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Marketing Lead - Oncology - Haematology

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Job Title: Marketing Lead - Oncology - Haematology

Location: London

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Advert Closing Date: 5th April 2024

Join us at AstraZeneca as we continue leadership in the area of Haematology. As the Marketing Lead, you will be at the forefront of developing brand strategies for several product indications, driving product adoption and delivering positive outcomes. You will collaborate with internal partners and key customer groups, ensuring alignment with regional and global plans. This role offers an exciting opportunity to deliver agreed sales targets and customer value within defined resources.


As the Marketing Lead, you will ensure compliance with all AZ Governance Framework and ABPI Code of Practice. You will contribute towards the delivery of the annual P&L, Contribution and Sales targets, manage budgets, and lead the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans. You will also be responsible for leading Brand Managers, building strong external relationships within Oncology, overseeing budget planning, and working collaboratively with the collaboration partner to develop and implement brand strategy.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Degree qualified, ideally with additional post-graduate qualification such as an MBA
  • Strong marketing leadership with a successful track record of growing market share
  • Pharmaceutical experience in Oncology at senior marketing level
  • Experience of working within cross-functional business units
  • In depth understanding of Account Planning and Customer Engagement programme and processes
  • Good knowledge of local and international Oncology through leaders
  • In depth understanding of local healthcare system pricing and reimbursement
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • It is mandatory for the performance of this role to hold or successfully acquire Nominated Signatory status.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • MBA
  • Sales management experience
  • Breast Cancer experience

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca's Oncology Business Unit, we are driven by our ambition to be world leaders in Oncology. We have a game-changing pipeline with countless new indications and targets. Since our renewed focus on building our Oncology function, we have had great success with 7 new Oncology medicines since 2013. We are ranked at the top of the invention scale with “best pipeline” by ‘IDEA Pharma’. We have an ambitious goal to deliver 6 new molecular entities by 2025. By leveraging our commercialised portfolio we are confident we can change the practice of medicine and redefine cancer treatment.

At AstraZeneca UK, we are committed to delivering against three missions:

  • Accelerating the position of the UK as a global centre of excellence in life sciences
  • Redefining healthcare through fast and equitable access to the most effective medicines, high quality care
  • Delivering sustainable leadership that prioritises healthy people, society and planet

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

Are you ready to join a team that's making a real impact on patients' lives?

Apply now and let's reimagine medicine together!

Are you ready to make a difference? Are you ready to redefine cancer treatment? Join us at AstraZeneca! Apply now!

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Closing Date

05-Apr-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.
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