Medical Affairs Manager - GU/GI/GYN

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Medical Affairs Manager – GU/GI/GYN

London Pancras Square - Hybrid (minimum 3 days in the office)

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Advert Closing Date: 11th June 2023

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Medical Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Oncology sector in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines?

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.

Business Area

Change the way cancer is treated by making an impact at every point in the patient journey. We are thinking and acting faster than anyone to ensure the data we’re producing helps physicians care for patients better. To ultimately deliver clinical promises to the real world, improve patient outcomes and their quality of life.

Join our globally-renowned Oncology area, which is leading the rapid business growth of our enterprise and ever-evolving industry. It’s an exciting time to join as we work towards our big ambitions with entrepreneurial thinking and innovation. It’s up to us to find solutions and act fast to make them happen.

We are committed to advancing the science of oncology to deliver life-changing medicines to people most in need. Our broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused on the disease areas of: breast, ovarian, lung, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and haematological cancers, using four key scientific approaches: immunotherapy, tumour drivers and resistance mechanisms, DNA damage response, and antibody-drug conjugates. Our ambition is to eliminate cancer as a cause of death through scientific discovery and collaborations.

What you’ll do

As Medical Affairs Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific abilities into making a positive impact on patients’ lives. The team you’d be joining is dynamic, forward looking and has an industry leading set of existing and pipeline products.

As a Medical Affairs Manager you will be the clinical specialist delivering medical insight and governance into projects and activities supporting the Business Development and Cornerstone portfolio, in order to meet product and/or Therapy Area objectives, including Due Diligence activities. To transition key business development projects into Medical Affairs as the medical and data expert; Act to ensure GCP requirements are fully complied with and in line with the local Quality Management System (QMS) SOP and all other AZ policies and Standards.

Essential for this role

  • Registered Physician (GMC), Pharmacist (General Pharmaceutical Council) or Scientist (PhD/MSc)
  • Good knowledge of the ABPI Code of Practice
  • Knowledgeable about the UK NHS landscape and set up
  • Proven track record of interacting with external stakeholders
  • Evidence of effective team working and accountability
  • Proven project management skills
  • Desirable:

  • Higher Degree in Oncology (e.g. PhD / MSc in Oncology)
  • Member/Fellow of a Royal College of Physicians/Surgeons/GPs or the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Technical expertise in the allocated disease/therapy area
  • The ABPI Final Signatory status
  • Experience in evidence-generation project
  • 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?

If you are inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do by joining us on this exciting journey and believe you can contribute to this bold ambition – join us!

Where can I find out more?

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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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