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Product Specialist Oncology - Based in Athens

Location Athens, Attica, Greece Job ID R-199148 Date posted 12/06/2024


Do you want to be part of delivering our vision to be the leader in Oncology by 2025? Do you want to turn our productive pipeline into a reality to impact patients? Do you want to bring out your best self in our dynamic and diverse environment? Do you want to build a leading and meaningful career?

Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you! It’s a place for continuous learning, exchanging knowledge and building best practices to grow your career.


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

We are working to change treatment paradigms across these diseases, through innovative strategies, compelling scientific evidence and differentiated medicines. We are results-driven and ambitious, we thrive in our vibrant environment. There’s a fusion of support, trust and agility that allows us to be hands-on and take ownership as we run fast to stay ahead. Here you will have the opportunity to get to make your mark as you do something rewarding for patients, healthcare and our wider society. Jump in and be a part of it.


Welcome to Athens, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves, is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help you maintain your best self.


In the Oncology Business Unit we relentlessly follow the science, challenging the status quo to deliver more effective treatments to patients in need. Our commitment means we purposefully push back the limits of knowledge to change the practice of medicine. To ensure no patient is left behind, no matter what stage of disease.

As a Product Specialist, in AstraZeneca Oncology, you’ll play a pivotal role in delivering life-changing medicines to patients. This position will report directly into the respective FL Sales Manager.

What you’ll do

  • Drive sales performance and deliver brand KPIs and financial targets to meet and/or exceed assigned objectives and position AstraZeneca as a leader in Oncology
  • Understand the business, providing stakeholders’ and key accounts’ insights than will optimize plan, deliverables, and results and build networks to ensure effective patient journey through the accounts
  • Deliver results through consistent analysis of business opportunities and seamless implementations of action plan, addressing challenges with a sense of urgency and high energy
  • Build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders to meet shared objectives (internal stakeholders /peers) and serve as a link to succeed optimal results (external stakeholders /HCPs) 

Essential for the role

  • Bachelor’s degree (life sciences educational background will be considered an asset)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Oncology or Specialty Care
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • High scientific profile able to communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Business acumen with Strategic & Analytical thinking
  • Motivated and results oriented
  • Fluency in English and Greek language

Desirable for the role

  • Master’s Degree
  • Hepatology / Gastrenterology or Urology experience

Why AstraZeneca?

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, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Where can I find out more?

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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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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