August 19, 2016

Global Medical Affairs Leader, Immuno-Oncology / Sr. Global Medical Affairs Leader, Immuno-Oncology

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP - Gaithersburg, MD

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There are currently 2 open postions for a Global Medical Affairs Leader / Sr. Global Medical Affairs Leader Immuno-Oncology br br Division: Global Medical Affairs br Position: Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL) for Immuno-Oncology (GMAL-IO)/Sr. Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL) for Immuno-Oncology (Sr. GMAL-IO) br Location: Gaithersburg (MD) or Cambridge (UK) br Successful candidates will be AstraZeneca Employees and will be located at AstraZeneca's center in Gaithersburg, Maryland (USA) or in Cambridge, UK. br br About AstraZeneca in Oncology br AstraZeneca has a deep-rooted heritage in Oncology and offers a quickly growing portfolio of new medicines that has the potential to transform patients' lives and the Company's future. With at least 6 new medicines to be launched between 2014 and 2020 and a broad pipeline of small molecules and biologics in development, we are committed to advance New Oncology as one of AstraZeneca's six Growth Platforms focused on lung, ovarian, breast and blood cancers. In addition to our core capabilities, we actively pursue innovative partnerships and investments that accelerate the delivery of our strategy, as illustrated by our investment in haematology. br By harnessing the power of four scientific platforms -- immuno-oncology, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair and antibody drug conjugates -- and by championing the development of personalised combinations, AstraZeneca has the vision to redefine cancer treatment and one day eliminate cancer as a cause of death. br br For more Company information, please visit: br br Summary of Role br The GMAL-IO will lead the medical strategy and execution of key deliverables to support the launch and lifecycle management globally for the IO program. This GMAL-IO role will report to the Head, GMA Immuno-Oncology. br The core accountabilities of this role are to as follows: br - Provide a coordinated approach to building Astra Zeneca's medical leadership in Immuno-Oncology (IO), and deliver medical insight into the development and execution of an IO strategy. br - Oversee and support the development and execution of integrated medical plans (evidence generation and scientific communications), including global external experts, diagnostics and patient centric activities. br - Partner closely with colleagues in the Markets, GMD, early research (MedImmune & IMED), Regulatory, Commercial, Access, Health Outcomes and other key functions, and help build alignment on key initiatives including optimal approach to data generation, communication and supporting access. br - provide oversight of the assigned indication/tumor type and manage appropriate involvement of prioritized market teams to ensure that market insights are used to inform product development and Global deliverables br - To interface with internal and external stakeholders to enhance the scientific and clinical understanding of the brand br - Responsible for the co-ordination of Medical Affairs activities including: br o Science Advisory boards br o Ensuring the alignment of the publication and medical evidence to the integrated medical plan br o Providing appropriate input into the Global Externally sponsored research and collaborations br o Supporting the Medical Academy Director to deliver the content for a curriculum br o Responsible for leading the development and accuracy and fair balance of scientific communications br o Other medical affairs activities as agreed with Head, IO-GMA