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Franchise Lead Oncology GU/GI

Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job ID R-182502 Date posted 25/02/2024

At AstraZeneca, we are united by a common purpose: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Every day, we make a difference by delivering potentially life-changing medicines to millions of people worldwide. Our purpose is results-oriented and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and creative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate diverse, bold thinking, are curious, creative, and open to new insights and ways of working.

Currently we are looking for Franchise Lead Oncology (GU/GI).


  • Leads all aspects of commercial activities for the franchise, including marketing strategy & execution, new patient / patients on therapy targets identification, empowering cross-functional collaboration and strong patient-centric approach
  • Develops local Oncology franchise strategy (based on Global strategy) and localized Brand plans including launch plan development & management of launch plan / performance reviews; ensures strategic integration of expanding portfolio and synergies across portfolio. Successfully identify, plan and exploit new brand, existing brand or trade opportunities to develop the business in line with marketing strategic direction. Supervise of using of all sources of market data to develop market models which allow product strategies to be optimised
  • Develops local forecast with solid understanding of P&L, assumptions, insights / trends and solid resource and budget management to deliver on P&L. Drives execution of the brand plans & brand KPIs through close collaboration with cross functional partners. Plans, monitors and reports team activities accurately and in time, in line with AZ standards, so that relevant KPIs are attained at MR / KAM level and at regional / national team level
  • Develops relevant communication & campaign material, manages external agencies and ensures sign-off;
  • Lead, coach, mentor the team in order to ensure a professional development of each team member enabling to reach its objectives and to create the highest possible value to the company. Develop and support strong cross-team collaboration
  • Develops and manage relationships with KEEs in collaboration with Medical and senior management. Works with government affairs partners, ensures policy shaping activities and market access to support growth of portfolio
  • Engages proactively above market with global/regional team and other markets to facilitate best practice learnings and ensure quality deliverables
  • Demonstrates business ethics and ensure active respect of values, business ethics, local laws, policies and Marketing procedures. Ensures all activities and responsibilities are carried out in compliance with the high standards of ethics and integrity required by the Code of Conduct, supporting Policies and Standards and Company Values to protect and enhance long term performance and reputation
  • Other duties within position’s scope, as assigned by Line Manager

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Significant pharmaceutical commercial experience with a strong performance track record
  • Strong senior marketing and senior sales leadership with a successful track record of growing market share as well as preparing for and successfully launching new products and brands. Creative marketing capabilities together with rigorous commercial business sense
  • Excellent track record of managing and developing individuals and teams. Demonstrated driver of motivation and cross-functional teamwork
  • Significant Pharmaceutical experience within Oncology will be an asset
  • Fluent in English
  • High standards in ethical behaviour
  • Strategic & Analytical skills
  • Excellent Communication skills - verbal & written
  • Influencing skills

Join AstraZeneca and help us deliver life-changing medicines. Be among our employees who continue to make us an innovation-driven company that stands firmly among the world’s leaders in biopharmaceuticals. APPLY!

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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