Medical Advisor Oncology, Sweden – Nordic Marketing Company
Do you have a passion for oncology and want to improve patients´ lives? Then AstraZeneca might be the placefor you.
At AstraZeneca Oncology, we are striving to make cure a reality for the millions of people across the world living with cancer every day. Our focus is on some of the most severeand hard-to-treat cancers including cancers within breast, lung, ovarian, prostate, gastrointestinal, and certain blood cancers. By understanding the complexities of these cancer types, our aim is to achieve life-changing benefits for patients.
Our AstraZeneca Nordic Marketing Company employs around 550 people and has offices located in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, 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.
In parallel to a growing portfolio and new indications, we are aiming to shape the transformation of our organization. Do you want to take the challenge as our new Medical Advisor in Breast Cancer? The difference starts with you! In this role you will work closely with colleagues in Sweden and across the Nordics to implement the Medical Affairs Oncology strategy.
INTRODUCTION TO THE ROLE:
Join us in our pursuit of excellence and take ownership, step up, and innovate in a company that’s growing at pace. As a field-based Medical Advisor, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the strategy and clinical development of our oncology products. You will contribute to international and regional studies and be responsible for medical/scientific activities for AstraZeneca’s marketed products and compounds in development. In this role, you will translate scientific knowledge and insights into strategies that drive decision making, helps bringing medicines to patients and ultimately support business success.
You will be tasked with collaborating with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and other stakeholders to ensure appropriate use of established and future AZ products. You will facilitate medical/scientific exchange activities to increase comprehension of clinical data, contribute todeveloping study concepts, identify new opportunities and evidence gaps, and work closely with investigators to generate data to inform clinical practice. You will also support scientific programs that explore unmet medical needs and patient support, work cross-functionally to provide medical insight on product strategies, cross-functional plans and key deliverables including reimbursement dossiers and regulatory documents.
A Medical Affairs professional who holds an advanced scientific degree and/or master´s degree or MD in Life Sciences or a related subject area.
Expertise in oncology and MD and/or PhD with clinical experience and/or a few years’ experience from a medical affairs role is preferred.
Proven expertise in understanding, assimilating, and communicating scientific content.
Entrepreneurial and collaborative approach to engaging with external stakeholders as well as cross-functional colleagues.
Business-oriented thinking, without compromising the scientific elements of the job.
Ability to travel, driver’s license and Swedishas well as English language skills required.
Experience from working in cross-functional teams, a patient focused approach and integrity in external interactions.
Good planning, communication and organizational skills and an ability to achieve results without compromising quality is required.
Proventrack record to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information and context to a variety of audiences is crucial for the role as is an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health care system and payer structures.
We are proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration! Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.
In Medical Affairs, we change the practice of medicine and improve the patient experience by generating and communicating compelling medical evidence. We translate the wealth of medical and scientific expertise to ensure the data we produce helps physicians to better treat patients at every point in the journey. We are recognized as the strategic partner for Research & Development and Commercial. This means we have a deep and broad understanding of both functions, which enables us to effectively translate scientific evidence into clinical practice for patients. We have the opportunity to impact every point in the patient's journey and reach beyond the interventions that AstraZeneca can influence. By partnering with experts, we gather information and influence across the whole experience.
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Apply today and join us in our mission to redefine cancer treatment and one day eliminate cancer as a cause of death.
Welcome with your application, in English, latest by the 3rd of December
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INCLUSION & DIVERSITY:
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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.