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AstraZeneca: Medical Head, Us Medical Affairs Oncology Ddr/Womens Gyn

Company: AstraZeneca
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Medical Head, US Medical Affairs DDR/Women's Gyn for AZ in Oncology, you will play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing practice and patients lives.AstraZenecas vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through five key platforms immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, HER2 and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.The Medical Head, DDR/Womens Gyn is a member of the Womens Gyn Franchise and leads Womens Gyn Core Medical Team. The position is a Senior Director position. The Medical Head is knowledgeable of the actions of regulatory bodies, FDA and has experience in clinical trials. An ideal candidate should have significant experience in oncology and would thrive on proactively engaging internal and external leaders. S/he is accountable for the development and execution of the US Womens Gyn Medical Plans, under the leadership of the franchise head, and leadership of the Womens Gyn Core Medical Team. The ideal Medical Head would have a network of Oncology ESEs. As a member of the Global Medical Team, the Medical Head represents the US on the GMT for life cycle management, and other externally sponsored research.Major Responsibilities:Lead Womens Gyn Core Medical Teams (CMT)Accountable for the brand medical strategy and creation and delivery of brand medical plan, within a particular indication, and under direction of the Franchise HeadAccountable for ensuring delivery of appropriate budget and resource requirements to support medical needs for the indication.Lead medical director(s) to help deliver U.S.-based evidence activities, including Clinical Trials, Real World Evidence Studies, Investigator Initiated and Sponsored Research, and PublicationsManage and develop direct reports (brand Medical Director(s), and Director(s) of Medical Alignment.Create an atmosphere of clear accountabilities.Ensure compliance with all AZ corporate policiesAs part of Medical Plan, ensure comprehensive engagement plan with customers and key stakeholders, e.G., Managed Care Organizations, ESEs, Key Institutions and Hospital Systems, Professional Societies and cooperative networksDevelop and maintain relationships with key external and internal customers. Participating in and collaborating with both commercial and development in the labeling negotiations for a product approvalLaunch Experience: Experience developing and/or launching a new pharmaceutical productGlobal Interactions: Represent US Medical Affairs on Womens Gyn Global Medical Teams, incorporating US healthcare system perspectives and personal expertise into both the Global and US Medical Affairs strategy and operational plans.The US Medical Affairs team is an integral part of the overall global strategy. The Medical Head sits on the GMT and has a role to inform the GMT, and work with the franchise head, to identify critical issues for the brand within indication or that may affect the overall franchise. The US Medical Head will be working in a collaborative fashion with the Global Medical Affairs team to deliver both the strategy and overall operational plan for the US.Essential Requirements:Advanced scientific degreeMinimum 5 years in pharmaceutical/medical industryStrong leadership skillsProven teamwork and collaboration skillsDesirable:Board Certification, experience/certification in oncology/hematologyExperience developing and/or launching a new pharmaceutical productBroad cross-functional pharmaceutical and cross-functional general management experienceStrong scientific background; knowledge and experience in respiratory diseaseMinimum 5 years experience in a strategy-setting role within Medical AffairsGlobal experience within the pharmaceutical industryWorking knowledge of FDA requirementsExperience working in US marketEssential Skillsand Competencies:Demonstrates strong leadership skillsUnderstands drug development of pharmaceutical productsComprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical product planning, regulatory environment, marketing and promotionComprehensive understanding of the U.S. healthcare environmentExperience in a global organizationHistory of mentoring/development of othersHighly developed verbal and written communication skillsShows initiative and innovationStrategic thinkingStrong organization and time management skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong business acumen, including working knowledge of changing U.S. payer and provider landscape, and RWEProven ability to interact productively with both commercial and scientific colleaguesDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross functional teamsAbility to travel nationally and internationally. Travel will be approximately 20-30% of timeNext Steps Apply today!To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

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