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Oncology TA Head

Location Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China Job ID R-097977 Date posted 26/02/2021
  • Technical / Skills Training
  • Deep disease and therapeutic area  knowledge
  • Deep medicines development knowledge
  • Deep regulatory knowledge for the TA
  • Stats knowledge
  • Broad network with Chinese KOLs and investigators in given TAs
  • Deep medical monitoring experience
  • Deep knowledge of CSP/CSR development and study data interpretation
  • Deep Experience in regulatory agency interaction and NDA submission
  • Excellent presentation, organizational &communication skill
  • Strategic thinking and problem  solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills in project and people management
  • Big picture with ability to prioritize and focus with attentive to detail and excellent analytical skill
  • Minimum 10 years clinical development experience in pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry
  • Minimum 5 years in leading TA (>= Director level position) with successful delivery track record of drug development and registration
  • Medical Degree
  • Medical training
  • Global drug development experience


  • China development strategy, planning and execution of all portfolio projects in a TA
  • responsible for the successful delivery of AZ portfolio in China in a given TA
    • Strategy planning, governance approval, funding securing
    • Regulatory submission/approval of CTP and study delivery (with Stats and Clinical Operations)
    • Result interpretation and NDA submission/approval in partnership with global function and CDU B/I and RA
    • Forming and running advisory board for portfolio projects
  • Leading the CNPTs within a TA
  • Owner of development documents (CIB, protocol and CSR, ETC) China content
  • Co-Chair of China TA Project Review Form to ensure the quality and speedy delivery of portfolio projects in a TA
  • Serve as a member of China portfolio management committee (PMC) for TA decision making
  • Oversight of Safety and PK/PD programs at portfolio level to support the portfolio project delivery
  • Oversee TA physicians and scientists for project delivery and performance management
  • Coach and mentor TA physician/scientists for knowledge, skill and career development
  • Build and maintain strong TA physician/scientist team and CNPT
  • Build and foster internal/external key stakeholder relationship

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised. 


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.

10001002 H CDPN R&D Oncology (Susan Galbraith (07016555)) (85008610)

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