AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Medical Scientific Liaison- Oncology in Peru

At AstraZeneca, we’re not afraid to do things differently. We’re resetting expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening up new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

As Medical Scientific Liaison for Oncology for Peru and Ecuador, the Responsibilities of this role include:

Responsible for provision of high quality medical & scientific expertise on emerging treatment trends via in-depth expert medical and scientific product/disease area discussions and presentations of detailed clinical data in a non-promotional scientific context.Field-based position responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with healthcare professionals. Provides scientific, technical and pharmaco-economic information to customers. May also deliver medical education and clinical support to nurses and other medical professionals.

  1. Contribution to Brand Strategy by supporting cross-functional team(s)

• Provide AZ with an understanding of the local medical community landscape, clinical practice trends and real and/or perceived gaps in current scientific knowledge and medical treatment;

• Support of pre-launch activities for new therapeutic area, products and line extensions;

• Share HCPs insight and customer needs with cross-functional team;

• Share educational highlights and insight gathered while at scientific congress with colleagues;

• Monitor the competitors’ activities.

  1. Facilitate Local Clinical Research (as appropriate)

Scientific Information Management and Dissemination

  • Keep him/herself up-to-date in therapeutic area and product knowledge (including competitors);

  • Regular meeting with Opinion Leaders and Influence groups to build partnership, share data, request support and provide support including publications, slide sets;

  • Respond to unsolicited requests for information about unapproved AZ products or unapproved uses of approved products, presenting such information in an objective, well balanced, substantiated manner that is scientific in tone and content, free of promotional messages, truthful, and is not misleading.

  • Appropriately share data with HCPs discussing all aspects of the data in a scientific, objective and balanced way;

  • Respond to requests by HCPs for information about clinical/ scientific data relating to products in line with local legislation;

  • Facilitate continuous medical education events for HCPs;

  • Undertake activities that contribute to the implementation of Risk Minimization Plans;

  • Meet with peers regularly for formal shared learning and debrief with affiliate and revise shared objectives;

  • Attend scientific meetings.

Building Opinion Leader Relationships

  • Identify and partner with national, regional/local Opinion Leaders and influence or advocacy groups for AstraZeneca products;

  • Serve as information source for HCPs;

  • Work with HCPs as partners in scientific activities that help advance disease understanding and are consistent with Medical Affairs strategy & objectives, such as:

  • Identify potential speakers and train speakers as appropriate for local events

  • Provide recommendations for advisory board participants and serve as faculty/facilitators for advisory board meetings.

  • Contribution to Brand Strategy by supporting cross-functional team(s)

  • Provide AZ with an understanding of the local medical community landscape, clinical practice trends and real and/or perceived gaps in current scientific knowledge and medical treatment;

  • Support of pre-launch activities for new therapeutic area, products and line extensions;

  • Facilitate Local Clinical Research (as appropriate)

  • Share HCPs insight and customer needs with cross-functional team;

  • Share educational highlights and insight gathered while at scientific congress with colleagues;

  • Monitor the competitors’ activities.

  • To apply for this job, you must have a legal work permit to work in Peru.

  • You must be 100% fluent in Spanish and in English

  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

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.