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Competitive Intelligence Leader – Late Development & Commercial

Location Cambridge, England, United Kingdom Wilmington, Delaware, United States Job ID R-120349 Date posted 05/10/2021

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development

With CVRM (Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolism)-specific domain expertise and sound business judgement, this Associate-Director-level role co-ordinates and executes the Competitive Intelligence function, working collaboratively with the broader CI team to shape future-proofed CVRM and product strategies and deliver sustainably differentiated brands.

With responsibility for supporting individual brands, franchises or disease areas the individual:

  • Co-ordinates, prioritizes and conducts research, analyses data and derive actionable insights

  • Leverages his or her strong written and oral communication skills to develop and share CI insights and recommendations that drive strategic decisions

  • Represents the voice of competitive intelligence within individual late development or commercial teams and GPTs

Typical Accountabilities:

  • Establishes strong working relationships with late stage scientific and commercial leaders to define the range of problems and translate these complex business problems into intelligence hypotheses

  • Prioritises and designs research and analytical plans aligning with the CI information lead on knowledge capture

  • Conducts research, analyses data and derives actionable insights and recommendations that are shared with the CI function and late development and commercial teams to drive high quality, evidence-driven strategic decisions

  • Responsible for proactively flagging key trigger events in the competitive landscape and driving work on potential implications for AZ

  • Responsible for coordinating and leading scientific conference intelligence

  • Responsible for writing regular daily insight flashes for senior stakeholders

  • Responsible for the management of specific elements of CI budget and TA vendor relationships

Essential Requirements:

  • Science or commercially related Bachelors degree

  • Prior, direct competitive intelligence experience

  • Ability to synthesise and integrate multiple sources of information to provide insights and recommendations

  • Business acumen

  • Research and analytics experience

Desirable:

  • Advanced degree holders who have a focus in decision analysis, statistics, business or medicine/science.

  • Prior experience working directly with senior executives.

  • Deep expertise in cardiovascular, renal and metabolism TA preferred



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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