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Medical Manager

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-179631 Date posted 11/09/2023

Are you a medical affairs professional with a passion for patient outcomes? Would you like to apply your expertise to launch new medicines in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you!

About AstraZeneca

Here you are encouraged to make a difference. Everyone contributes with a unique skill set and passion for an industry that improves lives by delivering truly impactful medicines. It is an exciting place to be doing crucial work at the forefront of biopharmaceutical science.

What you’ll do

Join our CVRM medical team where there are multiple new indications and targets in our groundbreaking 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.

As a Medical Manager, you'll play a crucial role in channelling AstraZeneca’s scientific leadership in CVRM diseases to build and create a positive impact on enhancing patients' lives. Reporting to the Associate Medical Director, you will be the scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expert responsible for delivering strategic and tactical plans for AZ’s CVRM portfolio, specifically focused on current and upcoming indications in heart failure. 

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Lead CVRM Heart Failure strategy to help shape the future direction of the portfolio

  • Develop and maintain a strong Key External Expert/external stakeholder management plan

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

  • Providing scientific expertise for regulatory and market access submissions

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

  • Work closely with the field medical team 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

Essential for the role

  • Current experience as a Medical Manager from within the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience in heart failure/cardiovascular or other CVRM related therapy areas

  • 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

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca Australia and New Zealand, you’ll find inspiring and passionate colleagues who are encouraged to reach their full potential. Leaders live the company’s Purpose and Values and earn colleagues’ respect by doing the right thing. The speak-up culture will help you feel empowered and appreciated for your work. This is a place with life-long learning and opportunity at the core, which fosters rewarding and career-defining work. We believe that a healthy work environment leads to healthier levels of productivity. Committed to employee wellbeing, we ensure our employees enjoy various activities and programmes that promote health, well-being, motivation and job satisfaction. It’s all part of our constant mission to be 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 insights and 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 Danielle Jones.

Where can I find out more?

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. 

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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