AstraZeneca Published: October 20, 2017 (about 1 month ago)
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Frida Tone
070 450 60 18


Your new company  AstraZeneca is Anglo–Swedish and one of the world’s most exciting multinational biopharmaceutical companies. They have made numerous corporate acquisitions, including Cambridge Antibody Technology, MedImmuneSpirogen  and Definiens, and has a portfolio of products for major disease areas including cancer, hematology, respiratory and diabetes. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal, they are on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. AstraZeneca needs great people who share their passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world. AstraZeneca are more than that; at AstraZeneca, they are proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. As a part of AstraZeneca, the Nordic-Baltic Marketing Company is working to ensure that their innovative products reach the patients that can benefit from it. AstraZeneca works in close collaboration with healthcare in all countries to build success for their medicines and value for the customers. For more information visit

Your new role  Now you have a great opportunity to join AstraZeneca and help them deliver life-changing medicines!

On behalf of AstraZeneca, Hays is looking for a Nordic/Baltic Senior Medical Advisor. This is an office-based medical affairs professional with excellent scientific and therapeutic-area understanding and knowledge. The Senior Medical Advisor is responsible for outlining the Nordic/Baltic medical strategy and Medical Activity Plan within Immuno-Oncology, Head & Neck and Bladder in collaboration with the Medical Affairs Director and in line with the global Medical Activity Plan. The Senior Medical Advisor acts as a resource to team members and peers as they continually build their own individual scientific knowledge in the responsible therapeutic area/s. The Senior Medical Advisor should demonstrate collaborative cross-functional working relationships with internal stakeholders.

The Senior Medical Advisor is mainly office-based but can also engage in in-depth medical and scientific product or disease area discussions, and presentations in a non-promotional scientific context. All activities are to be executed in alignment with internal and external standards and SOPs.

The Senior Medical Advisor is a member of Nordic cross-functional team accountable for evidence generation and value propositions and can participate on an agenda-driven ad-hoc basis in the Therapeutic Area/Franchise Leadership Team, and in business reviews.

The Senior Medical Advisor reports to the Medical Affairs Director, Oncology/Hematology and may be located anywhere in the Nordics.

What you'll need to succeed

We are looking for candidates with the following:

-Preferably Medical Doctor OR Master’s Degree in life sciences OR a related discipline

-Knowledge within Immuno-Oncology OR head & neck and bladder cancer

-Experience in product launch or strategy development and execution

-Experience working on cross-functional teams

-Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to a variety of audiences

-Excellent strategic thinker

-Established project management ability

-Excellent presentation skills

-Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

-Fluent in English and one Nordic language

-Ability to travel

-Driver’s license required


-Clinical and/or research experience within relevant therapeutic area

-Great understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, health care systems and payer structures in the Nordic and    Baltic countries

-Five+ years of experience from medical affairs

-Strong leadership and management capabilities

What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and personal letter in one document, or call us. Frida Tone Recruitment Consultant. 070 450 60 18,

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