Tumour Director Genitourinary and Gynaecological Cancers - Global and US Medical Information and Communications Oncology

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Type: Full time

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At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. We are highly passionate about our diverse and inclusive culture.

The Oncology Medical Information and Scientific Communications Team is on an exciting journey to serve healthcare professionals and patients with the best medical information and user-experience in innovative ways. New digital channels and services have been implemented and our content creation has been brought to a new level of customer satisfaction and services. The Oncology Medical Information team also acts as a Medical Communication function and creates high quality and innovative content for the field medical teams (MSLs). We are a team of more than 70 colleagues and grouped into 4 tumour areas and now expanding to 5.

The Tumour Director leads one of five tumour area teams in Oncology Medical Information and Communications. The Tumour Director is accountable for the Global and US Oncology Medical Information Tumour Area strategy and implementation. The Tumour Director will be part of the Oncology Medical Information Core Leadership Team (ONC MI-CLT) and the role includes leadership of a team of first-line managers and Medical Information and Medical Communications professionals.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Leading a Tumour Area Team of first line managers and Medical Information and Medical Communications professionals

  • Creation, planning and execution of the Medical Information Tumour Area strategy and tight collaboration with Global and US Medical Affairs Tumour Area heads and leads

  • Workforce planning, resource and budget planning, execution and reporting.

  • As a member of the Medical Information Core Leadership Team to evolve the organization for the future, ensure a great place to work and champion inclusion & diversity

  • People development, coaching and mentoring. Anticipates leadership development needs through demonstrated broad business perspective and effective needs analysis

  • As a member of the Global and US Medical Affairs Tumour Leadership Team, contribute to the development of the respective Tumour Area and Medicine strategies, objectives and plans

  • Drive collaboration with key Global and US stakeholders in Medical Affairs, Medical Excellence and Field Medical teams to define innovative approaches for delivery of scientific information for the Tumour Area

  • Coordinates with Medical Information and Medical Affairs Leadership across Global and US to develop, manage and maintain processes and technologies that maximize effective and efficient delivery of Scientific content

  • Responsible for the development or review of Global and US processes, guidance, job aids, and related documents for Medical Information.

Preferred Requirements

  • Doctoral level degree in scientific discipline or applicable health sciences field (PharmD, PhD, MD or equivalent)

  • Demonstrated Leadership experience in a team-based organization (>5 years) including people management, performance and talent management

  • Deep Medical information or Medical Affairs experience preferably in leadership roles

  • Demonstrated experience in Drug Information, Medical Communications, knowledge of applicable regulations and a patient-centric mindset

  • Experience in strategic planning processes and an understanding the business needs and the strategic impact of services on end user

  • Significant experience in budget management and understanding of basic financial procedures (including budget management) and demonstrated ability in project management

  • Ability to navigate in a matrix organization

  • Team player with a positive attitude who has the ability to work independently and lead teams

  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomatic and negotiation skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with good presentation skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to various business situations and environments

Innovative mindset with experience in developing new services & programs - Digital communications and services experience desired.

Are you ready to bring new insights and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours. Apply today.

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 follow all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements

Date Posted

22-Sep-2022

Closing Date

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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