Health Science, Marketing, Sales/New Business Development
At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life-changing medicines. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality.
Our Commercial Leadership Development Program is a 3-year program designed for forward-thinking recent MBA graduates passionate about healthcare and who see themselves in leadership roles in a science-led and patient-first organization.
About the program
The Commercial Leadership Development Program is a 3-year rotational program within the US Commercial Business. During your three years in the program, you will take on a series of challenging commercial management roles across our core functional areas – Marketing, Market Access, and Sales – that span the various therapeutic areas of the biopharmaceuticals business.
You will participate in three 12-month rotations which will provide you with great insights into our business along with the chance to influence our future direction.
As a Commercial Leadership Associate, you will:
Develop key skills to succeed, through exposure, including but not limited to project management, P&L management, product launches, omni-channel marketing, sales operations, strategy, and market access.
Build management and healthcare business acumen through personal development workshops, rotations aligned to business strategy, and access to training programs.
Grow as a business leader and gain unparalleled networking opportunities by working with your assignment managers and senior leaders who will be directly invested in your development.
Our current CLDPs have taken on some of these assignments:
Developed and orchestrated the implementation of field-promotional campaigns
Steered teams through multi-million dollar RFPs
Developed content strategy for ground breaking digital devices
Worked with senior leaders to develop long range strategic plans
What we’re looking for:
Current year MBA graduates
2-5 years of work experience prior to your MBA – pharmaceutical, healthcare, marketing, brand management or sales experience is preferred, but not required
Diverse work experience is highly preferred
Demonstrated leadership experience and passion for people
Strong interest in healthcare
Outstanding work ethic
Excellent written and oral communication skills
The aspiration, ability, engagement and leadership potential to take on challenging roles in AZ’s commercial business
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit www.astrazeneca.com.