US Medical Head, Renal
Location - Wilmington, DE
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As the US Medical Head, Renal you'll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.
What You'll Do
Co-lead the Renal Brand team with the Commercial Brand Leader
Lead Core Medical Team (CMT)
Accountable for the US brand medical strategy and creation and delivery of brand medical plan
Accountable for an appropriate budget and resource requirements to support the development needs for the brand.
Lead the delivery of U.S.-based clinical development activities, including Clinical Trials, Real World Evidence Studies, Investigator Initiated and Sponsored Research, and Publications
Manage and develop direct reports and deployed resources including brand Medical Directors, Field Physicians, and Directors of Medical Alignment (as appropriate)
As part of Medical Plan, ensure comprehensive engagement plan with customers and key stakeholders, e.g., Managed Care Organizations, Key Opinion Leaders, Key Institutions and Hospital Systems, Professional Societies
Participating in and collaborating with both commercial and development in the labeling negotiations for a product approval.
Represent US Medical on Renal Global Medical Teams, incorporating US healthcare system perspectives and personal expertise into both the Global and US Medical Affairs strategy and operational plans.
Ensure compliance with all AZ corporate policies
Essential for the role
Minimum 5 years in pharmaceutical/medical industry
Strong leadership skills
Proven teamwork and collaboration skills
Board Certified Nephrologist
Strong scientific background; knowledge and experience in renal disease
Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in a strategy-setting role within Medical
Experience developing and/or launching a new pharmaceutical product
Broad cross-functional pharmaceutical and cross-functional general management experience
National travel will be approximately 20% of time - upon lift of company's travel ban.
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.
So, what's next!
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