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Medical Advisor Vaccines&Immune (V&I) - maternity cover

Location Milan, Lombardy, Italy Job ID R-204306 Date posted 07/07/2024

Are you ready to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca is the place for you! We believe in the potential of our people and you’ll develop beyond what you thought possible. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development and deployment of a vaccine and therapeutic interventions around COVID-19 that could change the course of the pandemic.

As Medical Advisor – V&I, you will contribute to the development of medical strategy and provide Medical input into Brand Strategies. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.


As a Medical Advisor, you will report to the Medical Area Head, V&I. Your role will include customer and account shaping, ensuring the patient is central to all activities, developing and maintaining scientific relationships with key customers, providing expert medical input into key Government Affairs and Market Access activities, coordinating the development and implementation of Advisory Boards, and much more. You will also be responsible for local evidence generation, campaign development, and compliance and governance.

Essential Skills/Experience:

- Scientific degree

- Prior experience in a Medical Affairs role in vaccines/ infectious diseases or immunology

- Track record of leadership across the medico-marketing interface

- Proven ability to interact with external customers

- Evidence of effective team working and accountability

- Proficiency in English and Italian

Desirable Skills/Experience

- Technical expertise in infectious diseases / vaccines/ immunology

- Experience of the pharmaceutical industry

- Extensive patient and customer insight through experience in a health care setting

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That's why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we're not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we are at the forefront of medical leadership across our enterprise and the healthcare ecosystem. We are committed to shaping the future of Healthcare. There's so much opportunity here as we continue to grow - no better place to improve patients' lives and develop with AstraZeneca. We provide medical leadership across the whole product lifecycle - from advising on Research & Development investment decisions, to leading pre-launch scientific efforts and accelerating evidence-based healthcare changes in the real world.

Join us in our Biopharmaceuticals Business Unit where we align our diverse areas to meet needs and influence strategies. Connect and align different groups across the enterprise -from Research & Development to Market Access. We work simply and with agility to meet the needs of others from early stages of clinical development onwards, throughout the lifecycle. In return, we get to shape AstraZeneca's Medical and Commercial brand plans and disease area strategies.

Ready to make an impact? Apply now and join us in our mission to improve lives through science!

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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