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Medical Advisor Oncology – Hematology – Nordic Marketing Company (Nordics)

Lieu Ballerup, Hovedstaden, Danemark Job ID R-142254 Date de publication 06/30/2022

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of prescription medicines, with one of our main focus areas being Oncology-hematology.

Our AstraZeneca Nordic Marketing Company employs around 400 people and has offices located in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Espoo. AstraZeneca Nordic is a recognized leader in its core therapy areas and aims to improve the lives of millions of people. This is an area where you are free to be more – you are encouraged to challenge traditional ways and test your curiosity. We drive innovative science, deliver key launches, build close collaboration and partnerships within health care.

AstraZeneca Oncology has a long tradition in personalized treatment, and we are now moving into the hematology space. With products on the market and a growing pipeline, we are now expanding our medical team and hiring for a Medical Advisor Hematology, Denmark in our newest Therapy Franchise Hematology. You will join the Nordic Hematology medical team, consisting of great people across the Nordics, who pride themselves on having fun while delivering exceptional result.

It’s our diversity – in culture, language, geography, skills and experience – that powers us to serve our varied patients. We are essentially looking for someone who is open to new ways, always looking at the world through a different lens, who doesn’t wait for others to act. Talents with different experience levels are therefore welcome to apply.

The role

As the Medical Advisor Hematology, you are responsible for collaborating with HCPs and share important scientific information to help inform clinical practice. You engage in scientific discussions and support potential HCP initiated clinical research. Currently ongoing projects in Denmark revolve around AI predictive models, early treatment, real world evidence collaborations, infection and hematology, phase I studies as well as life cycle management of approved product.

You will support the strategy and clinical development of our hematology products, contribute to international & regional studies with medical input on feasibility, choice of study centers, site follow up, and support etc, as well as being a valuable scientific partner to our HCPs involved in investigator-initiated studies.

As the Medical Advisor hematology, you will be expected to attend and contribute in cross-functional meetings and projects both locally and on a Nordic and local level. You will be responsible for gathering insights and mapping the relevant hematological environment and engaging with the relevant stakeholders in the respective countries.

The role will be reporting to the Therapeutic Area Lead, covering Nordic overarching activities and the team. You will also work closely with the other Medical Advisor Hematology as well as other Medical Advisors within Oncology.


  • Collaborate closely with HCPs, and other experts, to ensure appropriate use of established and future AZ products

  • Contribute in developing study concepts, identify new opportunities, and work closely with national investigators to generate data to help inform clinical practice

  • Ensure medical and local input related to e.g. feasibility, site selection and site follow up in clinical trials (AZ and investigator-initiated trials). And support of available early access programs

  • Drive proactive and reactive interactions through collecting and sharing medical and scientific knowledge across the oncology portfolio

  • Act as a local oncology expert supporting other functions within areas of expertise

  • Work cross-functionally to provide medical input on product strategies, plans and key deliverables including reimbursement dossiers

  • Collaborate with, and provide medical support to Medical Information and Regulatory Affairs

  • Responsible for medical review in the sign-off process for materials

  • Assure quality and deliverables are in accordance with written procedures and current legal requirements and internal standards 

Essential requirements:

  • Passion for science, and being eager to work on external collaborative projects.

  • Master’s degree in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or natural sciences. MD and/or PhD is preferred.

  • proficient in English and Danish.

  • Structured, organized and being able to keep deadlines without compromising on quality

  • Proven ability to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information

  • Ability to collaborate externally and internally

  • Driver’s license required

  • Based in Denmark, this job is field based, so you can be located anywhere in DK.

  • Patience and stamina, we are working in a highly regulated industry, and that does require that we ensure that rules and ideas are aligned.

Desired requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge or experience within hematology in clinical practice or from the pharmaceutical industry and/or the Medical Affairs function

  • Excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health care systems and payer structure

  • High ethical standard and good knowledge in pharmaceutical ethical framework

  • Possesses business-oriented thinking, and can apply this without compromising the scientific elements of the work

Why AstraZeneca? Our offer to you

When we at AstraZeneca see the chance to change, we take this opportunity - for every opportunity, no matter how small, can be the beginning of something big. Delivering medicine that changes people's lives is about having an entrepreneurial spirit - finding moments and understanding its potential. We are dedicated to personal development and have a number of different job functions with the medical affairs team, as well as shorter term assignments across the globe.

We are therefore looking for you, who together with your team will make a difference for patients' lives every day. We at AstraZeneca welcome your positive attitude and your desire to develop both yourself and the department. You will get use for your drive and your ability to work carefully and structured even at a high tempo.

Interested? Apply already today!

Please feel free to contact hiring manager Gitte Anker ( and Claudia Böttcher (Talent Acquisition Partner, We are available to answer potential questions about the position from August 1st, but do not wait to send in your application already before.

Welcome with your CV and a personal letter, in English, no later than August 17, 2022

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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