AstraZeneca – Medical Advisor Oncology

MPS Baltic client – AstraZeneca – is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Medical Advisor (Oncology) to join AstraZeneca in Lithuania (Vilnius)


Key responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Collaborate with HCPs and other relevant stakeholders to drive partnerships and share important scientific information to inform clinical practice
  • Develop and implement the medical strategy of Oncology portfolio, and in close cross-functional collaboration define the local strategies to enable access to innovative treatment solutions
  • Be the local lead in defining the evidence generation strategy (incl RWE/RWD projects) as well as providing input into study feasibility for international & regional studies, where relevant
  • Ensure implementation and conduct of expanded access programs and/or individual patient supply programs
  • Drive proactive and reactive interactions through collecting and sharing medical and scientific knowledge across the Oncology portfolio
  • Work cross-functionally to provide medical input on disease area and product strategies, cross functional plans and key deliverables including reimbursement dossiers
  • Contribute in developing study concepts, identify new opportunities, and work closely with national investigators to generate data to help inform clinical practice
  • Support implementation of available early access programs; Ensure medical and local input related to e.g. feasibility, site selection and site follow up in clinical trials (AZ and investigator initiated trials)
  • Collaborate with, and provide medical support to Medical Information and Regulatory Affairs
  • Responsible for medical review in the sign-off process for materials


Essential for the role:

  • Master’s degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry or Natural Sciences
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is required, incl. excellent knowledge of pharmaceutical drug development and local health care system
  • Previous experience within Medical Affairs function and experience within oncology is preferred
  • Proven ability to understand, assimilate and communicate scientific information and present this with high impact
  • Structured, organized and able to keep deadlines without compromising on quality
  • High ethical standards and good knowledge in pharmaceutical ethical framework
  • Excellent knowledge in English and Lithuanian languages
  • Driver’s license required


What is offered:

  • A possibility to join one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies
  • Competitive salary matching your competency
  • Private health insurance
  • Additional paid holidays (one week extra holidays and Christmas holidays)
  • Professional and personal growth, continuous learning, and development
  • A meaningful work making a difference to medicine, patients, and society
  • An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration
  • Hybrid work model (a mixture of both onsite and remote working)


Should you feel that your skills and experience match the above we would be delighted to receive your application. To apply in the strictest confidentiality, please send your fully detailed CV in English marked “Medical Advisor“ to executive search company “MPS Baltic” no later than 10th of April by email:  or apply here.


If you have any questions, please contact MPS Baltic consultant Sigita Kilkutė +37066603999, .


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