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Medical Affairs Manager, Respiratory

Location Luton, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-070958 Date posted 03/08/2020

Medical Affairs Manager
Respiratory Medical Affairs
Luton, UK

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As a Medical Affairs Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

Luton is home to our UK Marketing Company (UKMC), responsible for the marketing of our medicines in the UK. Here you’ll also find colleagues from AstraZeneca’s corporate functions and our European and International regions’ sales and marketing teams. As a member of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), all of our sales, marketing and communications activities are subject to the ABPI Code of Practice.. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.

Key Responsibilities

  • To be the clinical expert delivering medical insight and governance into projects and activities supporting the Business Development and Cornerstone portfolio, in order to meet product and/or Therapy Area objectives, including Due Diligence activities.  
  • To transition key Business Development projects into Medical Affairs as the medical and data expert
  • To act as Nominated Signatory for medical team
  • Act to ensure GCP requirements are fully complied with and in line with the local Quality Management System (QMS) SOP and all other AZ policies and Standards

Minimum Requirements


  • Evidence of effective team working and accountability
  • Extensive patient and customer insight through experience in the NHS
  • Evidence of effective team working and accountability
  • It is mandatory for the performance of this role to hold or successfully acquire Nominated Signatory status. You are required to gain Nominated Signatory status within 6 months of commencing your role. You are also required to pass re-validation testing every 12- 24 months or as requested


  • Technical expertise in the allocated disease/therapy area
  • Understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice
  • Proven ability to interact with external customers

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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