London, UK
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
20 Jun

Oncology Medical Affairs Ethics Manager

London, UK
Job Description

As Oncology Medical Ethics Manager you will:


  • Grow an in-depth understanding of the assigned oncology therapy area (Haematology, Women’s, Lung or GI / GU cancers) and the self-regulatory framework that we work within the UK (ABPI code of practice) 
  • Review and approve in a timely manner, agreed materials and activities within area(s) of defined therapy area or medical accountability
  • Be an integral member of the therapy area medical affairs team in helping drive innovative, value-adding projects in a compliant manner
  • Help upskill the relevant medical and cross-functional team with the ABPI Code of Practice, in partnership with the learning and development managers
  • Support in the delivery of the OBU Medical Affairs strategy within the assigned therapy area


Key Accountabilities Summary: 

  • Help facilitate the delivery of innovative, value added activities (especially digital activities) within the assigned oncology therapy area in a pragmatic but compliant manner
  • Final Medical Nominated Signatory activities, maintenance of high standards and compliance.
  • Ensure compliance of all AZ Governance Framework and ABPI Code of Practice.
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Desired Skills & Experience

Essential skills and experience

  • Registered Physician (preferably GMC) or Pharmacist (member of General Pharmaceutical Council of GB)
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry (preferably within Medical Affairs)
  • Holds ABPI Final Signatory status (or very near to final signatory status)
  • Good track record in terms of integrity and personal reputation
  • Pragmatic and solution driven
  • Evidence of effective team working, accountability and time management
  • Patient and customer insight through experience in the NHS or pharmaceutical industry
  • Inquisitive and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong desire to further your own personal development
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Strong team working skills
  • Effective communication skills




  • Member/Fellow of a Royal College or the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Practical experience working with digital / omni-channel projects and compliance
  • Expertise in Oncology
  • An understanding of commercialisation processes/marketing activities and needs surrounding the effective promotion of drug products
  • Previous experience working in a compliance, safety, quality, regulatory, health economics environment or Medical Information within the NHS or pharmaceutical industry
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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.
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