AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Associate Director Lung Cancer Franchise Regional Marketing (Atlanta, GA) in Atlanta, Georgia

At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day.

Each and every one of us believes that science has the ability to change lives and that to deliver this takes many people with many skill sets. When we deliver a life-changing medicine, that success comes from the combined efforts of all of our people.

The Associate Director Lung Cancer Franchise Regional Marketing will be responsible for executing an external strategic plan with key customers across the portfolio, including Tagrisso and Imfinzi, to position AstraZeneca (AZ) externally as a commercial leader in the treatment of lung cancer.

This position will report directly into the Lung Cancer Franchise Customer Marketing Director – Oncology Southeastern portion of the West Region and will work in close partnership with cross functional partners including brand marketing, field sales, medical affairs, global marketing, market access and other functions in order to play a critical role in ensuring the franchise has a market leadership presence with key customers.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Utilize input from external thought leaders to help build market leadership and commercial strategies through one on one meetings.

  • Execute the franchise strategic plan at national, regional, and local scientific meetings with a common purpose and strategy.

  • Escalate market challenges/barriers to leadership to consider appropriate ways to address these between medical affairs and commercial.

  • Coordinate and execute commercial advisory board meetings to help inform brand strategy.

  • Possess strong business acumen skills, as role is responsible for managing multiple program budgets, timelines, process and procedures.

  • Develop expertise on thought leaders and the lung cancer marketplace.

  • Lead and facilitate thought leader interactions across multiple teams.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree; preferably in a relevant field

  • 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with experience in one or more of the following: managed markets, brand marketing, sales management, strategic planning

  • Experienced in Oncology, specifically in Lung Cancer

  • Skilled in relationship building with thought leaders

  • Be available to work some evenings and weekends

  • Live in and have relationships with oncology practices and institutions within the geography which includes - FL, GA, AL, MS, LA, MO, AK, and KS.

  • Expected travel up to 50% monthly

Preferred Requirements:

  • MBA in marketing or pharmaceutical marketing

  • Great communication skills

  • Ability to manage complex projects

  • Demonstrated ability to lead without authority

  • Ability to gauge the feasibility, impact and risks of proposed programs

  • Comfort operating in a highly regulated environment and industry

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