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Oncology Business Manager, Breast - Detroit

Location Wilmington, Delaware, United States Job ID R-157510 Date posted 23/01/2023

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.

As an Oncology Business Manager (OBM) in the Detroit district for the Breast Cancer team, you will provide inspirational leadership, prioritize to drive dedication through tumor-level geography execution. As a coach and a liaison you will encourage dedication, engender trust, demonstrate collaboration and build followership. You will adopt and role model an ethical, diverse and inclusive mentality while recruiting, hiring, and developing an impactful team with a culture of inclusion.

This district includes Pittsburgh, Ohio and Michigan.

  • Responsible for geography sales performance via implementation of tumor business priorities collected in the Tumor Geo Plan

  • Responsible for the cross-functional tumor-focused team to ensure appropriate insight sharing & collaboration across AZ teams within the geography

  • Collates insights with cross-functional team to identify scope and priority of educational needs as part of geography plan

  • Communicates with brand team to identify resources available for geography utilization

  • Direct manager and mentor of Oncology Account Specialists in the geography(ies) with emphasis on skill development in crafting account plans and process to find opportunities appropriate for account plans while encouraging and promoting appropriate business conduct throughout the team.

  • OBM is responsible for account plans for their assigned territory and leading teams.

  • Tumor-focused manager who is accountable for and responsible for building and cultivating the right business conduct in their teams.  Ensure oversight, training, monitoring in place and functioning per expectations.

  • Leader is a role model for living AZ values who diligently and consistently upholds our ethical standards and compliance expectations.



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • A valid driver’s license and safe driving record

  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical sales experience

  • Indirect or direct people leader experience


  • Confirmed leadership capabilities and/or people management experience

  • Strong financial management and business insight

  • Exposure and/or experience in other functional areas of the business (e.g. Marketing, Strategy, Sales Force Effectiveness, or Sales Operations)

  • Confirmed clinical/scientific skill

  • Individual must demonstrate collaboration, entrepreneurialism, flexibility and tenacity

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting-edge methods, and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

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.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.