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Medical Manager - Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolic - Heart Failure

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-115909 Date posted 09/09/2021

Medical Manager - Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolic - Heart Failure

Are you passionate about patient outcome? At AstraZeneca, you’ll have the chance to positively impact patients’ lives.

About AstraZeneca

In the BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit team we thrive in our diverse and vibrant environment. Part of a global research-led enterprise, there’s always novel science to bring to market. It brings out the best in us – provided with all the support and tools needed and the agility to move fast. Unleash your ambition and your true self. Part of our inclusive environment where there’s opportunity for global mobility, continuous learning and building best practices.

What you’ll do

Join an exciting medical team where there are numerous new indications and targets in our game-changing pipeline. Our team’s vision is “to be leaders & valued partners in CVRM science and clinical practice supporting peoples’ health”. We deliver this value through medical excellence, being patient focused and improving patients’ lives. We are confident we can change the practice of medicine and redefine cardiovascular and renal treatment.

We are currently looking for an experienced Medical Manager to join our Medical Affairs team.

You'll play a crucial role in channelling AstraZeneca’s scientific leadership in CVRM to build and create a positive impact on enhancing patients' lives. Reporting to the Senior Medical Manager, the Medical Manager is a scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expert responsible for providing scientific and strategic leadership for AstraZeneca’s CVRM Portfolio specifically focused on Heart Failure.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of medical strategy and tactical plans for AZ’s CVRM portfolio, specifically focused on HF

  • Provide robust input into the internal and external CVRM HF strategy to help shape the future direction of the CVRM portfolio

  • Develop and maintain a robust Key External Expert/external bodies management plan

  • Collaboration with top tier Key External Experts, scientific & medical peak bodies, and non-government organisations to help shape the practice of medicine

  • Manage externally sponsored trials and internally led phase 4 or RWE clinical studies

  • Providing scientific expertise for regulatory and market access submissions

  • Acting as a medical expert to ensure compliance with code of conduct across the business

  • Be a valued partner and scientific expert to the marketing and sales teams to support commercial brand strategy

  • Work closely with the field medical teams to contribute and support field medical strategic plans

  • Provide strong project management of medically-led initiatives

  • Partner with and develop close collaboration with regional and global colleagues

  • Partnering with the clinical operations team to facilitate feasibility, support recruitment and manage site and investigator related queries

  • Providing internal training for medical and commercial field teams

This opportunity presents an exceptional long-term career for the right individual, following some deep and interesting science that will make a critical difference to patients’ lives. If you are passionate about leading a team, have experience and knowledge of Diabetes/Cardiovascular products and market, and enjoy being part of a fun and driven culture this is an ideal opportunity!

Essential for the role

  • Experience working within the CVRM therapeutic area and medical affairs in a similar role in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Curious, strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial creative problem solving approach and strong project management skills. Demonstrated ability to get things done and strong sense of urgency.

  • Strong, clear communicator with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, internally within a matrix environment and externally

  • Strong understanding of the Medicines of Australia Code of Conduct

Desirable for the role

  • Relevant Medical Advisor/Manager experience

  • Qualifications in a relevant scientific area and/or prior clinical experience e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD

  • Experience in product launch or strategy development and execution

  • Proven leadership capabilities; interpersonal and influencing skills

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.

AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work.

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!

  • If you’re curious to know more please reach out to Daniel Kim. We welcome your application.

Where can I find out more?



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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