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Commercial Leadership Development Associate

Job Description

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. At AstraZeneca, every employee makes a difference to patient lives every day.  Each and every one of us believes that science has the ability to change lives. and to deliver this it takes people with many diverse skillsets. When we deliver a life-changing medicine, that success comes from the combined efforts of all of our people.

The Commercial Leadership Development Associate (CLDA), contributes to development and execution of commercial operations to maximize the value of AstraZeneca's portfolio pipeline. The program includes building critical acumen by working across commercial functions- Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Commercial Operations, Finance and Strategy.

Main Accountabilities:

The CLDA is responsible for working with AstraZeneca’s Therapeutic Areas to develop and measure aspects of the marketing a specific focus on opportunity assessments, channel leadership, positioning, messaging, and launch/lifecycle planning. Assist internal and external customers by generating key insights that are utilized in the development of strategic operational plans.  The individual will assist with support of key customers to interpret market access information and provide insight to support business decisions as well as helping customers utilize these insights to shape future strategic initiatives. The individual will work closely with the Commercial leadership team to capture ad-hoc data questions and desired outcomes, make recommendations, and provide insight and guidance to further progress Market Access Insight tools and capabilities. 

Program Summary:

Our three-year rotational program combines hands-on experience with unparalleled networking opportunities designed to accelerate career development. The CLDA will receive a cohort-based project aligned to a key business challenge as well as a differentiated development investment to build leadership, management and coaching abilities.


Specialist Experience

Essential Requirements: 

  • Pharmaceutical and multi industry is strongly preferred
  • Understanding of market access landscape and experience with secondary analysis
  • Experience in managed markets internal and external information sources including sales data reporting, analysis and customer targeting strategies/method
  • Analytical skills including problem solving, forecasting, contract development and financial modelling

Basic Qualifications:

  • MBA Graduation dates: May/June, 2020, pursuing a career in Healthcare Management
  • Demonstrated academic achievement
  • Maximum of 2-6 years’ work experience prior to MBA
  • Commitment to relocate anywhere
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Agility/Leadership Potential


Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

  • United States
  • Pharma/Biotech
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
18 March 2020
Applications Deadline
30 May 2020

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