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Marketing Manager - Oncology

Location Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Job ID R-137850 Date posted 08/05/2022

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Oncology at AstraZeneca

Be part of fulfilling our ambition to be world leaders in Oncology. We are already the fastest growing team within AstraZeneca and across the industry, and there are countless new indications and targets in our game-changing pipeline. We deliver this value through launch excellence, commercial effectiveness, and maximizing the lifecycle. By leveraging our commercialized portfolio we are confident we can change the practice of medicine and redefine cancer treatment.

Our Position

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager – Lung, the successful candidate will work to ensure the successful execution of our TAGRISSO strategic and above-brand plans to drive customer and patient engagement, connection, and empowerment in new ways.

You will help lead the internal cross-functional alignment and coordination of customer-focused activity plans, ensuring appropriate reach and impact of customer-facing activities, managing the digital strategy and executing plans to help activate physicians to appropriately identify and refer patients to specialists for diagnosis and optimal treatment. You will deliver best in class strategies, tactics, and tools for the TAGRISSO team and will build a digital approach to existing brand tactics and strategies, using new insights to lead the development of comprehensive product plans to positively impact the value of AstraZeneca’s TAGRISSO and Lung portfolio.

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Co-coordinate the strategic and tactical planning processes for TAGRISSO to drive success over the short and longer-term

  • Lead the cross-functional digital strategy and tactical plan embedded within overall TAGRISSO plan

  • Partner with key external experts to build relationships, elevate our leadership position in lung oncology and ultimately improve care for patients

  • Collaborate with the internal global and local TAGRISSO team to build, lead, execute and amplify strategies and tactics to increase interactions and engagement with key external contacts (eg. physicians, nurses, policy and payer managers, patient advocacy groups)

  • Drive a robust understanding of the patient pathway and HCPs who treat or refer by triangulating key information sources (e.g. Internal cross-functional partners, Insights, etc.)

  • Positively influence brand performance and profitability while controlling promotional expenses


  • University degree in science and/or business

  • You have a minimum of 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry and you have demonstrated your impact in multiple roles such as sales, marketing, professional education, sales training, analytics and insights

  • Previous digital marketing experience an asset - from conception to implementation

  • Previous Lung Oncology experience is an asset

  • Experience engaging with and collecting new insights from customers e.g. KEEs, prescribers, patients and payers an asset

  • You act with urgency, constantly prioritizing work to meet business needs

  • You are a critical thinker and focus your work on the highest priorities aligned to the overall strategic direction with a patient centric approach

  • You positively impact and influence others and quickly establish credibility while building strong business relationships

  • You have strong communication skills: writing and presentation and you are people focused in discussions

  • You are committed to a developing a cohesive team environment

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AstraZeneca is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees, our customers and the healthcare systems in the communities in which we serve. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and customers, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at AstraZeneca. As such, all offers of employment will be conditional upon either (i) proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) proof of need for accommodation under relevant human rights legislation, and AstraZeneca’s determination that the requested accommodation can be provided without undue hardship.  You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or proof of need for accommodation during our background screening process.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by

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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