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Franchise Lead - Oncology Baltics

Location Riga, Rīga, Latvia Tallinn, Harju, Estonia Job ID R-200212 Date posted 20/05/2024

Franchise Lead - Oncology Baltics

Introduction to Role:

Join us as a Franchise Lead Oncology, a key leader in our Oncology Business Unit. Reporting to the Head of Oncology Baltics, you will be responsible for leading the commercial development and profitable management of your respective brand/therapeutic area. You will drive performance to achieve Brand/TA revenue and financial targets, inspire and develop your team, and foster cross-functional collaboration across the TA and within the broader Oncology Business Unit.


  • You are accountable for the business performance of your brand/TA as per Phased Budget targets.

  • You have full P&L responsibility for your brand/TA and are responsible for ensuring key financial and brand metrics are met.

  • Business and strategy planning including forecasting, market analysis.

  • Leading the Franchise strategic planning, Long-term DA strategy.

  • Accountable for ensuring launch readiness in entrusted TA, across Baltic cluster.

  • Works with KAM&TAM on account management developing strategies for each account to meet the targets aligned with the franchise strategy.

  • Lead and encourage teams to upscale omnichannel approach to maximize reach. Advocate for incorporating Digital/GenAi/Ai projects.

  • Grow AZ leadership and expand external network in Oncology.

  • Contributing to key initiatives and above-brand projects within the cluster. A success criteria of this role is understanding cross-brand and TA dynamics that impact the commercialization of our AZ Oncology pipeline and proactively working with peers to leverage synergies and identify needs & opportunities.

  • Cultivate and modelcross functionalleadership and ensure alignment of the Sales&Marketing teams with othercross functionalteams on country level (Medical, Access, Diagnostics) to build an ambitious and collaborative business.

  • Build network on regional (and above) level in the entrusted Franchises stream, to leverage synergies, experience exchange and wider projects.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • University education or equivalent experience in Medicine, Pharmacy or Science

  • Leadership experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry with accountability and a consistent record for delivering on business goals

  • Broad commercial experience with proven success across various stages of the brand lifecycle

  • Profound understanding of drug development and commercialization in Oncology

  • Proven grasp of ongoing paradigm changes and future trends in healthcare commercialization

  • Demonstrated ability to establish teams and achieve goals by delivering through others

  • Shown experience and knowledge of a broad base of external partners and customers

  • P&L management experience and ability to build a financial narrative

  • Experienced with key regulations in the field of pharmaceutical compliance and commercialization

At AstraZeneca's Oncology Business Unit, we are driven by an ambitious spirit, enabling us to proactively take initiatives, speak up and see first-hand the difference we've made. We are trusted and empowered to be creative, solving problems by trying new things with science as our guardrail. We embrace continuous change and improvement, encouraged to think differently and develop groundbreaking ideas. We are fundamentally changing the way cancer is treated through innovation. We turn our pipeline into reality for more patients, bringing novel and transformative medicine to market. Our pipeline is one of the deepest and broadest in the industry, with cutting-edge science and life-changing medicines to work on today and in the future.

Are you ready to make a difference? Join us today and help us shape the future of Oncology!

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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