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Medical Project Lead - HCM

Location Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Job ID R-202420 Date posted 13/06/2024

Medical Project Lead - HCM

About AstraZeneca and AstraZeneca Vietnam


AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN) is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines in Oncology, Rare Diseases and BioPharmaceuticals, including Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory & Immunology. Based in Cambridge, UK, AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. Please visit and follow the Company on Twitter @AstraZeneca.

AstraZeneca Vietnam

As a Foreign Invested Enterprise with over 550 members, AstraZeneca is investing into Vietnam 310 million USD from 2020 to 2030 with a focus on reducing the burdens of non-communicable diseases, developing local talent, and uplifting the domestic biopharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing capabilities.

Over the last three decades accompanying Vietnam’s sustainable development, AstraZeneca has run several impactful programmes in collaboration with the Government, Ministry of Health and healthcare partners to promote disease awareness, prevention and early detection. In recent years, AstraZeneca Vietnam has received several certificates of merit from the Prime Minister and Minister of Health, for excellent contributions to Vietnam’s vaccine diplomacy, fight against COVID-19 and advancement of cancer treatment and disease awareness. The company has also been recognized among Vietnam’s Top 100 Best Places to Work (2018 – 2022) with various other industry awards from BritCham, EuroCham, and government agencies.

What you’ll do

Job Description

This position is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategy on medical project, mainly focusing on raising awareness, improving screening rate and ultimately, improving patients’ outcomes in respiratory diseases.

This role works closely with field-based customer-facing roles in Medical Affairs (e.g., Medical Science Liaison) and x-functional team (e.g. sales representatives and first line sale managers) to implement activities and campaign for Respiratory therapeutic area.

Typical Accountabilities

(bullet point list)

  • Co-design and execute a comprehensive early detection program for targeted communities in respiratory area.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, community organizations, and patient advocacy groups to develop and deliver educational materials and outreach programs.
  • Identify and implement effective screening methods for respiratory disease within community settings.
  • Manage project budget and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure program success.
  • Analyze data and generate reports to evaluate program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
  • Share and update the project progress with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including healthcare providers, community organizations, and patient advocacy groups.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest scientific advancements in asthma/COPD diagnosis and treatment.
  • Represent at relevant scientific conferences/ events relating to respiratory diseases.
  • Support to conduct research and analysis to identify and evaluate potential early detection strategies, including new technologies, screening tools, and awareness campaigns.
  • Ensure all activities comply with relevant regulations and ethical guideline.
  • Compliance with relevant company and industry code of Conduct and also to comply with local country codes.
  • Require extensive travelling.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or medicine, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in project management within the healthcare industry or pharmaceutical marketing for ethical product, (respiratory is preferred) with good track record of effective implementation of plan and campaign.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.


  • MBA in relevant field
  • Experience in Insight/Market Research
  • Excellent understanding of COPD, including its diagnosis, treatment, and impact on patients.
  • Experience working with community organizations and patient advocacy groups (a plus).

Key Relationships to reach solutions

Internal (to AZ or team)

Medical, Regulatory, Field force Management and Field Force, Marketing colleagues, Finance, Global/regional groups, Training

External (to AZ)

Government, NGO, KOLs, doctors, medical societies,

healthcare associations, pharmacists, patient’s

associations, communication agencies (market research,

PR, ads & events companies etc)

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

What will you get?

We provide driven packages and benefits for proficient and qualified candidates; a winning dream team and colleagues who share ONE values, ideas, and goals.

So, what’s next?

If you are already inspiring yourself to join our dream team, we can’t wait to hear from you.

If you are ready to bring new insights and fresh thinking to the table, Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours.

If you’re curious to know more then please take initiative to We encourage your application.

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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