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Oncology Business Manager - VIC (12 month contract)

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-199522 Date posted 12/05/2024

Do you have expertise in pharmaceutical sales in oncology and a passion for patient access to treatment? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the VIC health network in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then we want to hear from you!

About AstraZeneca

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’re brave disruptors – entrepreneurial, courageous and pioneering in our approach. Here you have the opportunity to step up, take personal accountability and lead changes in our ever-evolving environment.

Business area

AstraZeneca Oncology is driven by the vision that for a patient with cancer, every day matters. We aspire to redefine the cancer-treatment paradigm and have a broad pipeline of next-generation medicines that are focused principally on lung, prostate, ovarian and haematological cancers.

We currently have a position available for an Oncology Business Manager to join the Breast & Gynaecological Cancers  Franchise looking after our Ovarian and Breast Portfolio.

Reporting to the National Sales Manager there are a number of key focuses in this role that co-inside with the broader Oncology franchise and strategy, as we continue to evolve in line with customer and patient needs. You will be joining an exceptionally cohesive and supportive team which has delivered outstanding sales results, where exceeding expectations is expected, and challenging the traditional way of interacting with our customers is the norm.

What you’ll do

You will be fully empowered and have complete responsibility for building and owning Account Plans in collaboration with the cross functional team, to exceed customer expectations and generate outstanding sales results. You will also embrace our digital tools to create excellent customer engagement.

This role offers an opportunity to join a team that is passionate about patient outcomes and having a positive impact in the oncology market. If you are passionate about Oncology and enjoy being part of a fun and driven culture that works in a decisive, transparent and flexible environment, this is an ideal opportunity!

Essential for the role

  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in life sciences, medical or pharmacy

  • Experience selling to hospital specialists and knowledge of the Oncology market

  • Experience with a broad base of external customers in the VIC health network, including patients, prescribers, payors, providers

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills and demonstrated project/team/cross-functional leadership

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and ability to self-manage

  • Experience in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences

Desirable for the role

  • A track record of successfully developing key accounts including tendering experience and sound knowledge of protocol

  • Demonstrated exposure of building long positive relationships with both internal and external customers in complex clinical environments

  • The ability to think strategically and be entrepreneurial

Why AstraZeneca

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.

By following the science, and fusing it with our business acumen, we are powered to push the science further. We identify key opportunities for our pipeline in the future and provide the guidance to act on it now.

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 contact Danielle Jones. We welcome your application by 27th May.

Where can I find out more?

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And visit our local and global website https://www.astrazeneca.com.au/ and https://www.astrazeneca.com/

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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