Global Diagnostic Lead - Breast

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Type: Full time

Posted


A dedicated Oncology unit, this is the place to build a world-class career. AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm with the bold ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. We are proud to work on ground-breaking science with one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the business.

As theGlobalDiagnostic Lead foran ADC Therapy area, you will be accountable for some of theindications in theADC therapyportfolio utilising your current diagnostic and clinical testing market experience to make an impact within AstraZeneca. This is an exciting office-based role with great scope to be entrepreneurial, to drive AstraZeneca’s class-leading Breast Cancer portfolio and ultimately bring significant value to patients and HCPs.

The Global Diagnostic Lead works to ensure the availability and timely implementation of high quality Diagnostic testing solutions to enable optimal patient selection and treatment. Reporting to the Global Diagnostic Director for Breast cancer, you will support the development and delivery of our Global Diagnostic strategy and activities. An important element of this role is therefore to work collaboratively with the Marketing Company (Country) Diagnostic, commercial and medical teams, creating and executing tactical plans with a good understanding of clinical and operational issues that affect the testing pathway and test quality, developing tailored solutions as needed.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Development and delivery of global diagnostic activities, in line with global Diagnostic strategy

  • Working with the Marketing companies (MCs) to understand the challenges and support plans to overcome these with effective interventions

  • Manage key activities to address the need for high levels of quality in the relevant diagnostic tests in conjunction with the GDx Scientific Affairs Team.

  • Identify and overcome barriers to effective patient identification through partnerships with diagnostic companies, lab networks, policy makers and Health Care Professionals (HCPs)

  • Deliver technical data presentations for the purposes of internal training or to improve scientific understanding

  • Adhere to the AZ Code of Conduct, Standards, and SOPs as well as comply with all regulatory and compliance requirements for your role

Internal Contacts

  • Global Diagnostic Director

  • Senior Director, Global Oncology Biomarker and CDx Strategy at Daiichi Sankyo (DS)

  • Breast cancer Global Marketing Brand teams (AZ & DS)

  • Breast cancer Global medical affairs teams (AZ & DS)

  • Relevant members of the Precision Medicines and Biosamples Team.

  • Marketing Company contacts esp. Diagnostic leaders (AZ & DS)

External Customers:

  • Laboratory Experts

  • Health Care Professionals

  • Diagnostic Partners

  • Professional Associations and Societies

Minimum Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel Globally

Preferred Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in life sciences

  • Diagnostic/oncology marketing experience

  • 5+ years of experience in diagnostic market and clinical testing market; preferably Oncology experience

  • Proven experience with a broad base of external customers including pathologists, oncologists.

  • Leadership attributes to set direction, generate commitment, balance short and long term needs, constructively resolve issues

  • Project management experience

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

14-Nov-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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