AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Sr. Medical Information Manager in Wilmington, Delaware

The Senior Medical Information Manager is responsible for the execution of Medical Information brand/therapeutic area deliverables, including answering medical inquiries from healthcare professionals, reviewing/providing scientific consult to promotional materials, and development of scientific content to support Medical Affairs. Generally, this role is focused on one of two areas: scientific content/brand support or customer engagement. The area of focus is determined based on the current needs of the Therapeutic Area.

Major Responsibilities

General

  • Demonstrate scientific and business expertise relevant to therapeutic areas, including products, disease state management, emerging therapies, and the competitive landscape

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify scientific information to meet customer needs

  • Monitor the medical environment (including medical inquiries) and apply scientific expertise, integrated with regulatory and compliance knowledge, to impact Brand/Therapeutic Area strategy

  • Provide scientific training to the Brand/Therapeutic Area Medical Information colleagues

  • Provide staffing support for the Medical Information booth at scientific conventions

Scientific Content/Brand Support

  • Accountable for Medical Information contribution to promotional review by:

  • Providing strategic scientific consults on brand messages

  • Reviewing promotional materials for content and accuracy

  • Contribute to the prioritization of review for promotional materials

  • Coordinate development, review and approval of clinical Data on File Packets to support promotional claims

  • Contribute to and or lead the development, review and maintenance of Medical Affairs scientific materials, including Managed Market documents, in collaboration with Medical Affairs colleagues

  • Coordinate with Medical Affairs colleagues, vendor and outsource provider to develop content

customer insight to identify, update, and develop scientific materials

  • Participate in Medical Affairs training initiatives to:

  • Provide consult to Medical Affairs key stakeholders and vendors to shape the content and development of training materials

  • Develop the content for brand scientific training in conjunction with Medical Affairs Training Team where applicable

  • Other activities include:

  • Coordinate, create, and/or review submissions to external Drug Information Resources and Evidence-Based Practice Centers.

  • Lead the compendia submission process for Medical Affairs

  • Provide consult to Regulatory/Labeling committee and the US publications team on brand publications

Customer Engagement

  • Respond to Medical Inquiries and engage in appropriate scientific information exchanges with Health Care Providers via multiple channels (i.e. verbal, written).

  • Manage accurate, focused, and scientifically balanced clinical and scientific information exchanges with Health Care Providers that support the appropriate use of and clinically differentiate AstraZeneca products.

  • Utilize multiple approved technologies to engage customers in appropriate scientific exchange

  • Identify, analyze and/or report trends in medical and scientific insight (including Medical Inquiries) to Medical Affairs stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Pharmacy (PharmD preferred), Pharmacology, Science or equivalent clinical experience

  • 1-3 years experience in pharmaceutical industry based Drug/Medical Information or equivalent industry experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication and management

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to apply FDA, legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements to Medical Affairs activities and drug information delivery

  • Understanding of the information needs for various customer segments

  • Strong collaboration skills

Preferred Background

  • 2-4 years experience in pharmaceutical industry in drug information, preferably in Medical Affairs

  • Clinical Pharmacy experience with patient care exposure

  • Drug Information Residency or equivalent experience

  • Experience working with Commercial or Brand Teams

  • Strong leadership ability

  • Medical information call center experience

  • Experience leading projects and teams

  • Managed Markets or HEOR experience

  • Pharmacy Licensure preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Expert Scientific Knowledge

  • Leadership Skills

  • Drug Information Management Expertise

  • Medical / technical writing experience

  • Organization Savvy

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Ability to work in a complex and evolving environment