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Oncology Business Unit Head

Location Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia Job ID R-193226 Date posted 26/02/2024

Do you have expertise in, and passion for Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact an organisation that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


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.

At AstraZeneca, we unlock the power of what science can do. Empowered to explore, everyday we work towards our ultimate aim – treating, preventing, modifying and even curing complex diseases.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible to lead the business, the strategy, business planning, marketing, and sales of this portfolio. Working closely with the leadership team, you will be accountable for formulating all strategic goals in relation to Oncology & Rare Disease portfolio and provide a strong platform for continued growth of the area. Emphasis will be placed on the growth of business revenue, profits, quality of sales and marketing in Indonesia and developing talent for leadership positions

The role is based in Indonesia and reports to our Country President.  

Typical Accountabilities:

  • Provides strong sales & marketing leadership to ensure the achievement of portfolio P&L goals.

  • Build portfolio strategy based on strong science and market insight to deliver sustainable growth and brand market share.

  • Develops and successfully manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Work closely with MA and CA team for Public/Private Market Access and Policy shaping.

  • Ensures effective cross-functional collaboration to manage the inventory in accordance with agreed plans and policy.

  • Ensure sales force deployment in line with strategy and commercial measures and ensure achievement of business goals.

  • Build and lead a strong CFT to drive internal and external stakeholder management to make a most meaningful difference to RD patients.

  • Coach/mentor the team through performance management, talent management and career development. Provide leadership to ensure consistent application, individual accountability, and continuous improvement.

  • Develop Managers to be viable candidates for future Sales Leader positions.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally and drive cross-functional projects of strategic importance.

  • Steer business with strong ethical conduct and adherence to Compliance to protect the reputation of the Organization.

  • Have and display a strong Scientific expertise in Sales, Marketing, Medical, Access.

Essential for the role

  • Minimum 10+ years Sales and Marketing Leadership experience preferably in Oncology.

  • Experience in Marketing > 3 years and has experience for new product launching.

  • Experience in both Indonesia and Global market preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, budget management, presentation, and negotiation skill.

  • Graduate Degree in Science or Medicine. MBA is Preferable.

Desirable for the role:

  • Experience in successful product launches with excellent understanding of the market and access.

  • Drives results that outperform the market by driving strategic, financial and people performance.

  • Established track record of attracting, assessing, and developing talent and optimizing team performance.

  • Ability to develop Strategic Partnerships.

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.

In our ever-evolving and sophisticated markets, it takes entrepreneurial thinking to stay at the forefront. Fusing our diverse minds with local ownership we’re powered with everything we need to shape a new future for AstraZeneca, our markets and our patients.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you 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 we'd love to hear from you. We encourage your application.

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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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