Medical Affairs Manager (GI/Uro-Gynae)

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Medical Affairs Manager (GI/Uro-Gynae)

London, UK

Competitive salary & benefits

Closing Date: Friday 9th December

Do you have expertise in, and passion for Medical Affairs? Would you like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

There are countless opportunities to develop and grow with AstraZeneca – working with top people to build a diverse career and learn what Commercial looks like at its best. A crucial step on the journey to being a future leader – it’s a fantastic opportunity if you’re up for the challenge.

At AstraZeneca UK, we bring life-changing medicines to patients across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 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!


Our move to Pancras Square offers us the strongest possible platform to transform the lives of patients in the UK, as the country’s leading biopharmaceutical company. It will bring AstraZeneca UK closer to our customers, partners and stakeholders in the UK’s healthcare environment, as well as foster greater collaboration with the wider AstraZeneca footprint.

What you’ll do

Working within the Oncology Business Unit the successful person will provide Medical input to business strategic and operational planning for GI/Uro-Gynae Therapy Areas, including development of the Medical Affairs plans.

In addition, the incumbent will also aid the delivery of clinical insight, customer focus and clinical governance into Medical and Business Unit objectives.

Expectations will be to deliver Therapy Area /Brand objectives as outlined in the Brand Medical Plans and pre-launch peri-launch medical plans and activities.

Key tasks involve ensuring the patient is central to all activities and work with the medical affairs leadership team to support internal and external educational needs, to create KPIs to define project success ensuring value-adding outcomes are captured.


  • Registered Physician (preferably GMC) or Pharmacist (General Pharmaceutical Council)
  • Experience in Oncology, ideally in GI or Uro-Gynae
  • Knowledable about the NHS landscape and set up
  • Proven ability to interact with external stakeholders
  • Evidence of effective team working and accountability
  • It is mandatory for the performance of this role to hold or successfully acquire Nominated Signatory status. You are required to gain Nominated Signatory status within 6 months of commencing your role. You are also required to pass re-validation testing every 12 months


  • Higher Degree in Oncology (e.g. PhD / MSc Oncology)
  • Member/Fellow of a Royal College of Physicians/Surgeons/GPs or the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Technical expertise in the allocated disease/therapy area
  • Prior experience of the pharmaceutical industry

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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.

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