Regional Oncology MSL Director, Lung
Location: Field Based, Central US
Do you have expertise in, and passion for Medical Affairs in Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Regional Oncology MSL Director, Lung, Central US, role in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm with the bold ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. We are proud to work on ground breaking science with one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the business. Help to advance our pipeline by applying expertise and accelerating our pathway to finding a cure.
**** The territory is the Central US and includes ND, SD, MN, WI, MI, IA, IL, IN, MO, AR, LA, MS, parts of TX, KY, TN, OH ****
What you'll do:
The Oncology Regional Field Medical Director (RFMD) leads a team of MSLs who are in charge of being the local medical voice of AstraZeneca in the disease area of interest. The RFMD will be part of the Field Medical Therapy Area Leadership team, led by the National Field Medical Director (NFMD) .
The Oncology RFMD is the representative of the field medical team and is accountable for the delivery of Medical Science Liaison (MSL) field medical plans. They must lead and evolve, in response to company direction and growth, the field-based medical organization, including establishing and iterating on standard operating procedures and best practices.
Additional Accountabilities will include driving the Development of impactful MSLs. Includes hiring, recruiting, ongoing performance and talent assessment and development of field medical teams.Partner with NFMD to understand and implement Regional and GEO-based field medical strategy for assigned therapeutic area; provide direction and prioritization to MSLs around customer engagement plans, speaker program support, clinical trial support, scientific exchange and collaborative research within the region and therapeutic area. Provide information and insight to help inform GEO/account coverage and prioritization decisions that meet local market needs and align with therapeutic area strategy.
Advanced scientific degree required (i.e. Pharm D, MD/DO, PhD, PA or NP) in a relevant health science or clinical field
5-7 years experience in pharmaceutical industry
2+ years in field leadership experience
Ability to lead MSL activities in assigned Therapeutic Area
Strong skills in coaching, leading, and management of people
Ability to travel 30% + (Company Car provided)
- MBA in conjunction with advanced scientific degree
- 3-4 years of pharmaceutical Medical Science Liaison experience
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 ambitious - 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 groundbreaking methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
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