Medical Advisor- Public Channel



Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. At AstraZeneca we are guided in our work by a strong set of values, and we’re resetting expectations of what a biopharmaceutical company can be. By truly following the science, we pioneer new methods, new thinking and bring unexpected teams together. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal, we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life changing medicines that transform lives. We need great people who share our passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world. If you’re swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.



Be part of redefining our future by thinking and acting differently. Be part of delivering our vision to be the leader in Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolism, Respiratory and Immunology, Oncology by 2025. We need to build on our heritage and think and act differently to evolve with the healthcare landscape. From becoming a digitally-enabled enterprise to accelerating launches. It means we are forward looking, challenge the status quo, reflect on insights, spot opportunities and act on smart risks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Identify and segment KEEs according to their scientific interest and related affiliations, develop the KEE engagement plan by collaborating with the regional teams in alignment with the institutional business strategy., and Build the KEE network & advocacy at government organizations, patient support groups & government institutes with constant scientific interaction & engagement.
  • Represent AZ at various Govt inst. Including state health dept and bureaucrats.
  • 75% of time in field is required for engagement with these priority HCPs and key external stakeholders.
  • Interact & Engage with Medical Associations, Societies & patient support groups, drive change in organizational clinical practice protocols in a highly credible, balanced/objective way, representing AZ's dedication to excel in science.
  • Collaborate locally with the regional & Corporate Affairs teams to identify the need gaps in cancer management and support in finding solutions in these accounts.
  • Support & execute key initiatives in collaboration with the Innovations team.
  • Support in creation of value dossiers for all approved indications and support the cross functional team to ensure inclusion of our approved indications/products into the respective institutional management protocol.
  • Provide support to the clinical studies, real world data generation and global clinical trials. on clinical site identification and patient recruitment.
  • Prepare and give relevant high level medical science presentations at congresses, symposia and scientific meetings driven by these institutes.
  • Help to develop medical science literature, i.e., write, edit and publish scientific articles and papers.
  • Respond to unsolicited stakeholder inquiries and provide focused, balanced and objective clinical / scientific information that supports the safe and appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s currently available products, including questions regarding off-label uses, and products under development, when appropriate to do so
  • Support the institutional team with medical science information (e.g., disease and treatment) and training
  • Effectively gather, analyze, synthesize and forward relevant new knowledge and meaningful insights about practices & management protocols at these accounts to internal colleagues
  • Ensure understanding of the AZ Global MSL Guide, AZ Code of Ethics, External Interactions Policy and Standards, and Publications Policy along with relevant local industry codes of conduct


  • Minimum 2-3 Years experience.
  • Versatile and excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and able to interact with Important stakeholders in Public channel including Govt officials and state bureaucrats.
  • Start off with Oncology and scale up to entire Org portfolio establishing scientific leadership in Public channel.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

  • If you’re curious to know more then please apply to this post and we will revert back to you.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.