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Patient Programs Associate

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-204406 Date posted 08/07/2024

If you are passionate about making a difference to patients’ lives, this role offers an excellent opportunity for you. Be part of an industry-leading Medical Affairs team in this special role.

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 disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

In our work we aim to bring wider benefits to society – building healthy communities and limiting our impact on the planet. We are committed to leading the quest to meet rising global demand for effective healthcare.

What you’ll do

We currently have an opportunity to join our AccessAZ Team as an Access Program Associate.  In this role you will receive training to deliver client services relating to patient access programs.  You will act as the liaison between AZ, health care professionals and other external stakeholders managing and coordinating access programs and offering guidance on the process for requesting access to AZ medicines, within Australia and New Zealand. Your responsibilities will include storing and maintaining documentation integrity, complying with privacy laws, and identifying and reporting suspected adverse events. This position offers diversity and challenge as you work across several programs.  This rewarding and challenging role presents a unique opportunity to advance your career whilst truly making a difference for patients.

This is a Sydney based role in a permanent part time (3 days per week) capacity, reporting to the Access Program Manager.

Essential for the role

  • Advanced communication and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail

  • Process orientated with a strong focus on compliance

  • Proven track record in establishing strong external and internal relationships through effective communication, influence, and collaborative networking

  • Agile mindset, thriving in a fast-paced environment, adapting quickly to changing priorities

  • Enthusiastic about continuous learning and skill development, maintaining high ethical and professional standards

  • strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and preferably exposure to working with databases


Desirable for the role

  • You have a patient focused background, preferably a Pharmacy or Health Science related degree is preferred

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.

We’re self-starters that always take the initiative – passionate and proud of what we do. We have a culture of curiosity – collaborative people who are open to new ideas and thinking. This allows us to successfully adapt and change as the technology environment evolves. Here it’s like a continuum of activities not a task structure, so at a team level you get an open and agile setup with less structure than other companies of our size and scale.


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 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 get in touch with Danielle Jones. We welcome your application. Applications close on 31st July.

Where can I find out more?
Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn
Visit https://www.astrazeneca.com.au/ and https://www.astrazeneca.com/

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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