Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Luton

Description

Salary: Competitive

London & South


At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us. As the Medical Science Liaison Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.


Luton is home to our UK Marketing Company (UKMC), responsible for the marketing of our medicines in the UK. Here you’ll also find colleagues from AstraZeneca’s corporate functions and our European and International regions’ sales and marketing teams. As a member of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), all of our sales, marketing and communications activities are subject to the ABPI Code of Practice.. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.

Main Duties And Responsibilities:


You will act as the regional medical affairs expert by engaging with health care professionals in high quality scientific and clinical exchange on current marketed products and development compounds and support local Account teams in the delivery of their objectives.

A key part of the role will be to share knowledge and insight with cross-functional colleagues and to provide technical input into brand/medical activities.

Essential Requirements:

Life sciences degree or other appropriate qualification (e.g. nursing, pharmacy)

Technical or scientific background
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Proven ability to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information 
Understanding of ABPI Code of Practice and its practical application
Proven ability to develop relationships with key thought leaders or investigators
Proven ability to work in a team
Chairing and facilitation skills
Ability to understand commercial development perspectives

Desirable:

Higher degree in science or business subject

Knowledge of relevant therapy areas

Experience in the development of clinical trial programmes in the support of the therapy area portfolio an advantage


AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the company

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that spans the discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and worldwide commercialisation of primary care and speciality care medicines.

We believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities. We build on our own capabilities by collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions and partnering with like-minded science-led companies.

Through leading in science, we are confident that we can transform the lives of people around the world and deliver value to our shareholders.

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