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External Engagement Manager - Field based

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Leicestershire

Job Type: Full time


External Engagement Manager

Region: Field based

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Advert Closing Date: 8th February 2023

Do you have expertise in and passion for External Engagement Management? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Vaccine and Immune Therapies in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

What you'll do

The External Engagement Manager (EEM) will support the delivery of a comprehensive external engagement strategy for AstraZeneca UK across Vaccines and Immune Therapies. The role will deliver the V&I Business Unit’s engagement strategy with selected and agreed Key External Experts and organisations (clinical, scientific and strategic service delivery pathways).

In this role, the External Engagement Manager will develop key working relationships with the Sales, Marketing, and Medical function to develop and implement a connected V&I engagement strategy across COVID, RSV, Influenza and our future pipeline. In addition, the EEM will be responsible for designing and agreeing on the tracking of deliverables and feeding forward proactively to optimise the resource and activity investments involved in advocacy, both scientific and sharing of best clinical practice, meetings programmes and congress activity and responsible for the selection of activities in line with all strategic brand plans for all V&I brands.

Site Location

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.

Minimum requirements for this role

  • Significant experience in sales or marketing
  • Degree level or equivalent
  • Demonstrable track record of highly successful and consistent commercial delivery
  • Track record of strong working relationships with external stakeholders, including KEEs from across the full range of the MDT.
  • Demonstrated success in managing, executing and reviewing the impact of complex projects, including digital initiatives.
  • Experience delivering desired results in a complex environment with multiple priorities and stakeholders.
  • Effective matrix leadership experience.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours.

We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

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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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