Oncology Sales Representative – Southwestern Ontario - #880325


Date: Dec 8, 2021
City: Thamesford, ON
Contract type: Full time

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and ignite 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. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

Oncology at AstraZeneca

Be part of fulfilling our ambition to be world leaders in Oncology. We are already the fastest growing team within AstraZeneca and across the industry, and there are countless new indications and targets in our game-changing pipeline. We deliver this value through launch excellence, commercial effectiveness, and maximizing the lifecycle. By leveraging our commercialized portfolio we are confident we can change the practice of medicine and redefine cancer treatment.

Our Position

Reporting to the Oncology Sales ManagerHematology, you are responsible for developing strategic relationships with key influencers based on a deep scientific understanding of issues to create opportunities and improve access to medicines for patients.

Are you entrepreneurial in nature, with a passion for customer engagement and putting patients first? Are you resilient and play to win; doing the right thing and acting with integrity, even in difficult situations? Do you want to join a culture that is science and patient-focused, agile and high-performing, focused on building opportunities to improve patient care?

Responsibilities include:

  • Build effective account strategies and plans in order to drive sales performance to exceed expectations while you creatively work within assigned budgets

  • Effectively communicate the scientific and clinical benefits of our products to top research and clinical practitioners

  • Create deep key account and key influencer relationships by analyzing problems, considering options and identifying innovative solutions by being tenacious and drawing upon all available resources

  • Build and arrange effective speaker programs with physician advocates and KOLs working with the broader Sales, Brand and Scientific team

  • Work aligned to all external regulations and internal policies and training requirements

  • Work collaboratively to share improved practices and create opportunities for learning and shared platforms

  • Collect and report Adverse Events in accordance with AstraZeneca policies and procedures


  • University degree in science and/or business

  • Hematology and/or oncology sales experience with sound knowledge of key account management

  • You have significant experience working in a competitive environment with a proven ability to act with urgency and focus in order to drive results

  • You have the ability to build strong business relationships, positively impact and influence others and quickly establish credibility

  • You have significant experience in developing and executing strategy to engage and influence customers and stakeholders in order to solve complicated issues or to leverage opportunities

  • You are well-organized with strong communication and business skills

  • You’re a great teammate who improves team cohesiveness and you thrive when working with a diverse and cross-functional team

About AstraZeneca

Here you’ll have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference to patients’ lives. With science at its heart, this is the place where breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicines – for the world’s most complex diseases. Answer unmet medical needs by pioneering the next wave of science, focusing on outcomes and shaping the patient ecosystem.

Great People want to Work with us! Find out why:

  • GTAA Top Employer Award for 7 years:https://reviews.canadastop100.com/top-employer-astrazeneca-canada

  • Best Workplace Culture Award at the 2018 Canadian HR Awards:https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/thriving-best-workplace-culture-gena-restivo/

  • Browse AstraZeneca's YouTube channel to find out more about us:https://www.youtube.com/user/astrazeneca

Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!

AstraZeneca is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees, our customers and the healthcare systems in the communities in which we serve. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and customers, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at AstraZeneca. As such, all offers of employment will be conditional upon either (i) proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) proof of need for accommodation under relevant human rights legislation, and AstraZeneca’s determination that the requested accommodation can be provided without undue hardship. You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or proof of need for accommodation during our background screening process.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing AZCHumanResources@astrazeneca.com.

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