ensure compliance with code of conduct across the business

  • Be a valued partner and scientific expert to the marketing and sales teams to support commercial brand strategy

  • Work closely with the field medical teams to contribute and support field medical strategic plans

  • Provide strong project management of medically-led initiatives

  • Partner with and develop close collaboration with regional and global colleagues

  • Partnering with the clinical operations team to facilitate feasibility, support recruitment and manage site and investigator related queries

  • Providing internal training for medical and commercial field teams


This opportunity presents an exceptional long-term career for the right individual, following some deep and interesting science that will make a critical difference to patients’ lives. If you are passionate about leading a team, have experience and knowledge of Diabetes/Cardiovascular products and market, and enjoy being part of a fun and driven culture this is an ideal opportunity!

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Desired Skills & Experience

Essential for the role

  • Experience working within the CVRM therapeutic area and medical affairs in a similar role in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Curious, strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial creative problem solving approach and strong project management skills. Demonstrated ability to get things done and strong sense of urgency.

  • Strong, clear communicator with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, internally within a matrix environment and externally

  • Strong understanding of the Medicines of Australia Code of Conduct


Desirable for the role

  • Relevant Medical Advisor/Manager experience

  • Qualifications in a relevant scientific area and/or prior clinical experience e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD

  • Experience in product launch or strategy development and execution

  • Proven leadership capabilities; interpersonal and 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.
 New South Wales, Australia