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Medical Education Leader

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Gaithersburg, MD
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Location: Cambridge,
United Kingdom
United States
Västra Götaland,
Job reference: R-011432

Posted date: Jul. 31, 2017

We follow the science. Thinking boldly to pursue discoveries beyond imagination. Turning idea into life-changing medicines that meet unmet patient needs. You’ll make a difference by leading studies and cross-functional activities that enable early access to investigational medicinal products up to six months after marketing authorisation approval. It’s a uniquely stimulating, wide-ranging role that offers the opportunity to work across markets, regions and therapeutic areas.

General Responsibilities

Responsibility for the development and delivery of the AZ CVMD Global Medical education programme.

  • Work with the Head of External Scientific Affairs - Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, the Medical Affairs Leads and the GMA Lead team to develop peer-to-peer medical education meeting that enables high-level discussion on the management of diabetes in line with AZ strategy and incorporating new data pertaining to AstraZeneca’s portfolio of products where relevant.
  • Ensure that the programme is delivered in line with AZ compliance guidelines.
  • Manage Medical Education and Production agencies and the Global Conference Team to support delivery.
  • Manage the resources and budgets allocated for Medical Education activities.
  • Liaison with Regional and Country Medical teams to generate support for the programmes that Global develop and deliver.
  • Liaison with Congress organisers to secure optimal presence for AZ CVMD team at congress
  • Identification and briefing of faculty in line with AZ policies on FMV and meeting guidance.
  • Develop networks with other Medical Education Leads and with Global Commercial Excellence to improve/share best practice.
  • Specific projects to include.
  • Global Diabetes Expert Forum.
  • Satellite symposia at key congress to include EASD, IDF, ESC and other congress as agreed by the CVMD lead team.


Essential Requirements:

  • Strong team leadership and communication skills, with demonstrated experience of working with KEE at the highest level.
  • Ability to operate with a high degree of independent judgement and initiative.
  • Highly advanced organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate and prioritise complex projects.
  • Enthusiastic, resolute and flexible approach to work.
  • Able to motivate and encourage others in support functions to deliver to the best of their ability.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

Applications open: 26th July 2017

Applications close: 26th August 2017