AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Medical Advisor (field based) CVMD – NordicBaltic MC (Sweden) in Södertälje, Sweden
The Medical Advisor is a field based medical affairs professional with solid scientific and therapeutic-area (TA) understanding and knowledge. Most often, the responsibilities are national, but Nordic tasks may be within the responsibility of the Medical Advisor as well. The Medical Advisor is responsible for executing medical activity plans for AstraZeneca’s (AZ’s) marketed products and for compounds in development. The Medical Advisor translates scientific knowledge into strategies and tactics that support business success and leverages valuable insights from external environment to enhance decision making. The Medical Advisor should demonstrate collaborative cross-functional working relationships with internal stakeholders.
Medical Advisors engage in in-depth medical and scientific product or disease area discussions, and presentations in a non-promotional scientific context. These activities, the circumstances in which they are conducted and the way to perform them in a fully compliant way are described in detail in the Global MSL Standard and the NoBa SOP for External Interactions.
The Medical Advisor participates in local cross-functional team based on need.
Medical Advisors report into the Medical Affairs Department. Medical Advisors must not have commercial objectives or measures. However, Medical Advisors and their management may communicate strategic objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to commercial stakeholders to ensure alignment.
Location: Sodertalje, Sweden.
Conduct medical/scientific exchange activities to increase comprehension of relevant clinical data
Increase understanding of therapeutic areas and clinical practice to impact strategy
Develop, enhance and maintain external stakeholder engagement
Support the scientific programs that explore unmet medical needs in priority disease areas
Act as scientific expert in priority disease area(s) for internal stakeholders
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Preferably Master’s Degree in life sciences or a related discipline
Pro-active mindset with respect to engaging external stakeholders (e.g. HCPs)
Experience working on cross-functional teams
Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to a variety of audiences
Established project management ability
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent knowledge in English language and fluent in at least one of the Nordic languages
Excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health care systems and payer structures in the Nordic countries
Ability to travel
Driver’s license required
Advanced scientific degree in life sciences or a related discipline
Two+ years of experience from medical affairs
Clinical and/or research experience within relevant therapeutic area
Strong leadership and management capabilities
For more information about the position please contact Thomas Diness, +4523617730.
Welcome with your application no later than August 25 2017. Please disregard the closing date mentioned below.