AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Medical Advisor Oncology - NOBA in Södertälje, Sweden

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of prescription medicines, with one of our main focus areas being Oncology. Our footprint in the Nordic/Baltic area is significant, over 7 000 employees are working to develop and deliver life changing medicines to patients. We are working in close collaboration with health service providers to offer value for patients. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation, collaboration and offers opportunities for development. AstraZeneca Oncology has a long tradition in personalized treatment, and a strong and inspiring pipeline that includes both small molecules and immune therapy.

We are expanding our medical team and are hiring for the Medical Advisor role in Sweden.

The role

As the Medical Advisor Oncology, you are responsible for collaborating with health care professionals (HCPs) and share important scientific information to help inform clinical practice.

You as a Medical Advisor will support the strategy and clinical development of our oncology products, contribute to international & regional studies with medical input on feasibility, choice of study centers and site follow up and support etc. Ensure implementation and conduct of expanded access programs, compassionate use programs and individual patient supply programs.

As the Medical Advisor Oncology, you will be expected to attend and contribute in cross-functional meetings and projects on a Nordic/Baltic and local level.

Working in AstraZeneca Oncology you will be part of a large, and growing, team. The role will be reporting to the Nordic Medical Advisor Team Lead.


  • Collaborate closely with HCPs, and other experts, to ensure appropriate use of established and future AZ products

  • Contribute in developing study concepts, identify new opportunities, and work closely with national investigators to generate data to help inform clinical practice

  • Ensure medical and local input related to e.g. feasibility, site selection and site follow up in clinical trials (AZ and investigator initiated trials). And support of available early access programs

  • Drive proactive and reactive interactions through collecting and sharing medical and scientific knowledge across the oncology portfolio

  • Act as a local oncology expert supporting other functions within areas of expertise

  • Work cross-functionally to provide medical input on product strategies, cross functional plans and key deliverables including reimbursement dossiers

  • Work closely with colleagues across Nordic/Baltic to execute the Medical Affairs Oncology strategy

  • Collaborate with, and provide medical support to Medical Information and Regulatory Affairs

  • Responsible for medical review in the sign-off process for materials

  • Assure quality and deliverables are in accordance with written procedures and current legal requirements and internal standards

Essential requirements:

  • Master degree in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or natural sciences

  • Thorough knowledge or experience with oncology in the pharmaceutical industry and/or the Medical Affairs function.

  • Excellent knowledge in English and fluent in Swedish languages.

  • Structured, organized and being able to keep deadlines without compromising on quality

  • Proven ability to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information

  • Ability to collaborate externally and internally

  • Excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health care systems and payer structures in Sweden

  • Possesses business oriented thinking, and can apply this without compromising the scientific elements of the work

  • High ethical standard and good knowledge in pharmaceutical ethical framework

  • Driver’s license required

More information

For more information about the position please contact: Eli Norderhus Bergli

Welcome with your application no later than 15th August 2018. Interviews will be held ongoing during the application period.

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